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Hi ..

I have 8 gb ddr-3 ram in my gaming rig . Now it's time to some upgrading to my PC ( a little ) . I have 40$ for my little upgrade ?

1. Buy another 8 gb ddr3 and make 16 Gb Gaming Rig
2. (in our contry ) Thermaltake Dealer have Shock Headset around 40 $ ...

so ...

Buy a ram or a head phone
    
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post #2 of 6
Do you have a headset now?

Most games only need around 4gb to play anyways. Unless you are doing a lot of multi-tasking or rendering 16gb of ram is overkill.
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post #3 of 6
Do not buy another 8GB kit if you want more RAM. Sell the 8GB kit you have now and buy a 16GB kit. Many people run into compatibility issues when they just add on like you want to do.
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post #4 of 6
I definitely wouldn't buy the RAM if it's going to be for a gaming machine. If you already have a headset, a $40 one isn't going to be much of an upgrade so I would probably hold on to the money until you can create a bigger boost in performance.
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post #5 of 6
^^^ Exactly. No need to upgrade RAM unless you absolutely need too. But for a gaming rig, 8GB is all you'll need. Hold on to that money until you have enough for a good pair of headphones. Maybe an SSD? Fill out your sig rig and maybe we can see what kind of upgrades you should get first. thumb.gif
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Thanks... I hold my money for some worthy upgrade , i have already cheap headphone .. so .. I have to collect more money .

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