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Re: Laptop Ram?



I just upgraded from 128MB RAM to 384 MB myself, and it
certainly helped on graphics as Murray mentioned.  I was going
for another 128 MB, but saw the price was $60 a stick for 128MB
so decided the 3rd slot I had open...that's pretty cheap I think.

de Bill, N4DH

At 10:19 1/16/01 +1100, Murray Peterson  VK2KGM wrote:
>In my experience the effect RAM has is software dependant but generally
>increasing the size of you RAM will do much more to speed up you computer
>than increasing the CPU speed. The slowest process is usually accessing or
>storing information on your hard drive(s) and so the less this has to be
>done, the faster everything goes.
>
>My computer (I'm using now - a desk top) has 128 MB RAM and my wife's
>computer has 384 MB RAM and the difference is quite noticable, especially
>when manipulating graphics etc.
>
>Regards,
>Murray Peterson
>VK2KGM
>Sydney, NSW,
>Australia
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Tony AB2CJ" <ab2cj@nais.com>
>To: "_AMSAT_list (E-mail)" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 6:49 AM
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Laptop Ram?
>
>
> > Greetings
> >
> > Off topic question pse....
> >
> > I have a 133 Pentium Laptop with 16 meg of RAM. It works fine for most ham
> > radio applications but, slows  when opening and running more than one
> > program at a time. My question is, would I see much difference in speed
> > changing from 16 to 32 meg? It's not possible to upgrade the Pentium so
>I'm
> > stuck with the 133 processor speed.
> >
> > Thanks
> > 73, Tony
> > AB2CJ
> >
> >
> >
> >
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