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post #11 of 26
I just ordered the 16gb (same deal you got) but mine is for a vmware server. My gaming rig only has 4gb.
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post #12 of 26
I just bumped up from 4gig to 8gig and for what I do it was worth it. I was tired of sitting at the desktop with 40-45% ram usage.
Since then I switched to W7 and get 8gig and have loved it.
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post #13 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by SnakeEyez;12223804 
waste of money

There are more things to do with a computer other than game.
post #14 of 26
If all you're doing is gaming, stick with 4-8GBs. The only time I've ever used more than 4GBs is when I'm editing photos in LR.
post #15 of 26
I have 6GB ram extra laying around. Bought 2 packs since they were so cheap. Two for the price of one who could resist?

Should I just resell them?
post #16 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Boyboyd;12223936 
There are more things to do with a computer other than game.

Anyone doing stuff that requires more than 8 gb of memory wouldn't need to ask in a forum.
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post #17 of 26
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Originally Posted by flamingoyster;12262785 
Anyone doing stuff that requires more than 8 gb of memory wouldn't need to ask in a forum.

Honestly, this is the best answer.
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post #18 of 26
if you were gonna get 16gb i would get this instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231309 but 16gb is soooo not needed.
    
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post #19 of 26
You dont even need 8gb, let alone 16! Its a totaly waste, use the $90 towards something else!
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post #20 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by microman;12262825 
if you were gonna get 16gb i would get this instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231309 but 16gb is soooo not needed.

Look at the ram speed on that set (1066mhz vs the 1600mhz). That would be a big waste of money just to have a matched set.
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