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I do have some programs that are demanding and it requires more than 8GB RAM. I need new RAM anyway to replace old 4x2GB sticks. Which is better? 2x8GB or 4x4GB? I prefer RAM speed at least 1866.

I'm thinking of getting two of these.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231455

Do you know anything better? Feel free to suggest it here.
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post #2 of 5

ram prices are horrid now which sucks; but why not get a pair of snipers?

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231667

 

same price as what you wanted, but higher frequencies- 2400 instead of 1866

 

or a pair of ADATA XPG V2 16GB (2 x 8GB) (gold  or silver to match your mobo)- they are 2x8 and is cheaper than buyer 2 sets of 2x4.

 

(and most people prefer 2x8 rather 4x4 i believe)


Edited by DF is BUSY - 3/8/14 at 5:02am
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I remember when RAM were 50% cheaper. G.Skill sniper looks good. ADATA XPG is pretty "cheap", but I never heard of the brand. How reliable is it?
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Planning to get a set of XPGs myself. ADATA is plentiful and rather cheap over here. Had the worst of luck with their "value" stuff to be honest, but reviews paint a decent picture for their XPG lines.
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