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October 26, 2010 10:08:29 AM

ok i just want to know if i get 2 4gb ddr3 (1333) ram chips =8gb
would it damage or give even the smallest problems with the i7 950 and any compatable motheboard
or would it be better to with 4 2gb ddr3 (1333) ram chips =8gb

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October 26, 2010 1:48:51 PM

There are no distinct differences from 8gb(2x4gb) and 8gb(4x2gb) ram aside from the 2x4gb will leave you with open slots for upgrading in the future.

For the i7 950 though, I would suggest you get a triple channel kit which would be 3x2gb, or 3x4gb. The 6gb(3x2gb) should be more than enough. You would only need 12gb(3x4gb) if you do video rendering/photo editing.