More RAM: speed vs battery loss

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by avoskorm, May 13, 2009.

  1. avoskorm macrumors newbie

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    Is upgrading the ram worth the daily battery life lost?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    More RAM would mean less paging to that SPINNING HARD DRIVE for virtual memory.
     
  3. Warranty Voider macrumors 6502

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    True, the more ram you have, the less swap you need, if at all. It would be cool to see a graph of RAM vs overall power consumption.
     

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