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You won't need a processor upgrade, I'm certain, not for at least another couple years, unless you upgrade often. You can also push that up to 8GB of RAM. The G.Skill Snipers weren't a bad deal, either. You can try and wait for better deals to pop up on newegg sales, if you're patient, but if you're buying now, don't be afraid to get 8GB of fast RAM. You had 16GB in you're first post, why'd you slim down to 4GB suddenly?
 
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You won't need a processor upgrade, I'm certain, not for at least another couple years, unless you upgrade often. You can also push that up to 8GB of RAM. The G.Skill Snipers weren't a bad deal, either. You can try and wait for better deals to pop up on newegg sales, if you're patient, but if you're buying now, don't be afraid to get 8GB of fast RAM. You had 16GB in you're first post, why'd you slim down to 4GB suddenly?
If you look closely i have x2 selected for my Memory "8" gb
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I have no idea why your deciding on AMD parts if your expecting to be BF3 ready, Intel is faster clock for clock there is no arguement in that. It's not only my opinion or others it's common knowledge and sense. Seriously go intel mate...

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post #24 of 25
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If you look closely i have x2 selected for my Memory "8" gb
Arrrgh, that's a waste. Get a single 2x4GB, less stress on IMC, possibly better overclocking, and more space to upgrade. You don't need 4 ram sticks when you can go with just 2, have cheaper, faster RAM, and have room to add more in the future.
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post #25 of 25
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Originally Posted by Nick0matic View Post
Arrrgh, that's a waste. Get a single 2x4GB, less stress on IMC, possibly better overclocking, and more space to upgrade. You don't need 4 ram sticks when you can go with just 2, have cheaper, faster RAM, and have room to add more in the future.

No, that's not true. Filling out the DIMMs puts no stress on the IMC whatsoever.

This may have been true in the 775 days, but I assure you, it's not true now.
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