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    Ready Boost (Vista Home Basic)

    Can anyone tell me if using the "ready boost" feature to increase memory in Vista is any different than additional memory that would be added by opening up the CPU and installing it internally? Does one have advantages over the other?

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    Re: Ready Boost (Vista Home Basic)

    It is the same. This is just another way of adding more. If the machine contains the MAX that it will hold on the mother board, one can get more memory by using "Ready Boost".

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Ready Boost (Vista Home Basic)

    True, true.... but from my experience on my system, which has 3 gigs of DDR2 RAM installed, using ReadyBoost offered nothing at least nothing that was readily noticeable in increased performance. I see ReadyBoost as most advantageous to someone who is running 1 gig or less. In that case, there should be a performance boost.

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    Re: Ready Boost (Vista Home Basic)

    Ready Boost is just a thumb drive. Even though it may provide a performance boost if you are short on RAM, increasing RAM will increase performance more. RAM is very very much faster than a USB drive. Although a 1 or 2 GB thumb drive is very cheap compared to 1 or 2 GB of RAM.

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    Re: Ready Boost (Vista Home Basic)

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