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How much RAM needed to turn pagefile off?

Last response: in Windows 7
August 23, 2011 7:43:50 PM

I was wondering how much ram I would need to buy to turn off the windows virtual memory? And should I buy ECC or non registered memory? Would 8 gigs of dual channel memory be enough? Also,is it ago to have to sets of dual channel memory (4 x 2 gigs DDR3-1600mhz)?Sorry for the loaded question and thank you in advance.
a b } Memory
a c 217 $ Windows 7
August 23, 2011 8:14:31 PM

Most desktop motherboards do NOT use ECC ram. It's mostly for servers. Also, the amount of ram depends on the programs you use. Some programs require a page file no matter how much ram you have. With 8 gig, you should be able to get rid of the page file. You can run the resource monitor built into windows to see how much ram you are consuming.
a b } Memory
a b $ Windows 7
August 23, 2011 8:36:00 PM

if you can, use two 4GB memory sticks. sometimes four memory stickes can cause problems.