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The more RAM the better?

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Answer #1 | 23/12 2013 05:59
yes this is the easiest upgradable thing to have
Answer #2 | 23/12 2013 06:31
No. It isn't worth it. Get 8GB and you will be fine. 32GB is for if you're running multiple servers on a machine.
Answer #3 | 23/12 2013 06:36
Yes the more you have RAM the better. But you will not need 32 GB of it unless you are planning to do scientific stuff or etc.. If you are a serious gamer 8 GB is enough but some also use 16 GB. 32 GB is overkill. Use that money to buy a better GPU and also perhaps CPU. For office work 1GB is enough. And for your other question - eight 4 GB RAMs WOULD BE faster than four 8 GB ones.This is because it is faster to access data from 8 rams than from 4. But 4 8 GB RAMs are more economical ( i.e. in price and slots but if they go bad you loose more ) Therefore my opinion is that you use 4 or 8 or a max of 16 GB for gaming or a max of 2GB for office work. And try to distribute your RAMs across the slots in this sort of manner --- If you have 4 slots and want 8 GB so __ install 2 GB sticks per slot I hope this helps you in making a better decision. HAPPY HOLIDAYS PEOPLE!!!!!!!!
Answer #4 | 23/12 2013 06:50
If 32gb is under your budget than you can straight buy it or you can just buy a 8gb ram because nowadays 8gb is satisfied than after someyears you can go for another 8gb or 16
Answer #5 | 23/12 2013 07:00
Well.....yes more is better....but...there is the case of "diminishing returns", That is, you may not get better performance as you increase the amount of ram, and the expense! Unless your doing some high end editing you probably don't need (or could use) more than 16GB of ram. What type and speed you chose does have an effect. In speed (1333, 1600, 1866, 2133, etc.) the higher speeds have better effect. as to timing (CL10, CL9, CL8 Etc.) lower timing is better. Since most mother boards only have 4 slots for ram and most ram only goes up to 8GB per stick, the best you can do is 4x8GB. I would opt for 2 sticks of 8GB each in the first "dual channel" slots Keep in mind 32GB of ram could set you back $350 and you may not get full use of them. Try for higher speed and lower CL timing in a set od 16GB...something like this...http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231571 IF your mother board will take it.

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