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Topic # 176917 16-Jul-2015 11:04
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I guess this is the polar opposite of seeing a sale with a price you know must be a mistake because its to low. What if the shoe is on the other foot though. Had a laugh when I seen this come through today. Be quick guys there are only 30 left.





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  Reply # 1345288 16-Jul-2015 11:12
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Only 2 per order. NOES!!!11!

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  Reply # 1345294 16-Jul-2015 11:17
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"RAM is still the single most cost effective and easy thing to upgrade on your laptop."

 

 

 

Easy - yes. Cost-effective? I'd have thought SSD would be the winner there these days.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1345345 16-Jul-2015 12:13
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Took a laptop from 8 to 16 gigs and saw stuff all difference.

Perhaps if it was going from 2 to 4 then there would be some impact, but adding an 8 gig stick wont do much for the average laptop.




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  Reply # 1345473 16-Jul-2015 13:54
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I recently went form 2 to 6gb on an old C2D desktop and its a completely different beast, that said i was moving a large number of mp3 & mpg files from one folder to another folder on same HDD and was surprised how it struggled was using anywhere between 20~40% of CPU & ram resources while HDD was sitting at 100%, I'm thinking a SSD would have made a huge difference in that situation?

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  Reply # 1345476 16-Jul-2015 13:56
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Wade: I recently went form 2 to 6gb on an old C2D desktop and its a completely different beast, that said i was moving a large number of mp3 & mpg files from one folder to another folder on same HDD and was surprised how it struggled was using anywhere between 20~40% of CPU & ram resources while HDD was sitting at 100%, I'm thinking a SSD would have made a huge difference in that situation?


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  Reply # 1345500 16-Jul-2015 14:43
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SSD for the win every day of the week.

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  Reply # 1345566 16-Jul-2015 15:53
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Just upgraded a laptop from 4 to 12gb of memory and it's made a world of difference, such a dream to use now. Thankfully I got a slightly better deal than the one posted by OP.

(as a side note, I had to buy a laptop that required the keyboard and than mothorboard to be removed to access the memory slots ofcourse...).

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