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TeamGroup Xtreem LV 2400MHz expansion from 8GB to 16GB?

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Hi all,

Ive just purchased another set of TeamGroup Xtreem LV 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-19200C10 2400MHz to bring my memory total to 16GB will there be much improovment in games by adding a second set?

I run ultra settings @ 1080p for Battlefield 4, Arma 3, Arma 2, Bioshock infinite and such

Thanks smile.gif

Ram specs here https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-032-TG
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No. Few games use even 4 gigs, none 8 gigs.

That doesn't include multitasking. Adding memory will allow multiple programs, all running together at the same time, to perform better.
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No. Few games use even 4 gigs, none 8 gigs.

That doesn't include multitasking. Adding memory will allow multiple programs, all running together at the same time, to perform better.

It was mainly for photoshop/video editing along with having alot of windows open at once but wanted to know if id see a gain in games at the same time hey ho thanks for the help buddy smile.gif
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No. Few games use even 4 gigs, none 8 gigs.

That doesn't include multitasking. Adding memory will allow multiple programs, all running together at the same time, to perform better.

It was mainly for photoshop/video editing along with having alot of windows open at once but wanted to know if id see a gain in games at the same time hey ho thanks for the help buddy smile.gif

To see memory usage, open Windows Resource Monitor and click the memory tab.
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