Good afternoon DSLReporters,
I am back to ask a quick question about RAM
, as I wish to purchase more for my computer. In the summer of 2012 I built a semi-decent gaming rig for myself. For some reason I skimped on the RAM and only purchased 4GB of PC3-12800 9-9-9-24 Silverline Mushkin RAM (I'm not sure what all of those numbers mean... but I only have 4gigs total on a single stick).
I know that RAM is not very expensive and upgrading from 4 should help my systems performance, especially while live streaming my gaming.My computer specs
(hopefully this will provide you computer-savvy folks enough into give me some guidance):
I popped my head into a computer store looking to buy 16GB (preferably 2x 8GB as I hear performance wise it's better to have less sticks). I realize that will mean my current 4GB stick will be useless, but that's fine.
They didn't have much of anything in stock, but they kept mentioning that I need 1.50 volt RAM because the Core i5's have problems with anything higher (or something...? Like I said, I'm not very tech-savvy)!
So if anyone can give me some tips on what brand/type of RAM to purchase (preferably 16 gigs, 2 x 8 GB, from a reputable brand I will recognize) - I would greatly appreciate it.
I live in London, ON, Canada so if I am buying it online it has to be able to come into Canada.
Thanks so much everyone!