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2gb ram or hyper 212+?

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for second rig, which should i chose, atm im running 2gb of ram, should i get another 2gb or a hyper 212+? and oc the cpu a bit.

then get another 2gb later on?

in other words which first.
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Depends on what you're doing and what games you're playing.

The majority of games would suffice with 2gb ram, I'd personally go with the cooler. 2GB is way enough for me.
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It's not enough ram. But you could benefit more from +0.4-0.8 ghz in terms of game performance
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ooo found a 775 waterblock lol, and friend wants to sell a pump ( from a Rasa kit )

so now its RAM or a 240 or 360 rad? lol xD


oh and im just playin around with the rig... ocing volt modding ect...
    
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ram first. you never have enough RAM

cooler, later on... when you feel its not power ful enough, more cooler
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post #6 of 6
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lol well its 1.8ghz C2D.. so nothing speical xD
    
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