Both. Your graphics are taking a quarter of the RAM right off the top and Vista does utilize a lot of the available resources...particularly if you are using the Aero interface. Vista does use the RAM pretty efficiently, though it wouldn't hurt your performance to drop in another gig stick. Things really smooth out with two gigs of RAM installed.
yup, i know i need 2 gigs of ram on here, but im not sure if this laptop is able to expand to 2 gb of ram
Dell inspiron 1501
if it is, i will definately upgrade to 2 gb when i get the time, also, i have another question.
this laptop has an ATI radeon Xpress 1150 256mb intergrated gfx card.
now, if i upgrade to 2gb and decide to play games on this comp, will everything run smoother than if u had 1gb since the gfx card has acess to more memory?
Edited by shinakuma9, 04 May 2007 - 07:21 AM.