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Old 05-13-2014, 11:08 AM   #11
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Are we to the point now where we can finally stop saying 16GB is overkill. That's the first comment out of anyone's mouth around here when a build with 16GB is posted. We all know it's overkill, we can stop saying it. Plus if we are talking about high-end builds, aren't they all about overkill anyway?
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Thanks a lot Jmacavali. It seems like every time someone puts together a build with like 2 way SLI titan blacks, a 4960X and then 16gb of RAM people are like "You have to much RAM." Then I'm thinking WHAT?
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Well a friend of mine brought 4 x 780's and has installed water cooling, very overkill.
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The last three posts are very valid points. Especially as 16GB isn't a huge cost jump from 8GB.

If I had one of the systems that are being build at the moment I'd do it just because why not?

In a system like mine that is 2 gens old and wasn't top of the range when it was new, yes overkill. But like Craig said once you get 2 titans who cares.

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Old 06-12-2014, 08:52 AM   #15
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I think whilst on the topic of builds this is relevant Building a PC: Are Integrated Graphics, Sound, and Network Hardware Good Enough?
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The last three posts are very valid points. Especially as 16GB isn't a huge cost jump from 8GB.

If I had one of the systems that are being build at the moment I'd do it just because why not?

In a system like mine that is 2 gens old and wasn't top of the range when it was new, yes overkill. But like Craig said once you get 2 titans who cares.

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Old 07-05-2014, 04:43 PM   #17
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Not really an issue when you can afford a build like some of the examples already mentioned

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