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Question Should I upgrade my cooling or RAM First?

RAM or Cooling?

  • Upgrade RAM

    Votes: 1 100.0%
  • Upgrade Cooling

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .


Jan 22, 2019
So I have been wondering which upgrade I should do first: RAM or CPU Cooling. I have a kit of Corsair Vengeance 2x8GB 2400, which is okay, but I need a little upgrade to run everything smoothly. However, my system is purely positive pressure, no exhaust fans here. I think having the AMD Wraith Spire Cooler is not the greatest thing for my PC; especially since I want to run at near max boost.
I specifically want this kit of RAM: https://www.newegg.com/g-skill-32gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820231942?Description=g.skill&cm_re=g.skill-_-20-231-942-_-Product.
I do not know what cooler I want, preferably this though: https://www.corsair.com/us/en/Categories/Products/Liquid-Cooling/iCUE-RGB-PRO-XT-Coolers/p/CW-9060043-WW.

Here are the specs:
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 w/ AMD Wraith Spire
  • MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus
  • MSI Gaming GeForce GTX 1660 Super
  • Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) 2400 CL16
  • Corsair CX650M 80+ Bronze
  • Kingston A400 120GB SATA SSD
  • Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM HDD
  • Seagate Firecuda 2TB 7200RPM SSHD
  • Corsair 220T RGB Airflow
This all, however, is dependent on how much I can afford. If I can do both, I will do both.