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My 32GB DDR4 laughs at your recommend '8GB'.

For those that are moaning about 8GB, go play Half Life 2, progress is good. This is a mulitformat game (Not a 'Port) consoles have up to 8GB, PC gaming has always required more. 8GB is fine, stop being a peasant and buy some decent mem tongue.gif
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My 32GB DDR4 laughs at your recommend '8GB'.

For those that are moaning about 8GB, go play Half Life 2, progress is good. This is a mulitformat game (Not a 'Port) consoles have up to 8GB, PC gaming has always required more. 8GB is fine, stop being a peasant and buy some decent mem tongue.gif


Yes, but Boom I know from your posting across the pond that you run your system at stock wink.gif.

32GB memory is a compromise on speed and latency, it's not really about money....memory is cheap. If games genuinely needed this much memory - then it wouldn't be as much of a deal breaker. Effectively your bragging rights consist of having more of a commodity right now, with prices set to fall further - only to have a slower system redface.gif
Edited by Silent Scone - 10/7/15 at 2:55am
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Yes, but Boom I know from your posting across the pond that you run your system at stock wink.gif.

32GB memory is a compromise on speed and latency, it's not really about money....memory is cheap. If games genuinely needed this much memory - then it wouldn't be as much of a deal breaker. Effectively your bragging rights consist of having more of a commodity right now, with prices set to fall further - only to have a slower system redface.gif

Wut? biggrin.gif

Check the leader-boards over the pond thumb.gif

I run my system at stock for gaming / desktop use. Cos let's face it doesn't need to be overclocked for that wink.gif

I bench as well.. (Overclocked)

But yeah progress is good. Can't wait for games that need Pascal GPU's and 16GB's of system memory. Bout time PC games took advantage of decent hardware. Peasants need not apply tongue.gif

PS: When a game comes along that I need to overclock to run, I will indeed overclock smile.gif
Edited by Boomstick727 - 10/7/15 at 3:30am
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Wut? biggrin.gif

Check the leader-boards over the pond thumb.gif

I run my system at stock for gaming / desktop use. Cos let's face it doesn't need to be overclocked for that wink.gif

I bench as well..

But yeah progress is good. Can't wait for games that need Pascal GPU's and 16GB's of memory. Bout time PC games took advantage of decent hardware. Peasants need not apply tongue.gif

Nobody is talking about benching here...this honestly seems lost on you lol.
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Nobody is talking about benching here...this honestly seems lost on you lol.

Why would I overclock for games when I don't need to? I'm not sure what point you are trying to make mate, maybe you can clarify?

I'm all for progress and better looking more demanding games. I am sadly an enthusiast, if I was happy with just normal gaming I would just stick with my PS4, which I have considered at times but the allure of higher settings and fancy new hardware always keeps me on PC biggrin.gif

Roll on progress..

For me Pascal, Skylake -E and more demanding games sounds lovely thumb.gif

Everyone else (Not enthusiast) can just enjoy console or console level fidelity, that's a good valid option as well. I'm glad to see higher end setups being catered for also. More demanding games please !
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FWIW, the rig EA used for demos had an i7, 290X, and 8GB of RAM and it ran near 80 fps maxed out at 1080p. Check out Digital Foundry.
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post #108 of 222
I dunno why this is posted as news. Dice said it won't have microtransactions. That's probably a lot more important news, at least to me.
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Nobody is talking about benching here...this honestly seems lost on you lol.

Why would I overclock for games when I don't need to? I'm not sure what point you are trying to make mate, maybe you can clarify?

I'm all for progress and better looking more demanding games. I am sadly an enthusiast, if I was happy with just normal gaming I would just stick with my PS4, which I have considered at times but the allure of higher settings and fancy new hardware always keeps me on PC biggrin.gif

Roll on progress..

For me Pascal, Skylake -E and more demanding games sounds lovely thumb.gif

Everyone else (Not enthusiast) can just enjoy console or console level fidelity, that's a good valid option as well. I'm glad to see higher end setups being catered for also. More demanding games please !
Unfortunately for you happy world, people still buy PC's on budget because they simply don't like consoles or the fact they have to pay a online fee in order to play their games with their friends using consoles.

And about RAM... I can easily kill my 16gb of ram by running an Ark: Survival Evolved server with 5-10 friends while also playing on it (I keep having to use RAMMAP to empty out the dam cache which is annoying tongue.gif ).
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Hey if load times are faster i dont really care, my 32 gigs are hardly ever used anyway. BF4 on my SSD takes like a solid 3 min to load a map, then once in game still a good minute of waiting to be able to see my weapon load out options because they are invisible and all I can see is the map and the spawn options, then another minute to be able to actually see the weapon I am holding in my hands.

If that's true then something is terribly wrong with your pc, I'm still using an original 128GB g.skill falcon ssd from 2010 on my spare pc and I have around 20 second load in times and it never takes more than a second for all the assets to be loaded and working once i get in.. and yes this is on ultra. Just to be clear, I only time from when it's loading the map, not the connecting and logging in stuff. Basically from when the actual game launches.
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