How much RAM do I need for my desktop?
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For every type of use we recommend a certain amount of RAM for your computer. The general rule is: the larger the RAM, the faster your PC. In order to make things easy for you, we've listed a few usage situations. including the minimum amount of RAM you need.
How much RAM do I need for which situation?
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Is the RAM expandable?
If you buy a PC with an eye on the future, an extra amount of RAM is not an unnecessary luxury. Consider, for example, at least 16GB RAM. Or choose a PC that has room to add extra RAM. This is easy to do with most desktops because there are always one or more empty slots. Make sure you buy the right kind of RAM modules that fit on your motherboard.