My Mac Pro has 32GB of RAM, it runs rather smoothly along with an SSD drive 
mounted on a PCI card and two other SSDs plus two other spinning disk 

If you want to see what can be done to a Mac Pro Silver tower take a look 
at the offerings of Create.Pro all the benefits of current models (apart 
from Thunderbolt), the advantage of getting a rebuild from these people is 
that you can get the latest Mac Pro Silver tower spec and then transfer 
your drives across to the newer machine.  Then sell on your current tower.

On Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:59:06 PM UTC+1, Jason Davies wrote:
> Hi folks 
> My 2010 Mac Pro isshowing its age even with an SSD with the latest OS. I 
> reckon the days I can get by on 7 gigs of RAM are over so headed over to 
> crucial. I gather the maximum I can install is 4 x 4 gigs but there's a 
> rather bewildering array of options between 150 and 220 or so depending 
> on DDR3 and DDR4 (etc). 
> Can someone tell me whether it's worth paying another 50% for the more 
> expensive options, or it's going to be small potatoes? 
> Thanks for any guidance. 
> (The problem I have is that the machine can get really unresponsive 
> after a couple of day's use and it seems to be swap memory being so vast 
> it can barely fit into the 7 gigs once the OS had had its cut. If anyone 
> has other tips, I'm interested...) 
> Cheers 
> Jason 

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