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New iPad has 1GB of RAM.

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bobright

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I am curious does this mean it'll be a bit snappier, less hiccups when multitasking etc?

or will it not make much of a difference given the CPU is the same as iPad 2?
 
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Chaos123x

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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9B179 Safari/7534.48.3)

Actually the Ram is being shared by the quad gpus.
 
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chuges

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i feel like the difference won't be that big because a lot of that ram will be dedicated to driving the 400% increase in pixels
 
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DreamPod

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It means Safari will be able to handle more tabs without forgetting the contents of previous tabs. But not double, because, as was mentioned, the device as 4 times the pixels to keep track of. Things like fonts and pictures will take up a lot more memory.
 
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