troubleshooting Question

Boost Windows 7 for VMWare performance: RAMDisk, no paging file ...?

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Hi,

I had two related questions:  27240594 and 27243843.
Now I'm configuring this laptop http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Versatile_Performance/K93SV/#specifications
 (i7 CPU, 12GB RAM) for running my VMWares on it, dual booting with Hyper-V.

Now I wondered:
- what about the paging file: with this much ram, wouldn't it be better to eliminate the paging file?
-furhtermore I heard talking 'bout a ram-disk, do you know how this works and would it be suitable here?
-regarding VMWare workstation: are there specific settings I could boost performance, I know VMware takes its virtual ram from harddisk(?) but couldn't I make it use the physical ram instead ...?

J.
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