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How much RAM is in your main development machine?

Survey period: 28 May 2012 to 4 Jun 2012

It's cheap and gives the biggest bang for your buck when developing. Why skimp?

1GB or less1103.83110 votes, 3.83%
2GB or less42414.75424 votes, 14.75%
4GB or less114539.831145 votes, 39.83%
6GB or less1625.63162 votes, 5.63%
8GB or less66723.20667 votes, 23.20%
12GB or less1154.00115 votes, 4.00%
16GB or less1675.81167 votes, 5.81%
More than 16GB993.4499 votes, 3.44%

General16gb of Mem Pin
VectorX1-Jun-12 17:08
memberVectorX1-Jun-12 17:08 
GeneralRe: 16gb of Mem Pin
fsman1023-Jun-12 10:16
memberfsman1023-Jun-12 10:16 
News8 GB on x86 !! Pin
Mazen el Senih1-Jun-12 1:45
memberMazen el Senih1-Jun-12 1:45 
GeneralAnything bellow 8Gb is the minimum for .net development Pin
AlexCode31-May-12 3:34
memberAlexCode31-May-12 3:34 
GeneralRe: Anything bellow 8Gb is the minimum for .net development Pin
Mazen el Senih1-Jun-12 1:46
memberMazen el Senih1-Jun-12 1:46 
GeneralMore than 16GB Pin
robertw01930-May-12 21:17
memberrobertw01930-May-12 21:17 
Generalhang on a minute Pin
ed welch30-May-12 5:15
membered welch30-May-12 5:15 
GeneralRe: hang on a minute Pin
Randor 30-May-12 6:48
member Randor 30-May-12 6:48 
GeneralI am Using 4GB Pin
David_Accu30-May-12 5:03
memberDavid_Accu30-May-12 5:03 
General3 GB should have been an option Pin
Member 371720429-May-12 21:34
memberMember 371720429-May-12 21:34 
GeneralSurvey - Two-for-One Special. Pin
Randor 29-May-12 18:00
member Randor 29-May-12 18:00 
GeneralRe: Survey - Two-for-One Special. Pin
Chris Berger30-May-12 10:30
memberChris Berger30-May-12 10:30 
General4GB recently upgraded to 6GB, but the best improvement for me... an SSD Pin
Nelek29-May-12 11:10
memberNelek29-May-12 11:10 
GeneralRe: 4GB recently upgraded to 6GB, but the best improvement for me... an SSD Pin
DominicZA30-May-12 3:21
memberDominicZA30-May-12 3:21 
Agree with you totally. My SSD was the best purchase I have made!
GeneralRAM isn't the issue for me... Pin
lewax0029-May-12 8:09
memberlewax0029-May-12 8:09 
General> 4GB Would be a PITA Pin
AspDotNetDev29-May-12 7:45
protectorAspDotNetDev29-May-12 7:45 
GeneralDepending on the Project, Dev needs more RAM than normal users Pin
embix29-May-12 4:07
memberembix29-May-12 4:07 
GeneralRe: Depending on the Project, Dev needs more RAM than normal users Pin
Colin Mullikin29-May-12 17:23
memberColin Mullikin29-May-12 17:23 
GeneralRe: Depending on the Project, Dev needs more RAM than normal users Pin
embix30-May-12 10:28
memberembix30-May-12 10:28 
GeneralCan't wait... Pin
Steve Maier29-May-12 3:55
memberSteve Maier29-May-12 3:55 
General8 Gig with the option to expand to 16 Pin
Slacker00728-May-12 23:58
memberSlacker00728-May-12 23:58 
GeneralHow much RAM you get shows you just how tight your employers are Pin
jim lahey28-May-12 23:08
memberjim lahey28-May-12 23:08 
General96 GB + 3 GB from GPU Pin
Kevin Drzycimski28-May-12 22:25
memberKevin Drzycimski28-May-12 22:25 
Generalcreepy 1.5 GB Pin
katanakensei28-May-12 21:51
memberkatanakensei28-May-12 21:51 
GeneralEnough Pin
RedSonja28-May-12 20:44
memberRedSonja28-May-12 20:44 
GeneralWanna have 2 more :D Pin
Umer Aziz Malik28-May-12 20:11
memberUmer Aziz Malik28-May-12 20:11 
GeneralI am dreaming Pin
CodingLover28-May-12 17:47
memberCodingLover28-May-12 17:47 
General4GB Pin
nortee28-May-12 11:18
membernortee28-May-12 11:18 
GeneralRe: 4GB Pin
SalCon28-May-12 12:03
memberSalCon28-May-12 12:03 
GeneralMuch not better Pin
K4HVDs28-May-12 9:08
memberK4HVDs28-May-12 9:08 
GeneralRe: Much not better Pin
DreamSoft.ps28-May-12 11:38
memberDreamSoft.ps28-May-12 11:38 
GeneralRe: Much not better Pin
Jason Barry29-May-12 2:42
memberJason Barry29-May-12 2:42 
GeneralRe: Much not better Pin
kmoorevs29-May-12 5:29
memberkmoorevs29-May-12 5:29 
GeneralRe: Much not better Pin
Camilo Sanchez29-May-12 7:00
memberCamilo Sanchez29-May-12 7:00 
GeneralRe: Much not better Pin
K4HVDs30-May-12 4:48
memberK4HVDs30-May-12 4:48 
General*snarl*cheapskates*snarl* Pin
Dan Neely28-May-12 8:57
memberDan Neely28-May-12 8:57 
GeneralNot enough for SharePoint Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic28-May-12 4:06
memberNemanja Trifunovic28-May-12 4:06 
GeneralRe: Not enough for SharePoint Pin
Marcus Kramer28-May-12 5:00
memberMarcus Kramer28-May-12 5:00 
GeneralCurious Pin
Mohamed Mitwalli28-May-12 1:06
memberMohamed Mitwalli28-May-12 1:06 
GeneralRe: Curious Pin
ed welch28-May-12 3:15
membered welch28-May-12 3:15 
GeneralRe: Curious Pin
BrendanCostigan28-May-12 7:13
memberBrendanCostigan28-May-12 7:13 
GeneralRe: Curious Pin
DanielY828-May-12 11:33
memberDanielY828-May-12 11:33 
AnswerRe: Curious Pin
Paw Jershauge28-May-12 20:49
memberPaw Jershauge28-May-12 20:49 
GeneralSince at work I'm virtual... Pin
Naerling27-May-12 23:39
memberNaerling27-May-12 23:39 
GeneralPraise the boss Pin
imagiro27-May-12 22:07
memberimagiro27-May-12 22:07 
GeneralRe: Praise the boss Pin
Lakamraju Raghuram27-May-12 22:24
memberLakamraju Raghuram27-May-12 22:24 
GeneralRe: Praise the boss Pin
amitgajjar27-May-12 22:34
memberamitgajjar27-May-12 22:34 
GeneralRe: Praise the boss Pin
costavo29-May-12 4:22
membercostavo29-May-12 4:22 
GeneralRe: Praise the boss Pin
Mohamed Mitwalli28-May-12 1:00
memberMohamed Mitwalli28-May-12 1:00 
GeneralRe: Praise the boss Pin
meta_berkut28-May-12 8:17
membermeta_berkut28-May-12 8:17 

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