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Will doubling up on Ram help game performance

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#1 Miseryguts


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:58 AM

Even a little bit?

I appreciate that my system is getting on now..

Gigabyte X58A-UD3R
i7 920 (DO) @3.8GHz
XFX PRO 750 Modular
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The majority of stuff I play is old skool/GOG classics & emulators but occasionally I'll fire up the likes of Witcher 3, Tomb Raider, the recent Doom etc & I've preordered the new Deus Ex.. I often have to dial down the graphical bells & whistles a bit with the newer stuff, but most still run surprisingly well.
Another 8GB of my ram is pretty cheap atm, am I likely to see much of a difference in the newer games if I install it?

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#2 TheJokerz


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 08:21 AM

The graphics are due to the gpu that you currently have.  Ram would more than likely not help.


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 09:43 AM

Agree with TheJokerz, you won't see any improved performance just from getting more RAM. Its going to be your GPU that is holding you back. the 970 is a pretty decent card for now. So yeah, you won't be able to max out Witcher 3.

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#4 HeyHello


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 10:48 AM

If you want increase the speed or transfer rate of system then upgrade ram. Otherwise for gaming the high gpu and cpu can do well.

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