iPad 3 to Have 1GB of RAM?

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Based on debug screenshots originally posted by BGR, ChronicWire believes the iPad 3 (or iPad HD) being announced tomorrow will have 1GB of RAM total.

This belief is based on some calculations based on the vm_page_bootstrap number, which yields a number close to 1GB of RAM.

The Verge had previously suggested that the new iPad would have more RAM, but didn't specify the amount. The iPad 2 presently has 512MB of RAM.

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MacinDoc Avatar
116 months ago

Too bad that Apple never reveals the amount of ram in their iPad devices. We'll have to wait for a third party tear down to know for sure.

I have the feeling Apple might say something along the lines of "we've doubled the RAM" at tomorrow's keynote. And maybe also claims of "five times the graphics power", "four times the screen resolution", and perhaps "up to ten times the download speed".
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falcora Avatar
116 months ago
With a retina display, its more important to have a larger amount of RAM. Applications are going to need to load higher resolution artwork into memory.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Shrink Avatar
116 months ago

With 4x the resolution and only 2x the memory, won't the iPad be forgetting stuff and losing track of information? I can hardly remember where I left my parked at Wal-Mart, and I read in a book once that my brain is the most powerful computer in the world! :eek:


Well, perhaps not YOUR brain...:rolleyes: ;) :D
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Porco Avatar
116 months ago
And they shall call the new product the iPad GB.

(joke)
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GenesisST Avatar
116 months ago

And you call yourself geeks; a page is 4096 bytes, not 4000.

244,276+8396 (pages) x 4,096 bytes (size of a page) = 1,034,944,512 ( 987 MB )



Geeks round things up, nerds are precise... ;)
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
balamw Avatar
116 months ago

And they shall call the new product the iPad GB.

(joke)


Only when sold in England, Scotland or Wales.

(also joke).

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