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    06-26-2011 08:56 PM #1 How to allocate more ram for Minecraft!


    If you have a bad video card, but 4 gigs of ram or more, this tutorial will bring your fps up to about 80!

    First, create a text file and name it "Minecraft.bat" (disable hiding extensions for known file types in your folder options if you cannot create a .bat file)

    In the .bat, type this "@ECHO OFF
    "CProgram Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -Xmx6144M -Xms6144M -jar "CUsers\Skyler\Application Data\.minecraft\minecraft.exe""

    Change the directories to match your own, and where it says xmx6144 and xms6144 type a number depending on the amount of RAM you have.

    You can find the amount of RAM your computer has in your computer properties
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    1 Gigabyte = 1024
    2 Gigabytes = 2048
    3 Gigabytes = 3072
    4 Gigabytes = 4096
    6 Gigabytes = 6144
    8 Gigabytes = 8192
    and so on..

    I have 8 gigs of RAM, but i'd like to keep 2 gigs free for any background applications.

    When you're done, open the .bat, it should open minecraft, if you have any problems quote this post and i'll help you

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    You can see that i have 6140 megabytes of memory allocated to minecraft, and im using 1.5 gigs of it
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    06-28-2011 09:35 PM #2

    50 views and no replies? :FU:



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    06-28-2011 09:43 PM #3

    lol ill reply ive done a different method of this but ill try this one

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    06-28-2011 09:59 PM #4

    Pretty nice, but 6 gigs is unnecessary lol



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    06-28-2011 10:05 PM #5

    I just set the priority to high and set it it's own CPU and it runs fine

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    06-29-2011 03:59 AM #6

    Quote Originally Posted by Cammmmy View Post
    I just set the priority to high and set it it's own CPU and it runs fine
    Well it'll run good no matter what if you have a decent gfx card.
    i have a 1gig ddr2 standard pci video card, i can't even watch youtube videos in 480p



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    07-02-2011 03:41 PM #7

    Trying it now, I had to edit it for linux terminal a bit but I hope I get more than 2 FPS

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    java -Xmx2048M -Xms2048M -jar minecraft.jar
    It didn't work.
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    07-02-2011 04:11 PM #8

    erm what do i type for 64 bit pc please?

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    07-03-2011 02:43 AM #9

    Quote Originally Posted by Cammmmy View Post
    I just set the priority to high and set it it's own CPU and it runs fine
    Can you tell me how to do that?

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    07-03-2011 02:46 AM #10

    Quote Originally Posted by Jayy View Post
    Can you tell me how to do that?

    For the CPU thing, click Set Affinity instead or Set Priority I usually put my browser on one and minecraft on the other.

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