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post #1 of 8
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Hey guys

I was playing a few Games of SCII Custom maps (DOTA and Such) and i noticed my ram was at 80% only when im using photoshop with large files does it peak that much.

Any other games i max around the 60% mark

is it worth getting 8Gb and if so what should i get:
this is the web site i use to get my stuff (a mate of mine works here )

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post #2 of 8
In your case, you can easily pick up another 4 Gb right now for under $50 over in the deals section.

Try to get sticks with the same timing and power limits and speeds as your current ones, though if you get slightly better ones, they will default to match your worse ones.

Look for low timings at low voltage requirements with high speeds, then the same with regular speeds next. 1600 MHz is about middle of the road good.
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post #3 of 8
i personally would stick with two sticks in dual channel. and i wouldnt mix and match ram. i get the same exact ram.
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post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
thats why im thinking of getting a new set of 8gig kit - imagine i was getting a new kit not adding to my current

under $150 to please
post #5 of 8
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im thinking about these atm:
G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-10666CL7D-8GBXH (2x4GB) DDR3
G.Skill F3-10666CL7D-8GBXH 8GB (2x4GB) PC3-10666 (1333MHz) DDR3 Dual Channel RAM, 7-7-7-21, 1.5v, Lifetime Warranty

since AMD loves lower timings i figure i can get these down to 6's with a slight OC
Edited by hitoriko - 6/17/11 at 6:16pm
post #6 of 8
Good timings, a bit slow but the timings should make up for it, especially with a bit of overclocking you can easily reach 6-6-6-15 or so.
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Did you see this amazing deal? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-20226199-L05D
With EMCKDJC43 promo code your at $99
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post #8 of 8
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im not in teh US so newegg wont ship to me
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