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2x16GB will be better because your CPU has dual channel memory controller. 4x8GB wont make any performance difference in it. 4x8GB is beneficial for X99 / X299 based PC, due to quad channel memory controller.
So basically, 2 sticks over 4 sticks would be better as it offers less stress and may result in a higher OC for the system and better stability. But I can have 4 x 8gb sticks and they technically could preform the same as 2x16gb in stock environments.

Stupid Question:
Is there a huge draw back to just putting in 1x16gb for now and upgrading to a second when I get the money?

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