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Readyboost configuration?

  1. #1


    UK
    Posts : 150
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Readyboost configuration?


    I have just got myself a corsair 32gb usb drive and have nothing to put on it yet. It is the first drive that is fast enough for readyboost on my win 8.1 system.

    Checking the configuration tab it says dont use, dedicate this device, or use this device with a slider set at 4096 mb. I have 4 gb of ram what is the best setting for readyboost?

    Tim

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  2. #2


    ReadyBoost is most useful on systems with limited RAM and slow hard drives. With 4 GB RAM it is unlikely that ReadyBoost would make a noticeable difference.
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  3. #3


    UK
    Posts : 150
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Many thanks for the info, will have to use it as a backup drive then.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22
    windows 8.1 core x64x


    yeah banger, go bang out some bucks and buy a SSD for speed.. and then upgrade your ram up to 8.. it should be cheap.

    what did you want to even use readyboost for or think that was going to do with usb speed? (20-30 megabytes a second?)
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