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Old June 11, 2007, 08:40 PM
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Default I wonder if this works with Ready Boost...

I wonder if this 16Gb flash drive would make ready boost crap its pants?
It would be freaking sweet if it worked with ready boost, 18gb of ram here I come!
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Old June 11, 2007, 10:02 PM
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It was proven that real ram is way faster than readyboost.
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Old June 12, 2007, 04:42 AM
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Yeah- I think if you have at least 2GB of decent RAM, there's no point in R.B.
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Old June 12, 2007, 10:27 AM
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Kanguru's 64GB King Kong Flash Drive

But seriously though, Readyboost is only useful if you have less than 1 GB of RAM ...
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Old June 30, 2007, 10:09 PM
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I believe Ready Boost is limited to a storage device under 4GB. I can't think of the exact article, but I've read that in a Q&A written by a MS ready boost designer from a web blog somewhere...
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Old July 1, 2007, 01:11 AM
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32-bit operating systems can only support up to 4 GB of memory and, since Readyboost is used for memory addressing, that would be the reason.

I'm sure you can probably use more than 4 GB if you have the 64-bit version of Vista, but one fact still remains: flash memory is WAY slower than real RAM.
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