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    Sticky: If I remember correctly, about 1450 MB was the...

    If I remember correctly, about 1450 MB was the smallest I could get to work right, but I think the bigger was always better by a small margin. I think 6 GB (out of 16) was the biggest I tested. I...
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    Sticky: Uhhh, yeah. The reason I asked was because when I...

    Uhhh, yeah. The reason I asked was because when I was trying this a while back RB seemed somewhat sensitive to the size of the RAM drive, but I didn't mess with it long enough to figure out if there...
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    Sticky: "Off to bed is after 3am." G'night. My...

    "Off to bed is after 3am."

    G'night. My question of how you are utilizing the RAM disk will keep until tomorrow.
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    Sticky: Oh, okay. I just figured it was something you'd...

    Oh, okay. I just figured it was something you'd already experimented with.

    Nodens, any insights on refresh rates and color depth with respect to RealBench scores?

    Thanks, Nodens. You beat me to...
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    Sticky: Myk, would changing the refresh rate have any...

    Myk, would changing the refresh rate have any effect on scores?
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    Sticky: Thanks, Nodens. That's certainly short and...

    Thanks, Nodens. That's certainly short and concise. I would have thought there were more best practice settings of general consequence with regard to optimal benching performance.
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    Sticky: Has anyone compiled anything like a short and...

    Has anyone compiled anything like a short and concise list of optimal bios settings for benching? Not really a guide, but something more along the lines of a pre-flight checklist?
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    Sticky: AhHa! So that was probably what was causing the...

    AhHa! So that was probably what was causing the pain in my ass on more than one occasion. Thanks, I'll remember this one for sure! Useful information is always on topic, eh?
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    Sticky: Mark is a systems super-genius. I like to have...

    Mark is a systems super-genius. I like to have the entire Sysinternals Suite even though I've never gotten around to learning how to use more than half of the utilities it contains. It's such a small...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the feedback. It's good to know that...

    Thanks for the feedback. It's good to know that it works for someone besides myself.

    Hopefully, Myk can find the time to organize it into a more comprehensible format. I'm not nearly as good as...
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    Sticky: It should shutdown explorer first. Well since...

    It should shutdown explorer first. Well since I've added stuff, it should disable your internet connection followed by shutting down explorer. There's a pretty good list of things for it to shut down...
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    Sticky: I've added some commands to the batch file that...

    I've added some commands to the batch file that will automatically disable then re-enable your internet connection then automatically reboot your system so everything will be back to exactly the way...
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    Sticky: Edit to the original post...

    Edit to the original post complete. Enjoy. Feel free to ask for clarification on anything at all.
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    Sticky: No worries. I'm not a very serious kind of guy....

    No worries. I'm not a very serious kind of guy. One of my wife's favorite admonitions to me is: "Everything isn't funny!"

    I suppose I should add some instructions on how to use it. Sometimes it's...
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    Sticky: Well, it needs a little work. Caveat emptor. Nah....

    Well, it needs a little work. Caveat emptor. Nah. The bat file works great for me. I think the worst that could happen is that you could have more services running when it re-starts them than you did...
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    Sticky: Wait! What? There's a new titty bar in town?...

    Wait! What? There's a new titty bar in town? *weighing my options*

    Okay, so here's little batch file I've thoroughly tested on my system that will turn off various services then open RealBench...
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    Sticky: That's a great idea, but what I really need are...

    That's a great idea, but what I really need are perfectly well thought out, reasonable and logical justifications to present to my wife for why I need to build a separate dedicated benching rig.
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    Sticky: I do, Arne, and it helps. Windows 8 seems to need...

    I do, Arne, and it helps. Windows 8 seems to need something in particular to be running. I get slightly worse scores in diagnostic mode. It might have something to do with the SSD Power scheme? I...
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    Sticky: I just wanted to mention that, for me, enabling...

    I just wanted to mention that, for me, enabling the Dynamic Storage Accelerator in the BIOS seems to have given me a decent little bump in multitasking. I need to test a little more to be sure. It...
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