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Old 02-25-2011, 10:22 PM   #1
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Default Mem for Asus Crossfire IV

Asus has list of recommended memory for their Crossfire IV motherboard. But only list up to 8 Gb combos. No 16 Gb combos are listed. what is the absolute best mem I can install for a total of 16 Gb.

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Old 03-01-2011, 01:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: Mem for Asus Crossfire IV

Just buy RAM that you like. Their recommended list is just a list of modules they themselves have tested.

If you need 16GB of RAM, I want to know what you're doing, because even on my hex core system, I only need 8GB at most. That's with fully loaded Premiere encodes, and I play games too - SC2, Rift, Supreme Commander, and they barely go over 4GB.

Buying ahead of the curve is also a waste this early. 16GB won't be viable for at least another year.
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