From 2gig to 4gigs ram on a pi, well worth it?

i’ve been jogging volumio on my antique pi 3 and virtually revel in it. i specifically use it as an offline hifi streamer out at my trailer wherein net and cell smartphone get admission to is restrained. i just let it run its very own hotspot, connect and throw on a playlist.

i’ve been searching at upgrading my pi specially to tinker with a brand new setup and additionally get a bit rapid speed whilst the use of the webui. i was planning on getting the two gig version however had been thinking about the 4 gig for future proofing. just thinking what the mind had been which version to go along with.

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I’ve got quite a few 1 gig RPi3bs around the house and a few 2 gig RPi4s. The biggest difference is the speed of rescanning my library (mounted over NFS) — 2gb makes a huge difference there.

i have both, the rapberry 4b 2gb and the 4gb model.

I notice no difference between the two players, they are both equally fast.

IMHO for Volumio usage, 2GB is more than enough