One gig good, two gigs better, says Dell boss

Summary:If you thought 1GB of memory was ample for the average personal computer, you can forget it. Now 2GB is the minimum that users should be aiming at.

If you thought 1GB of memory was ample for the average personal computer, you can forget it. Now 2GB is the minimum that users should be aiming at. At least according to Dell chief executive, Kevin Rollins, who told delegates at a conference in Shanghai on Friday: "I think they tell you maybe 1 gig [gigabyte] of memory is okay. No. Two gigs of memory would be great." At least that is accordinf to iTnews in Australia.

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Colin has been a computer journalist for some 30 years having started in the business the same year that the IBM PC was launched, although the first piece he wrote was about computer audit. He was at one time editor of Computing magazine in London and prior to that held a number of editing jobs, including time spent at the late DEC Compu... Full Bio

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