4 x 4Gb vs. 2 x 8Gb RAM Tags: RAM Build Memory Last response: March 21, 2013 4:02 AM in Memory Share Shockeray a b } Memory March 20, 2013 7:15:21 PM My build... CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Motherboard: MSI ZH77A-G43 LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s SSD: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Hard Drive: Seagate SV35.5 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case Extra Case Fan: BitFenix Spectre Pro LED 148.7 CFM 200mm Fan Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 450W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer Total: $833.84 (Generated by PCPartPicker) I want 16Gb of 1600MHz G.Skill RAM.Most likely by the time I need more than 16Gb or RAM, the price of faster speed RAM will have lowered enough for me to get a whole new set. If my motherboard has four memory slots, would it be better for me to get 2 x 8Gb or 4 x 4Gb? More about : 4gb 8gb ram cin19 a b } Memory March 21, 2013 4:02:41 AM I always recommend get the 2x8GB RAM kit. Both have same performance, so you just get the whatever lower price you can get. 2x 8GBRAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... 4X 4GB RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSolved8Gb x1 Corsair Vengeance RAM with 2x 4Gb Corsair Veangeance @1600Mhz ForumSolved16gb ram installed (2x8gb G-Skill), only 8gb detected (4gb for each stick) ForumCan I use 8GB RAM in one slot instead of 2 x 4GB RAM ? ForumIs their a Aspire 5517 ram chip DDR2 8GB (2 x 4GB) Forum8GB [4GB x 2] 1333MHz DDR3 vs 8GB [8GB x 1] 1600MHz DDR3 Forum16gb Ram: 2 x 8gb or 4 x 4gb Forum8gb (2x 4gb) ram good for i7 setup? Forum2x 8GB vs 4x 4GB Memory setup ForumSolved1 8GB vs 2x4 8GB RAM ForumRam prices are too high. Cheaper single 8gb vs 2x4GB, any difference? Proof please ForumSolved4 4gb ram vs 2 8gb ram ForumSolvedWill a Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory work on a Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H Motherboard? ForumSolvedCorsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL7 OR G Skill (2x 4GB) DDR3 2400MHz CL10 ForumSolvedAMD FX-6300 compatible with Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 ForumSolvedG.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600, In BIOS it says 1600MHz but in Task Manager/CPUz it says 800MHz ForumSolved2 X 4GB or 8GB ForumSolvedCorsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2x 4GB) compatibility with Asus Maximus VI Formula mobo. ForumSolvedG.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 ForumSolved4Gb x 2 or 8Gb x 1? ForumSolved2x 4GB 1866 or buy another 8GB 1600 More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !