What jobs can i check speed before adding Ram?

  buel 11:51 02 Aug 08
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Hi, im about to add 1Gb of Ram to my medion laptop (currently has 505 mb), Please can anyone tell me what checks i can do on my laptop to compare the speed before and after adding the Ram? I want to see how much adding Ram affects it you see, Many thanks!!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:17 02 Aug 08
  buel 14:21 02 Aug 08

Hi, im about to add 1Gb of Ram to my medion laptop (currently has 505 mb), Please can anyone tell me what checks i can do on my laptop to compare the speed before and after adding the Ram? I want to see how much adding Ram affects it you see, Many thanks!!

  Ditch999 15:11 02 Aug 08

Basic thing would be to open 50 jpeg photos at once. Time it to when they visibly take longer to open as at that stage you are using your hard disk as your RAM has run out. You will find that you will open more photos with the extra RAM before it hits the wall.

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