Computer: 8GB RAM Upgrade

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My RAM arrived today

I’ve added a set of Ballistix Gaming 2 times 4GB DDR4 2400MHz. I already had the exact same set, so that makes a total of 16GB worth of precious overpriced DRAM. Allowing Windows 10 more RAM for use as IO-cache really makes a performance jump. I leave my PC running so technically I can live with slow mechanical hard drives. And I’ve lived with Pentium 166 MHz with MMX, so I’m also patient.

System specs

For those who are wondering:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 4C/8T, stock @3.2 GHz, clocked to 3.3 GHz, disabled power saving.
  • RAM: 4 X Ballistix Gaming 4GB DDR4 2400MHz. (16GB)
  • GPU: ASUS ROG STRIX Gaming RX 570, 4GB of VRAM
  • MOBO: ASUS Prime B350
  • About 6 TB of data storage on mechanical HD’s



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