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Ram upgrade to 4gb from 16 gb?

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Hi I have 16GB Corsair nothing special DDR3 1333 bog standard ram see pic.
Would this be better? IE, faster on my system? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/179278#reviews

Bearing in mind im in UK where conponants cost a fortune.

Thanks,

Chris
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No. What the heck would you want to upgrade?! You are perfectly fine w/ that!
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Agreed, your perfectly fine as it is, try lowering your timings if you want more performance, and the best thing is, its free!
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No. What the heck would you want to upgrade?! You are perfectly fine w/ that!
Don't know it's my first build just asking...
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You have a GREAT system If your itching for change, change your case! *** is casecom?!
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by xXjay247Xx View Post
Agreed, your perfectly fine as it is, try lowering your timings if you want more performance, and the best thing is, its free!
good idea just this ram dont like being oc insofar as i read about it. Like im building a second pc for a friend and if that other ram is quicker to start with im thinking of it in my pc, putting 8gb of the 1333 in his and selling on the remaining 8gb of 1333 2x4gb. Seem a good plan? AND GET A NEW CASE LOL

Thanks,

Chris
Edited by moonmanas - 1/11/11 at 1:35pm
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You have a GREAT system If your itching for change, change your case! *** is casecom?!
Yeah too right been thinking of it!
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post #8 of 11
Bit on the slow end in speed/timings but then again it is a monstrous amount of RAM that I wouldn't replace unless I can get a really good deal (and/or I really don't need it)
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No. What the heck would you want to upgrade?! You are perfectly fine w/ that!
I beg to differ, Tom's did a feature on ram usage and showed that in some scenarios performance increases occurred going up to 8GB of ram. I would say 6GB is the minimum an enthusiast should be using.
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Ive gone and ordered 2x2GB Ripjaw 1600, an oldish Assrock mobo (Asrock N68C-S UCC GeForce 7025 Socket AM2+ VGA Out 6 Channel Audio MATX Motherboard) and an Amd x2 core BE 3.2, so can mess about with that in my old case unlocking cores (maybe) etc. I can also try the ripjaws in mine just to see do they better the WEI for ram which is a puny 7.5 with 16gb of slow stuff i got in. Its good though for Authoring a 2hr+ film and burning it to dvd in about 20 mins...
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