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8GB RAM vs 16GB RAM

by SHIROIRAKUEN / February 13, 2013 9:10 AM PST

Is there any point in taking 16GB RAM for a gaming laptop? I heard that even the most recent games do not need(for now) more than 8GB to run properly.

Would u agree? If not, why not?

Thx

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Yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 13, 2013 9:25 AM PST
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When it comes to gamers, they tend to pay for any edge. So yes, it's worth it to some.
Bob

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FYI - I upgraded my memory going
by orlbuckeye / February 13, 2013 9:06 PM PST
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from 8 GB to 12 GB and it was a noticeable speed increase (I'm not gamer so it wasn't in gaming). I then went from 12 gb to 16 gb and that upgrade wasn't noticeable. Gaming relies more on the graphic performance then processor.

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From experience I went from
by orlbuckeye / March 8, 2013 4:26 AM PST
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8GB to 12GB and it was noticeable. I then went from 12GB to 16GB and it wasn't noticeable.

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