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How many folders in outlook is too much?  How much ram to deal with that?

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Last Modified: 2015-03-04
I am a newbie so these may sound like stupidly simple questions.. but they are ones I need to ask.

Working to move a user from hosted exchange to office 365.  He has a PST with 7.5GB of data, about 2000 (2 thousand) folders under the inbox (and some of those are subfolders under the subfolders:

inbox
 -> subfolder 1
       -> subfolder A
 -> subfolder 2
 -> subfolder 3

he wants to run outlook 2013 on an i3 laptop with 4GB of ram for this OST.

any of this a red flag?  Not enough ram on the laptop (should ram be > than OST file size, etc?)  Too many folders under inbox (vs. some other folder)

too many folders?
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