Originally Posted by Super XP
Having 8GB being enough is irrelevant. Ram is a dime a dozen, cheap as they come. You should double your Ram to 16GB (Max for your Mobo) because the cost is cheap and the benefits are great, not to mention longevity.
More likely to run into compatibility issues.
More RAM even remaining in dual channel will be a bit slower.
Caching etc running for longer at start up.
Hibernate/sleep takes twice as long.
But maybe, just maybe you have a use for 16GB.