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I have about a $200 budget for some new RAM upgrade for my pc and I need some help picking it out from https://www.newegg.com/ . I am wanting to add 16GB total

 

here are my specs

 

 

Processor AMD 8350 4.00 GHz Black Edition
Motherboard Asus M5A97 R2.0 EVO
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64bit



https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/M5A97_R20/specifications/

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Do be honest I would rather save some money for a new CPU/motherboard and DDR4 RAM. If you now upgrade to more DDR3 RAM you wont be able to use that in a future system. (Every current mainboard/CPU uses DDR4 RAM)

 

Your CPU is just not that good for gaming, especially in Squad. I had that CPU with 16 GB RAM myself and it still did not perform any good.

 

I think investing in that old system is really a waste of money if you want it only for gaming.

 

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Koschilein is right. You'd be much better off changing your CPU and main board. Squad will perform much better with the hardware below.

 

This combination is 339$.

 

CPU (223$):

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=9SIA4RE7MW3902

 

Main board (45$):

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA10V6SX3765&cm_re=lga_1151-_-9SIA10V6SX3765-_-Product

 

RAM (71$):

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231959&cm_re=DDR4-2133-_-20-231-959-_-Product

 

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