Does ReadyBoost really work? Tags: Flash Media Microsoft Storage Last response: March 21, 2008 1:19 AM in Storage Share babaghan March 20, 2008 11:36:33 PM Does ReadyBoost really work or is Microsoft giving us a snow-job? I have a fairly high-end system and am doubtful it can help me. More about : readyboost work Nik_I March 21, 2008 12:10:27 AM well with your system, it's unlikely to do anything at all. on a lower-end system, it might however. although it did nothing for me with a 1GB memory stick when i tried vista on a P4 2.6 and 512MB of ram. lp231 a b G Storage March 21, 2008 12:44:20 AM I've it on a Vista system with 1GB of ram and the memory usage with my 8GB flash drive is around 30%. After I've pulled out the flash drive the system's memory usage was round 50%. The maximum amount for readyboost is 4GB, and there is a patch on somewhere on the microsoft's site that lets you used higher capacity USB flash drives and SDHC SD cards. The patch is KB936825 Related resources Vista Readyboost, How well does it really work? - Tech Support Does readyboost really work? - Forum will readyboost really work? - Tech Support Readyboost really work? - Forum Does readyboost in win 7 actually work - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer blacksci March 21, 2008 1:11:06 AM Ready boost gives a small boost, but your 2.0 usb port is slower then your fsb, so dont expect any amazing results Shadow703793 a b G Storage March 21, 2008 1:19:30 AM @OP: See: http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/01/31/windows-vista-su... look at page 4 for results. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi would love to buy a console, but i love mouse and keyboard, does xim really work? solution Does Nvidia Inspector FPS limit really work? solution SolvedDoes ReadyBoost help on a good PC? Forum Which SD card type does ReadyBoost best, for the Acer Aspire One 725, on Win8 64-bit? solution Does the Bulldozer hotfix really work? Forum SolvedReadyboost niot working?please help solution Does crossfire really work Forum Does the i-Soft Fanless Notebook Cooler really work? Forum How does multitasking really work? Forum Neat looking memory cooler, but does it really work? Forum How does a modern 3d game REALLY work??? Forum This Really Does work - Just try it! Forum 48 bit LBA, does it ever really work? Forum how does RAM really work? Forum Dual Channel RAM, how does that really work? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !