Question Looking for a potential upgrade on my PC. Would love some opinions.

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Hey guys,

This is my current set up. Am looking to upgrade I think. I think RAM is the current upgrade I'm looking at but am open to suggestions. I'm not sure how the motherboard fairs currently.

Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00GHz 42 °C
Haswell 22nm Technology
RAM
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz (11-11-11-28)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. Z97X-Gaming 3 (SOCKET 0) 34 °C
Graphics
Acer XB280HK (3840x2160@60Hz)
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (Gigabyte)
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (MSI) 41 °C
ForceWare version: 417.71
SLI Disabled
Storage
111GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB (SATA (SSD)) 36 °C
931GB Seagate ST1000DX001-1NS162 (SATA ) 38 °C
1863GB Crucial CT2000MX 500SSD1 SCSI Disk Device (USB (SATA) (SSD))
Optical Drives
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-224FB
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
 
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You should be able to equip that system with 1600mhz RAM, up it to 16GB and that alone should be a nice upgrade. Cheap too, if you go used.
Do you have any recommendations for which?

Three I am looking at are -
https://www.amazon.co.uk/HyperX-HX318C10FRK2-16-Memory-Module/dp/B00J8E8ZOC/ref=sr_1_10?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1550481689&sr=1-10&keywords=RAM
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMK16GX4M2D3000C16W-Vengeance-Performance-Desktop/dp/B07B2Y1N8B/ref=sr_1_8?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1550481689&sr=1-8&keywords=RAM&th=1
 
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