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Why Vista needs 4GB of RAM (Aug 2008)
« on: March 04, 2017, 01:55:45 PM »
http://www.techradar.com/news/software/operating-systems/upgrades/computing-components/computing/why-vista-needs-4gb-of-ram-446508

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Vista is a pig. It's a voraciously greedy resource hog that gobbles up more system resources than any previous operating system. That much is well documented.

It's baffling to note, therefore, that PC-buying punters remain seduced by the big, computational beasts of the component jungle. All too often, PCs are specced up with snazzy CPUs and graphics cards while scant regard is paid to that other performance-critical resource: system memory.

Every year, the likes of NVIDIA, Intel and AMD pour hundreds of millions of dollars into the development of bigger, better and faster chips. There's a similar investment in marketing, promotion and general punter prodding. Admittedly, it'd be easy to draw the conclusion that raw computing power is what you really need.