Closed 2x8gb sticks or 4x4gb stick Tags: Memory Latency Last response: June 2, 2012 9:59 AM in Memory Share timarp000 a b } Memory May 26, 2012 3:40:46 PM Both add up to 16gb. 4x4 has lower cas latency and 2x8 allows more upgradability... Not sure which one to choose. More about : 2x8gb sticks 4x4gb stick Best solution eggmasher May 26, 2012 4:05:28 PM If money isnt an issue, go with the 2x8. down the road, you can add 2 more sticks in and youll be set for life with ram. however, the 4x4 is cheaper, but you cant add any in the future. if you run heavy programs and if only 16gbs isnt enough, then go with the 2x8. most people dont need more than 16gb so if you are one of those people, then go with the 4x4. look around and see if you can buy faster ram, like 1866. hope this helps timarp000 a b } Memory June 1, 2012 11:56:15 PM Best answer selected by timarp000. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a c 146 } Memory June 2, 2012 9:59:46 AM This topic has been closed by Nikorr Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum2x8gb or 4x4gb ForumWhat is the best 2 RAM sticks 16GB Or 4 RAM sticks 16GB ForumWhat's the risk in 2x8GB RAM sticks when unsupported? Forum8GB Sticks in Crosshair IV Formula? Forum4 sticks vs 2 sticks in Dual Channel ForumGDDR3 memory sticks plugged into motherboard?? Forum2 Memory sticks or 4 Memory sticks Forum1 x 16GB kit or 2x8GB kits? ForumCorsair Vengeance 2x8gb 1600 ram wont work? ForumWhich RAM is better? [2x(2x4GB)] or [( 4x4GB )] ForumIs it possible to run 4x4gb of ram on a Sabertooth AM3+ ForumGA-890FXA-UD7 + Ram(1600 4x4Gb , or other) Require guidance!!! Forum2x8gb memmory on Z77 boards Forum8GB DDR3 1600 or above Sticks ? ForumDual channel with separate sticks ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumA MSI-G41M-P26 restarts with two sticks not with one ForumSamsung 30nm low pro sticks, best kept secret? ForumDicontinued ram sticks ForumBoots fine with 4 sticks of ram but not 2 More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !