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Why is 8 sticks of ram bad? I don't get that part?

I've heard people claim that the more memory sticks you have, the more 'stress' placed on the memory controller which will make overclocking more difficult.
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Pardon me. Wrong thread it seems.
Edited by Dokter Bibber - 2/14/16 at 7:37am
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sure. just check the memory compability with your mobo.
If I had x99 I'd go for quad channel for sure.
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16 GB is enough for gaming. 32 is not required for gaming at all, there is not a single game which is going to use that much RAM and make your RAM usage go above 16GBs unless you have a lot of other tasks open in the background. I have 64GBs of RAM myself and 75% of it is sitting idle in majority of the cases.
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