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Im looking on new egg, and i see quad channel 32GB DDR3 and the features talk about its great for intell and all that, would it be any good with this board? or do i have to buy a specific kind for AMD?
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I'm currently running Gskill PI Quad channel memory on my setup (see sig rig) There running in dual channel at 1600MHz 6-8-6-22 1T. I bought them not looking at them being quad channel <<< Almost made a $180 mistake. But I got them put them in my rig and have not had a problem with them since I got them.

Now this is not saying that you buying 32 gb of Quad channel memory that you would not have a problem.
I would say how ever 32 gb of memory would be a huge waste of money. 8gb's is great for 95% of users.

Looking at you sig rig you would not be able to run this memory anyway since your on a DDR 2 platform
But on the Crosshair V you could.
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Originally Posted by Cape Cod View Post

I'm currently running Gskill PI Quad channel memory on my setup (see sig rig) There running in dual channel at 1600MHz 6-8-6-22 1T. I bought them not looking at them being quad channel <<< Almost made a $180 mistake. But I got them put them in my rig and have not had a problem with them since I got them.
Now this is not saying that you buying 32 gb of Quad channel memory that you would not have a problem.
I would say how ever 32 gb of memory would be a huge waste of money. 8gb's is great for 95% of users.
Looking at you sig rig you would not be able to run this memory anyway since your on a DDR 2 platform
But on the Crosshair V you could.

yeah i do alot of about everything with games, and editing and all, the more the better, it might be overkill but it doesn't matter, i wanna build a super PC.
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I really like G.Skill. Works great with my CHV
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I really like G.Skill. Works great with my CHV

you think 32gb of it would work good?
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Board supports up to 32GB, so you should be good to go in that dept. For that density of RAM, however, I would pay close attention to the QVL for that specific motherboard on ASUS' site and only choose from that listing.
   
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MSI R9 290X LIGHTNING Kingston HyperX Predator 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4 2666 Intel 400GB 750 Series NVMe PCIe (OS drive) Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB (2 in RAID 0) 
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Originally Posted by Krazykid122 View Post

Im looking on new egg, and i see quad channel 32GB DDR3 and the features talk about its great for intell and all that, would it be any good with this board? or do i have to buy a specific kind for AMD?

Some mobos/CPUs are RAM sensitive. IME Asus mobos are very RAM sensitive. I've seen RAM on their QVL list that would not fucntion on their mobos...

My recommdation to prevent a lot of headaches is to use the RAM selector available at Corsair and some other RAM vendor websites to find what the RAM maker has found to work best on your specific mobo model. If in doubt e-mail the RAM maker's Tech Support people before you buy to see if they have a specific recommendation. With DDR3 RAM this could prevent a lot of headaches.
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