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Advice please on what ram i should buy

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hey all im looking to upgrade to 8gb - 16gb i have about £150 to spend if need would prefer cheaper tho
ill be using my system for gaming mainly so looking for something nice and fast

my current spec is

Coolmaster HAF 922 Case

ASUS M4A89GTD PRO Motherboard Socket AM3

AMD phenom 955 3.2Ghz not overclocked Air Cooled by nordwand Rev B Cooler

XFX 5870 graphics card with a Zalman VF-3000 cooler fitted

Crucial M4 128G Solid state drive

1TB samsung SpinPoint F3 Hard drive

4GB G.Skill Ripjaw Ram

850 Watt corsair professional series Power Supply


any recommendations much appreciated

Thanks
post #2 of 8
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231315

thats all you need.
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Thanks for the quick replies smile.gif will it matter that the http://www.amazon.co.uk/G-Skill-Ripjaws-Sandybridge-Platforms-PC12800/dp/B004HZG4ZO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322352879&sr=8-1
says for intel sandy bridge as im using AMD?
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Originally Posted by insinia View Post

Thanks for the quick replies smile.gif will it matter that the http://www.amazon.co.uk/G-Skill-Ripjaws-Sandybridge-Platforms-PC12800/dp/B004HZG4ZO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322352879&sr=8-1
says for intel sandy bridge as im using AMD?

Nope doesnt matter
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thank you for the advice. leaning towards the

Corsair Vengeance $39.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233180&cm_mmc=BF2011_listing-_-147-_-N82E16820233180&nm_mc=BF2011_listing

as never had ram by corsair feel like a change:)
post #8 of 8
4 GB. of RAM is plenty for gaming and 8 GB. is future-proofing unless you run large apps. If you are going to purchase RAM with top mounted heatsinks be sure that your HSF will clear or the 1 & 3 RAM slots will not be usable.
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