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Old 02-15-2009, 08:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 6 year old PC which is still in good condition but runs very slow. It currently uses 256mb of RAM. I want to replace the sticks with more RAM, but i do not know where to start.

Can anyone provide assistance?
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Old 02-15-2009, 08:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what speed is your CPU?
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What kind of mobo do you have...
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My Systems Specs:

OS: Windows Xp Home Edition
Processor: Intel Celeron CPU 1.80ghz
Graphics Card: 64mb
RAM: 246mb x 2
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download a program called CPU-Z and install it... one of the tabs will tell you about your mobo.

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We actually need to know the motherboard model, or even the brand and model of your computer. This is so we can tell what type and the maximum amount of RAM your computer can take.

I'll leave this one to Nukem. He's got it. In addition to his suggestion, go to the tab that says "mainboard".
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Old 02-16-2009, 02:28 AM   #7 (permalink)
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oh alright. Sorry, i'm not that great with computers.
I hope this info helps:

Brand: Hewlett-Packard
Model: Hp pavilion 513n
Available Memory Slots: 1
Number of Banks: 2
Dual Channel Support: No
CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
CPU Family: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 1.80GHz Model 1, Stepping 3
CPU Speed: 1794 MHz
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Computer memory upgrades for HP - Compaq Pavilion 513n Desktop/PC from Crucial.com
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Default Re: I want to add more RAM to my PC

you have the same amount of ram as i do but i will be upgradeing mine soon

your better of upgradeing ur CPU as mine is a 2.5GHz and has 512mb ram and runs pretty fast

i dont think it is your ram but hey thats my opinion
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Old 02-16-2009, 05:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Hm, thanks for the helps guys. I've been thinking about purchasing this:

Newegg.com - Crucial 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 333 (PC 2700) Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

is it a good purchase and will it work?
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