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I want to install loads more memory as its getting cheaper and cheaper.

I have a UD3R but want to switch to the rampage as I feel it is significantly better in performance compared to what I have, would you guys with better technical knowledge think the same?
    
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Changing mobo will hardly change anything unless it supports more memory, better CPU, more pci-e lanes...etc.
     
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post #3 of 11
Agreed, As what you would be doing or looking for is something to benefit from your older board. Not sure as why you want a large amount of ram. Unless of course your are doing something that requires a large amount of ram. As most x58 boards max out around the same bclk or little less 10 -15 bclk difference. So you really will not see much of a upgrade there.

If you want to do something. Buy yourself a nice gpu and a ssd. And a larger monitor as those would be the best and noticeable things to do. But that is just me though.
post #4 of 11
I also think it won't make much difference for you, unless you are looking to overclock your 920 quite a bit higher than 4.2Ghz. Even then, it wouldn't make any difference in memory performance.
    
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post #5 of 11
yea man you are good, i have seen many UD3Rs push 4.5ghz and even 5ghz subzero. Even higher than that sometimes. You won't gain a thing really.
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UD3 all the way. Either way if you're moving to 4 sticks of RAM you'll run into OC issues.
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
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UD3 all the way. Either way if you're moving to 4 sticks of RAM you'll run into OC issues.
4x2GB is a problem when overclocking, but 2x2GB + 2x1GB overclocks just as well as 2x2GB in my P5Q-E.
    
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wow im so suprised with your opinions... would 6gb and 12gb make a huge difference, my windows mce is starting to lag a little now with other programs open...
    
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wow im so suprised with your opinions... would 6gb and 12gb make a huge difference, my windows mce is starting to lag a little now with other programs open...
12gb is overkill unless you run apps that will benefit from more ram.

If you are feeling some lag, check your settings and make sure your ram timings are tight.
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post #10 of 11
IMO it's pointless to buy a new board. That's such a waste of money and sidegrade. If you feel you need more memory then sell your kit and buy a 3 x 4 GB kit.
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