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H i was just wondering if i f i should upgreade my 4gb of crucial ddr3 1333 to 8 gb becauase 2 2 gb sticks is only 37 bucks
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I've had 8GB of ram since DDR2 800mhz.
I wouldn't imagine my computer with anything less than 8GB. It gives you some nice head room, and it doesn't go unused.
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It can't hurt, since the price of DDR3 is only gonna go up from here!

Heck, for your new 2500K, you could upgrade to 8Gb set of DDR3-1600, for between $59.00 and $80.00

Right now is a great time to build a new rig, or do upgrades!
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ok ill upgrade but on a p67a-gd55 would a noctua nh-u12p se2 block my ram slots
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Originally Posted by Wasd.alltheway View Post
ok ill upgrade but on a p67a-gd55 would a noctua nh-u12p se2 block my ram slots
Not to sure about that, it might, but maybe not?
Have you gone through the reviews looking for anyone mentioning if it got in the way???

Here's a review I found, and it looks like you will be fine!

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Pros: I have a 3.3GHz I5 2500k overclocked to 4.4 GHz that idles at 36 degrees centigrade, and tops out at 70 degrees centigrade on air cooling with this monster.

Only reaches 70 degrees centigrade with Intel burn test torture testing!

Clever fan mount design allows for large RAM heat spreaders, Massive/high quality fans, well constructed/perfectly designed heat sink, lifetime supply of heat sink paste (pretty much, you get A lot) that rivals Arctic silver!

Perfect air cooling. Why mess with water cooling?

Edited by Inteller - 8/2/11 at 11:44am
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thank you a lot
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No problem, glad to help!
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and also insatead of getting 4 extra gb of crucial would 4gb of vengance 1600 effect my performance?
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