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16gb kit with 8gb kit (both quad channel)

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January 8, 2013 1:02:49 AM

With this kit:

Corsair 8gb (quad channel):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

work with this kit:

Corsair 16gb (quad channel)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

on this motherboard:

Sabertooth X79
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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January 8, 2013 6:44:49 AM

both kits will work. what is the application? vid editing? folding? or just plain gaming?
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January 8, 2013 10:42:41 PM

phate1337 said:
both kits will work. what is the application? vid editing? folding? or just plain gaming?


mostly video editing and some gaming and recording but the ram will be used for video editing/rendering
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January 9, 2013 9:53:50 AM

i'd go for the 16gb kit, if you are working with high res or 3d video, chances are you will hit a ceiling with the 8gb. plus at the price difference, you really can't go wrong.
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