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Old 12-08-2005, 06:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi i have an older p3 pc..80 gig.. fitted with 128mb mem.. will the motherboard be able to handle a 512 single mem chip.? will i have to change some of the setting in bios or will it do it itself as i have xp loaded on it.. cheers

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Chances are no, I would say two 256MB chips are the best your going to do, and that's not for sure. It might be just 128MB chips.

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Old 12-08-2005, 09:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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No! 512 Sticks are high density chips. 2 sticks of pc100 would work just fine and you can get them on Ebay for nearly nothing.
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ik097, what motherboard do you have? I still run an ASUS TUSL2-C Pentium 3 motherboard with 512 megs of RAM of PC133. The only RAM you'll be able to get is PC100 or PC133.
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