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. mubin a b } Memory October 10, 2012 8:54:48 PM 8gb is enough. No need 16gb as it has no effect game performance. Related resources 16GB vs. 8GB of RAM - Forum What ram do i need 8gb or 16gb ? 2500k OC, p8z68, hd7950 - Forum 16GB Ram and only 8GB usable - Forum 8gb ram to 16 ? - Forum Excessive RAM or Enough? 8gb or 16gb ? - 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 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. xbob627 October 11, 2012 1:03:08 AM Sony Vegas maybe Adobe Premiere and definitely Photoshop 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! xbob627 October 11, 2012 1:35:45 AM Best answer selected by Xbob627. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum8GB of RAM only 3. 16 usable (W7 x64) ForumI want to upgrade my 8gb ram 1333 @ 667 mhz to 16gb ram 1333 @ 667 mhz ForumIs 8GB 's of RAM good enough for now, or should I go 16GB 's? ForumBios detects 8gb RAM CPUZ detects 16gb ForumPerformance difference between 8gb or 16ram ForumMother board support 8gb ram but chipset support 16gb ForumIs it worth getting 8gb or 16gb of ram ForumRAM Upgrade 8GB to 16GB ForumRAM Upgrade 8GB to 16GB ForumPC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. Forum[Solved] 2 4gb sticks or 1 8gb stick? Forum[HELP!]8GB of Memory Installed, Computer only uses 3.92GB ForumUpdate bios use 8gb windows 7 64 bit ultimate ForumDo i really need 8gb of ram? ForumVista 64 8GB DDR2 Only 3GB Showing. More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !