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Hi guys.
I want to upgrade my rams because I'm constantly running out of memory since I'm starting to get into video editing and etc.

I went cheap on memory and got a 3X1 GB Tri-Channel kit.
So what will be a good upgrade?

buy a 3x2gb kit and throw away the old rams? add 3 more?

Please give me some advices
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post #2 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145342

Get this.

And sell the 3x1 kit
post #3 of 10
If your doing video editing, I'd look at a 3x4Gb set!

Here's a great set of 12Gb's
G.Skill
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231356

Or for a little more, this set has great timings to, but is 1333MHz
7-7-7-21
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231405
Edited by Inteller - 7/19/11 at 4:27pm
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Is it a bad Idea to buy that kit and keep my current rams on the other slots?
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr. 13 View Post
Is it a bad Idea to buy that kit and keep my current rams on the other slots?
Yes, not a good idea, thats why I was trying to give you a larger amount of ram, in 1 kit
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post #7 of 10
Just get 8gb. Who uses 12gb of ram??
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My mobo really likes the RAM listed in my sig rig specs,it is even in the manual as "acceptable RAM". DDR3 seems to be heading back up in price a bit.
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Quote:
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Just get 8gb. Who uses 12gb of ram??
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post #10 of 10
I was somewhat hurting with 8GB, I just upgraded to 16GB today. When doing Video stuff, every bit of it helps.
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