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Please guide me about choosing RAM?

Hi, I am building my gaming pc and i am little bit confusing about installing and choosing the better RAM. My question is that "Will 8gigs of ram enough for gaming or 16gigs??" If I will go with 16gigs then which layout is better for gaming (4x4gigs) or (2x8gigs)???? My other pc specs are:
i5-3570
ASUS P8H77V
PSU: Cooler Master GX 550W
Geforce GTX 760 2GB

Please guide me!
Thanks :) :)
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    dadpad88 said:
    Hi, I am building my gaming pc and i am little bit confusing about installing and choosing the better RAM. My question is that "Will 8gigs of ram enough for gaming or 16gigs??" If I will go with 16gigs then which layout is better for gaming (4x4gigs) or (2x8gigs)???? My other pc specs are:
    i5-3570
    ASUS P8H77V
    PSU: Cooler Master GX 550W
    Geforce GTX 760 2GB

    Please guide me!
    Thanks :) :)


    8G are fine for gaming ...

    allways add RAM in pairs ... to take advantage of dual channel.

    so if you get 8 , use 2x4G

    and for 16 , use 2x8G

    and dont fill up the 4 slots , keep 2 open for future upgrade
  2. And whatever you get, have it be low profile. Less potential hassles later.
  3. With the 3570, best to stick to 1600 - maybe 1866, in a 2x config, only go 4 sticks if maxing out at 32GB (and then 1600 max
  4. 8GB is enough. If you go for 16GB I'd suggest 2x8GB - nothing wrong with 4x4GB, but it's harder to upgrade.

    Set of filters I usually use: http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/memory/#s=301600,301800,301866,302000,302133,302200,302250,302333,302400,302600,302666,302800&v=1250,1350,1500&z=8192&n=2&c=90,80,70,60,50,40,30&sort=a8&t=11
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