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December 30, 2011 6:48:27 AM

For the last couple of weeks I have been reading up about Ramdisk, and with mixed reviews. I was going to purchase extra memory to have 8gb ramdisk, but with my ssd, I wasn't sure if it would be beneficial. I do the occasional Adobe Premiere, but mostly gamiing.

Here are the specs that are relevant:

AMD Phenom x4 @4ghz
Agility 3 240gb on Sata III
Asus Sabretooth
8gb (2x4) Corsair XMS3 1600

The reason I have to mix memory is bcuz Newegg is currently only has 1 ram stick available for the memory that I bought, so I have to mix, but it's with another Corsair batch.

I have

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

But, I would have to purchase this. It runs at a higher speed but I know my mobo would automatically adjust. My main concern is would the memory timins and voltage adjust to be compatible?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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a c 146 } Memory
December 30, 2011 7:20:04 AM

They have the same voltage and everything will be done by mobo anyway.
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a c 146 } Memory
December 30, 2011 7:20:55 AM

I use the RAMdisk, what program are u going to use?
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December 30, 2011 7:44:59 PM

I know there is a lot of debate about the number of write/rewrites an SSD can handle, and it's much better than when they first started out, but I really want to prolong the longevity of my SSD.

Watching HD movies and gaming can be a couple gb worth of write and rewrites.

Like I said, I mostly game, movies, the occasional adobe, and the occasional audio convert. I was reading how I could have my browsers temp be in a ram disk. Nobody has money to burn or throw away, but I want to make sure it would be a good investment.
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December 30, 2011 7:46:18 PM

Best answer selected by pharoahhalfdead.
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