troubleshooting Question

windows 8 ram

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I'm reading an article about paged and non-paged memory and started thinking.
I have 16gb of RAM on my win8 box. So I turned off virtual memory. I was thinking that way everything is running in RAM, and I won't have anything paging back and forth from my hard drive.
from the article I started questioning if maybe that isn't the best idea. maybe having a page file - even though it's on a slow hard drive - would still be best for over all performance.
So my question is, for my pc,
16gb ram, i5 processor, NVidia 660gtx
should I turn virtual memory off, or keep a page file?

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