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Question 16 vs 32gb Gaming PC

RAM qty

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Prominent Member
16GB same, it was 2 years ago I think, its all I need for gaming. If I was buying today I would likely again get 16gb but ensure I had 4 slots to allow to go to 32gb later. (which is actually what I did 2 years ago)


Distinguished Member
16gb but it is really fast 3200Mhz CL14 and cost £180 less than 2 years ago :(

Greg Hook

Moderator & Reviewer
32GB only because the extra 16GB was going cheap one day.

No need for it, apart from in Cities Skylines with a shedload of mods!


Prominent Member
16GB any more is a waste just for gaming.


Distinguished Member
I have 64GB for some memory heavy applications like running a set of virtual machines and I've some productivity applications that really chew through memory given the chance.

In general though I find few applications actually use much memory and I was still using 8GB up to a couple of years ago as at the time nothing was needing more than that.

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