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    Upgrading RAM, need advice.

    Hey guys.

    I need to upgrade my RAM, but not sure what fits with what.
    I got "Corsair Vengence DDR3 1600MHz 2x2gb", and the thing I'm wondering about is;
    Is it possible to buy another 4, 6 or 8gb kit and put them together?
    Or should I just buy a new kit?
    How much RAM is recommended? (I've tried to ide fraps while playing MW2, but was abit laggy, would love to be able to do that. Also considering a second screen.)

    Motherboard is a MSI P67A-c45
    Cpu - i5-2500k
    Gpu - XFX Radeon HD 6870

    Thanks for the help!
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    Fraps will require a second HDD to do specifically Frapsing. It's because your disk is trying to read the game and write huge files to the same HDD while frapsing. Just not going to happen without a second drive.

    As for the ram question, while I don't know how much you need for what you do, just add another 2x2gb Vengeance sticks. That speed and generation is fine. Corsair has been good to me in older ram I had. 4gb is fine for most moderate gaming nowdays, but moving up to 8gb won't harm you if you really want to, and RAM is dirt cheap anyways.

    Also, snag a second HDD for recording for fraps. I recommend a 1tb HDD or a 2tb if you plan on doing a lot.

    2tb - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136783

    1tb - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148840

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valiea View Post
    Also, snag a second HDD for recording for fraps. I recommend a 1tb HDD or a 2tb if you plan on doing a lot.
    You need second fast drive for best frapsing results, 'green' one is useless.
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    Ahh so it's a HDD problem, think I got a 3-400gb HDD at home.
    I only use my computer for gaming (got a good laptop for the rest), and the games I mostly play is; CoD (all the games), WoW, BF3 and L4D(1 and 2). While having spotify running in the background.

    Thanks for the help
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    Quote Originally Posted by vesseblah View Post
    You need second fast drive for best frapsing results, 'green' one is useless.
    True enough. I dont know why I linked a green one to be quite frank. That is rather strange as I stay away from anything lower than 7200. Sorry!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vesseblah View Post
    You need second fast drive for best frapsing results, 'green' one is useless.
    What do you mean by 'green' drive?
    Any recomendings? (or how you spell that xD)
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    Green is just the type of HDD made by that company. It's a slower, runs more efficiently (Assuming here) and is useless to what you want. I personally fraps on a 7200rpm drive and have no issues. Which I would assume as well that you are looking for something that won't break your bank but also will fraps effectively.

    Let me retry this.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148840 } 1TBs
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136533 }


    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148506 - 2TB

    Again, 10,000+ will probably be over your budget for just simple frapsing games. And these are all relatively low prices.

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    Okey, the HDD I got installed got 7200, not sure about the extra I got home, but should I Get a 7200+ then? :

    ---------- Post added 2012-08-31 at 07:53 AM ----------

    Okey, got everything I need now. Thanks for the help!
    Now I just got to be patient and wait for my pay check
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nonslid View Post
    Now I just got to be patient and wait for my pay check
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