End user RAM usage survey

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Thu May 21 10:06:04 UTC 2015

On 05/21/15 11:41, grarpamp wrote:
> For those of you using end user class systems bought within the
> last few years (Intel: i3, i5, i7, E3; AMD: APU, FX) for things
> such as desktop, fileserver, multimedia, browsing, development,
> office, games, and VMs for the same... how much memory are you
> using? (including swap, excluding ZFS)

4GiB are more than enough for my desktops (including office, multimedia 
and development).
4GiB-8GiB are usually enough for servers but that of course depend on 
VMs are hogs, however, so I tend to deploy at least 16GiB if I plan on 
running some.

Just my 2c.


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