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for me ill go with the second option.
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Originally Posted by mastertrixter View Post
Load times, startup times, and game loading are all affected by anywhere from 10-25 seconds according to this article. That's hardly chump change if you think about it
I'm not saying he shouldn't buy 8GB of RAM. But he should take into mind that Corsair tried to prove their point by displaying the most memory-intensive operations. I don't disagree with the article, more RAM will always benefit the user, but he would be much better off buying 4GB of RAM and saving for a small SSD.

Edit: If you don't have the money (you never told us your budget) I would just go with 8GBs of RAM. Try to find some with lower timings, though.
Edited by thisischuck01 - 1/25/11 at 7:49pm
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Originally Posted by thisischuck01 View Post
I'm not saying he shouldn't buy 8GB of RAM. But he should take into mind that Corsair tried to prove their point by displaying the most memory-intensive operations. I don't disagree with the article, more RAM will always benefit the user, but he would be much better off buying 4GB of RAM and saving for a small SSD.

Edit: If you don't have the money (you never told us your budget) I would just go with 8GBs of RAM. Try to find some with lower timings, though.
$90 is my maximum budget at this moment.

I was going to order 2x2 4g cas 7 latency g.skill set from newegg but after seeing newegg has %15 off promotion going on right now, 8gb set ram fits in my budget limit but if I purchased better timing 8gb kit it would cost me $40-50 more which I can't do right now

I migh good get ssd drive in few months but right now I going to use regular hard drive

btw I'm not in a rush to buy new set of ram tonight though I will be purchased them on thursday 27th. so I have time to discuss what should I get in two days.
Edited by sadness10 - 1/25/11 at 8:01pm
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$90 is my maximum budget at this moment.

I was going to order 2x2 4g cas 7 latency g.skill set from newegg but after seeing newegg has %15 off promotion going on right now, 8gb set ram fits in my budget limit but if I purchased better timing 8gb kit it would cost me $40-50 more which I can't do right now

I migh good get ssd drive in few months but right now I going to use regular hard drive
Take everyone's advice and get option two, then.

That really is a great price for DDR3, when I got my G.Skill 6GB kit a year ago they cost me ~$170.
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yeah, go with 8GB and don't forget the 15% discount
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