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6GB vs 8GB vs 12GB DDR3 1333

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Which would benefit me better? I have one ram slot available for sig rig.
My ram usage reaches up to 3.75 GB lately and causes slow downs until I exit photoshop.


My typical ram usage:
2 browsers with 10 or more tabs open at the same time
Photoshop with a psd of 30 or more layers and maybe 20 other images
Dreamweaver
FTP software
Notepad
Yahoo messenger
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Well, I usually work with the same stuff opened as you, and 6GB seems te suffice on my system.

Although, since RAM is rather cheap at the moment, and your system will benefit more from 8GB (2x4GB) because of dual-channel.. I would recommend 8GB.

EDIT: Assuming you are talking about your Dako PC ofcourse smile.gif
Edited by Unstoppable - 9/5/12 at 12:30pm
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8 or 16GB in proper dual channel.
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