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Would also be interested in seeing 16GB vs 32GB in games as well. In BF4 my minimum average was around 60fps with 2 290x @ 1600p with 16GB dual channel (two dims not installed 2400 10-12-12) then when i put my other 2 dims back in i went up to 120fps average! So was this all from going to quad channel or from having more than 16GB also helped to play a roll?

The amount of RAM has zero effect on performance, unless you run out. Then things slow WAY down from disk paging. Or even crash all together. RAM channel count also has little to nothing to do with FPS in game. So, your results seem a bit off. My guess is some other factor is the cause.
 
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Well i dont know what else it could have been. I literally shut down installed memory and started the game back up again. And the reason i remember this is because i was so shocked at how much it helped i pulled the memory out and tested it again. And sure enough my fps was in half.

Also if memory serves Afterburner showed my pagefile at around 18~19GB. When i had 32GB installed.
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Well i dont know what else it could have been. I literally shut down installed memory and started the game back up again. And the reason i remember this is because i was so shocked at how much it helped i pulled the memory out and tested it again. And sure enough my fps was in half.

Also if memory serves Afterburner showed my pagefile at around 18~19GB. When i had 32GB installed.

What else are you running? I never come close to filling my 16GB of RAM when gaming. Page file is always empty.
 
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Nothing much really other than origin maybe steam and b.net is a possibility i suppose. well that and afterburner. Also i dont think the pagefile went over 12GB with only 16GB installed. Hard to recall this was a couple years ago when i got my 290x's. But i do remember thinking i wonder if quad channel would have any benefit over dual in games and i really did not think it would at all because its all about how fast the memory is running not how many channels you have of it. BUT i really dont think going from 16GB to 32GB would give double the frame rate alone.. so maybe that game does make use of quad channel or maybe any well writin game will? IDK it seems unlikely but i do know for a fact it did happen. Just thought it was worth mentioning smile.gif As i would like to know if a dual channel set up would do just as well with the added memory or not. I do not have that same computer set up anymore and i should have done more testing back then i just got to lazy lol.
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What platform are you on? Z97, X79, and so on?
 
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4960x on Asrock x79 Extreme11 p3.30 bios with F3-19200C10-8GBZHD gskill ram and 3 titanx atm.
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When you did the upgrade?
 
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it was shortly after i got my 290x either late 2013 or early 2014.
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I mean the platform at the time. X79 back then as well or something else?
 
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ya everything is the same since then. ok everything other than the titanx upgrade that is.

When my new TIM comes in i will see about testing on the titan's and see if they act the same or not.
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