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Does RAM usage (while gaming) increases as we increase RAM capacity?

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I have been playing AC Odyssey, my ram capacity is 8 gb(2400mhz) and the usage goes upto 7gb.

I notice huge fps drops in cities. 

Will adding more RAM help to achieve stable and consistent fps?

other pc specs-

i5 8400

gtx 1060-3gb

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You're probably having issues because of the GPU you have, but getting more RAM will probably help.


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If the game want's 7gb it will lag.

Windows itself used 2-3gb, since you have only 8, 3 more gb of your game memory are moved to the hdd.

In cities there are more items to be calculated by the gpu and cpu, and hence more memory needed.

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The more memory you have,the more Windows will assign it to programs.  For my system, Firefox uses over 1.5 - 2+ GB RAM


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