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8GB is plenty enough ram but if you really have to you could get another 8GB's.
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Originally Posted by mechtech View Post

That's a large overstatement. My PC idles at about 3-5GB of RAM use, and games take it up to about 7GB when gaming. I have multiple monitors with Dexpot and tons of apps open (1 desktop for work, 1 for coding, 1 for entertainment, etc), but I'm certainly not doing anything too extreme.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post

8GB is overkill. 4GB still satisfies most uses save for a few. If you don't run VMs, 16GB is throwing money down the drain.

He was just saying if you need over 8GB you're a minority.
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