How much RAM for XP?
I have an older notebook with 64MB of RAM and a 700 MHZ PIII 10G HD. It originally came with WinME but I recently installed WinXP and of course 64MB of RAM really isn't that much but the computer runs surprisely well for such little RAM. How much RAM should I install for XP? I believe the recommended is 256? I believe there are only 2 RAM slots though I will have to check.
I wouldn't even think about VS.Net w/ 256 MB of RAM. I've got 1 GIG and it runs comfortably. I wouldn't go less than 512MB though.
I have VS.NET w/ 256MB RAM on Win2K. It's constrained (e.g. my current IDE instance is using 135 MB), but still usable ... that's without using SQL, VMWare, etc.
1 beeeeeleeeeeeon gigabytes of RAM.
VS.NET + SQL Server + VMware all running at once? At least 1GB of RAM. Scratch out VMware at the same time? 512MB will be fine.
Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
64Kb should be enough for anybody
or was that 640kb
You need a bigger hard drive
Plus you need some of that extended and/or expanded RAM stuff.
512mb without VMWare. 1gb with it.
I used a dell PIII 500MHz with XP and 256mb of RAM. It ran like a champ with SQL Server and VS.NET. It wasn't smoking, but did run better than I expected.
256 MB wil be OK if you leave out VMWare. For adding VMWare, just add the memory requirements as if you would be running on separate machines.
Just me (Sir to you)
Get a bigger HD and buy an external USB case for about $25 and use your old HD as removeable backup.
A 16K rampak should do it... (ho ho ho)
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