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  1. Michael Batten

    Michael Batten

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    Good afternoon,

    As I'm not techy it's a question about RAM.

    Is something like the 16GB HyperX FURY DDR4 2133MHz (2x8GB) rather than Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz perfectly fine for PS and LR, is the 3000MHz overkill for photo editing?

    Thanks
     
  2. chuckles

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    If it's truly a question about RAM then you can never have enough!

    If it's about processing power and RAM, what's overkill today will certainly not be enough in 3 years time - just my observation over the last decade ;)
     
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  3. Michael Batten

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    Thanks Barry that's very true, the cost is negligable anyway.
     
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  4. Box Brownie

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    AFAIK unless your motherboard supports either of those "speeds" you will be under clocking the RAM. No harm in that and of course could come in handy for a motherboard upgrade in due course.

    Unless Adobe go gamey high speed ram is just not needed. FWIW I had a RAM failure and got new Crucial Ballistics but because my motherboard cannot run them at full speed it matters not :)
     
  5. ancient_mariner

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    Both will be fine - just make sure that both are compatible with the rest of your system at the clock speed you wish to use..
     
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  6. redsnappa

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    In general use eg image editing you will not notice the difference between RAM modules of different speed ratings.
     
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  7. Brazo

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    High speed ram is for gaming. Photoshop won't tell the difference.

    Unless you have a 'z' motherboard it will run at default 2133 anyway.
     
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