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Old 01-01-2008, 02:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm upgrading my computer to vista so I need more RAM. I have 1 gig (2x512mb) of Buffalo Technologies ddr1066 ram. They no long make this 1066 speed Ram. I found another brand with a 2x512 kit with the same speed, voltage, and timing. In fact, it almost looks exactly the same, it could a be a re-branded product. Most topics I find about RAM involve down clocking one set of RAM but I've found a different brand of RAM with the same specs. Will this work?

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It should work. As long as you follow the mobo manual for install it should even work in dual channel. (paired up with each other)


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TBH, for the cost of memory and what vista actually uses, if you are going to add memory, add 2gb. You can get a 2gb kit for around 50 bucks.
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Newegg has a deal on 2x1GB. Check out the B/S/T forum, for my post there. It's MIR though.
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