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Old 04-30-2007, 10:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to upgrade my grandmas ram for her but I dont know if she has ddr or ddr2 ram... Whats the easiest way of finding out?
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Default Re: Finding whether i have ddr or ddr2 ram?

check the cuts in the ram
also number of pins
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Default Re: Finding whether i have ddr or ddr2 ram?

So i have to go and take apart the pc to find out? is there a way without having to do that?
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Default Re: Finding whether i have ddr or ddr2 ram?

its ddr since its your grandmas computer...problem solved
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CPU-Z....or take it out and read the label.
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Make and model? Easy enough to find out from that and Google.
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