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Originally Posted by Thingamajig View Post
A memory manufacturer recommends...moar RAM. Eh, true or not, thats still hard to trust. Even IF i do personally believe that more RAM = better.

What it boils down to is if you can afford it. I'd go for it if i had the cash to burn. If i had other things planned for the funds, maybe not.

Naturally it would have to be the highest speed DDR3 i could get though.
YEah, I'll get 1600 Mhz. RAM

And I'll go CL9, 'cause they are the cheapest, so don't give me any bull**** about it!
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post #32 of 87
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Yes you can, but I wouldn't do it with 4GB. Probably 8GB or 16GB but definitely not 4GB.
16gb?
You are out of your mind....

The OP doesn't do encoding or editing, he has yet to state any reason to have more than 4gb.
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post #33 of 87
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Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser View Post
Damn... All of you got me confused

BUT that said, I WILL get 8 Gb. if the money is there for it

If not, I will go with 4 Gb. --> That really is logical...

Then I might get another 4 Gb. the month after
Remember that your memory won't run at the same speed with 8GB as it would with 4GB. Four sticks of 2GB RAM will put a lot more stress on your IMC compared to two sticks, therefore you will probably have to slow it down making overclocking more difficult or loosen the timings which will significantly hurt the overall speed of your RAM.

Personally I think RAM speed > RAM capacity, especially when you will probably not even go much past 50% RAM usage when gaming with 4GB. Just my .
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post #34 of 87
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16gb?
You are out of your mind....

The OP doesn't do encoding or editing, he has yet to state any reason to have more than 4gb.
QFT, there is absolutely no need for more than 4GB for a GAMING build.
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post #35 of 87
I say 8 Gb.
I bought an extra 4 GB for wrath, it is the best $38 I have spent on my rig.
(I do run about 5 Vm's though., and leave GTA4 open at the same time as TF2)
 
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post #36 of 87
Again like numerous before me have stated 4gb will be plenty! The argument will continue, its really personal preference to have more than 4gb. Stick a poll in this thread and save yourself time rather than reading all of the replies.
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I almost never run anything other than my antivirus, when playing games

I won't ever use it for editing of any kind... Nothing at all.

Only to play games, some times heavy ones
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post #38 of 87
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Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser View Post
I almost never run anything other than my antivirus, when playing games

I won't ever use it for editing of any kind... Nothing at all.

Only to play games, some times heavy ones
4GB, seriously don't waste your money. Save it.

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I almost never run anything other than my antivirus, when playing games

I won't ever use it for editing of any kind... Nothing at all.

Only to play games, some times heavy ones
Then don't listen to anyone who is saying you need more then 4GB's, you will never use it! Games don't use anything more then 2GB's of ram.
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4gb is the magic number.
    
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