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12GB Tri Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz


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#1 heshie75v

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 03:05 PM

I am in the process of "building" a new system from Dell...I have a choice of the 12GB Tri Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz or the 9gm Tri Channel DDR 3..
I do some digital photog. and watch some movies on line. I do not play games on the PC..
Which memory should I choose and why?
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#2 killerx525

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 03:48 PM

I don't even think you need that much RAM for digital photograph and watching online movies.

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 12:35 AM

I'm guessing that the 9gm was a typo and should have been 9GB?

What operating system are you going to be using? I'm guessing that it will be a 64-bit operating system because of the amount of RAM that is being offered.

With this much RAM asking which I would choose and why is like telling me that you have a choice between a five pound sledge hammer and an eight pound sledge hammer with which you are going to be breaking eggs. Both would be overkill for most applications.

If you are going to be doing digital editing it can be resource intensive, but I would think that 9GB would be adequate. But if the price difference is that much, more RAM won't hurt.

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 08:56 PM

lol if i was u i would build the pc myself and save some money...dells seem to be over-priced and limit future upgrades




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