The same goes for RAM when the total amount available to Windows and applications is below 4GB.
Moving up to 8GB or even 16GB can really boost productivity and multitasking.
Welcome to Extreme Tech’s comprehensive RAM guide, in which we’ll answer a broad range of questions related to how much system RAM you need these days, whether or not it’s worth it to upgrade older systems, and whether DDR3 or DDR4 (the new main types of system RAM) is a better investment option.
It’s interesting to look back and see how much things have changed over the past twenty years.
If your desktop PC has slowed down, then memory (or the need for more) may be the culprit.
Relax, a RAM upgrade is a lot easier than you think.
These upgrades refer to the upgrade done to a laptop after it has been purchased.
Many times you must purchase the memory for your laptop through the laptop manufacturer or an authorized dealer.The most likely culprit for this loss of speed is the memory (or not enough of it).The good news is upgrading to more memory is a simple enough fix, and we're just the ones to walk you through the steps.We walk you through the steps, from figuring out how much and what kind you need to actually installing it.In this age of instant gratification, nothing can frustrate a computer user more than a desktop PC that takes a really looooonnng time to finish a task.