Originally Posted by grantyboy
programs i am running are
avast antivirus which i have been using for about a decade on all my systems and never had an issue before.
ms office 2007
nero 7 ultra
creative audio software for the x-fi hi fi audio card that comes with this mb
sure wish there would be some others to guide you besides me.
from the above list, i don't see the need for 16 gig and your back attempting to run 4 sticks. not to say it can't be done and probably would work fine without touching anything.
i would be going 2x4@1600mhz. should be some good prices there too.