DannPM31 wrote:Do you foresee a future where Mint will ever use even 16 gigs (much less approach 32GB) for any particular array of applications?
Jamesc359 wrote:I don't know if you'll ever need that much RAM. But having the ability to upgrade in the future is always nice. So yeah, if you can comfortably afford 16Gig, go for it. Just don't neglect other components (e.g. CPU, Video, etc.) to get that much ram.
gollum17 wrote:This gave me a chuckle. Sounds like you have a nice system
My pc runs mint 14 cinnamon just fine with 2gbs of ram (tried win 7... booooo it stink, i just got wine and can run mostly anything windows can + linux).
Dont look at me that way I am a cheapskate (first custom built pc of my own)
xenopeek wrote:DannPM31 wrote:my first home computer and that had just 32 KiB of RAM.
DannPM31 wrote:I'm building my own system, motherboard has room for 32 gigs of RAM. Looking to install 16 gigs dual channel (leaving two slots for expansion later to 32GB)
Will be running Linux Mint 64bit Nadia exclusively (my favorite OS by leaps and bounds over anything else)
Is this ridiculous overkill to do 16 gigs with this RAM-efficient of an OS?
DannPM31 wrote:... Looking to install 16 gigs dual channel (leaving two slots for expansion later to 32GB)
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