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which one would be better more faster 4x4gb sticks or 2x4gb sticks? cpu is amd x4 965 black edition iam thinking 16gb is overkill and may slow system down with all 4 dims all i do is game please help thanks
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post #2 of 6
If you don't actually use 16gb of RAM, 4 sticks will be worse because it will more heavily tax your system. Stick with 8GB.
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post #3 of 6
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ok but how does it heavliy tax it?
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post #4 of 6
Probably not much. It could be a problem if you wanted to do some super-stable overclocking, but for normal gaming, it's fine.
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how much should i sell my extra 8gb or corsair xms3 1333 for? 4gbx2
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how much should i sell my extra 8gb or corsair xms3 1333 for? 4gbx2
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