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Old 01-13-2012, 02:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need some help with memory

This is the current build

MB - ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6GB/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

CPU - AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor

Graphics Card - EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support FPB Video Card

Power Supply - Thermaltake Black Widow W0319RU 850W ATX 12V v2.3, EPS 12V v2.91 CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply


HDs- Two 10k RPM 1 TB Barracudas

OS - 64 bit windos 7 Ultimate

Memory is where I am currently experienceing an issue. I know it needs Dual channel kits, and they should be right around 1333 Mhz. I plan on running 32 GIG total. This syetem will be used primarly for gameing.

Thank you for your time have a nice day.


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Default Re: Need some help with memory

8GB is more memory than a gaming pc needs, 16GB is overkill, 32GB is a waste of money as 24GB of it will never be used. Buy a good kit of 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz and you'll be good for any game. - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
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