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4gb ddr3 to 8gb, worth it??

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is it worth it to add another 4gb of ripjaws to my system for a total of 8? it's not too expensive just wondering if it'll actually do anything like improve my multitasking ability or whatnot
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dude i run my overkill and love it
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post #3 of 9
You can, but it's not necessary. Your system will still run fine, and 4gb is sufficient for pretty much everything.
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If you can get a good deal on it...then it doesnt hurt...plus gives you more headroom down the road...but not sure that it will give much performance gains.
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post #6 of 9
I just did the same thing, I can say its worthwhile to never have to wish I had more ram
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post #7 of 9
Actually I just saw a thread 15% off desktop memory with a promo code on newegg, if it's a good deal, go for it!
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post #8 of 9
If you are asking the question "Could I use more RAM?", then you definitely do not need it.
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post #9 of 9
Doesn't more ram limit your overclock as well? I remember hearing that somewhere cause the memory controller on the cpu has to work harder the more dimms you have... Dono. But 4gb is enough for you for sure, doubt there'd be any performance gains from it
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