Solved 8gb or 16 gb of ram? Tags: Memory Performance Patriot RAM Build Intel Product Last response: October 11, 2012 1:35 AM in Memory Share xbob627 October 10, 2012 8:44:29 PM I am fixing to build a pc for myself and I want to buy Patriot Intel Extreme Master Limited Edition ram...........Will I ever need 16 gb of ram or 8 is not a loss of performance and is perfect? The ram I am looking at is this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : 8gb ram Chiuy October 10, 2012 8:48:03 PM 8GB of ram is more than needed on a standard computer. The only time you will need more than 8GB ram is if you're photoshopping or video editing to do multitasking. m 0 l mubin a b } Memory October 10, 2012 8:54:48 PM 8gb is enough. No need 16gb as it has no effect game performance. m 0 l Related resources 8GB or 16GB ram? - Forum 16GB RAM or 8GB RAM + 2 GB dedicated graphics card - Forum 8gb vs 16gb ram on laptops? - Forum G.skill Ripjaws X 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600MHz Desktop RAM - Forum Should I choose i7-4710HQ with 16 gbs of ram or i7-4700MQ + Nvidia Geforce GT 740M with 8gb of ram? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xbob627 October 10, 2012 10:50:30 PM yeah but video editing gaming .......8gb or 16gb m 0 l amuffin a b } Memory a b å Intel October 11, 2012 12:47:33 AM You're not very specific on the exact programs you'll be using. m 0 l xbob627 October 11, 2012 1:03:08 AM Sony Vegas maybe Adobe Premiere and definitely Photoshop m 0 l Best solution amuffin a b } Memory a b å Intel October 11, 2012 1:06:10 AM 8GB will be fine. Get a good GPU for GPU Acceleration and rendering! Share xbob627 October 11, 2012 1:35:45 AM Best answer selected by Xbob627. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNot Sure If I Can Install 8GB or 16GB RAM [Buying new RAM] Forum SolvedRam tips - 2133mHz 8GB vs 1333mHz 16GB Forum SolvedUpgrade from 4GB RAM to 8GB or 16? Forum SolvedWill a 16GB ram kit work with an 8GB kit? Forum SolvedEveryone says 16Gbs of RAM is overkill for gaming, but some games already recommend 8Gb? Forum Solved8GB RAM vs 16GB RAM Forum SolvedRam originally at 16 gb however now system only reads 8gb causing crashes when gaming Forum SolvedUpgrading from 8GB to 16 with Corsair Vengance LP Cant find my old ram Forum Solved8GB vs 16GB RAM for gaming...wwjd? Forum Solved8gb vs 16gb ram Forum Solved8gb vs 16gb of ram Forum SolvedRAM 8gb or 16gb Forum SolvedInstalled 16GB (2x8GB) of RAM. Computer only recognizing 8GB. Forum SolvedUpgrading from 8gb to 16gb of ram Forum Solved8gb ram vs 16gb ram vs 32gb ram(probably not 32) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !