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Old 02-05-2011, 08:05 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Oh well, that's not too bad I suppose...
I presume upgrading RAM is pretty straight forward also? I think have done it once before...
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Yes, according to the documentation supplied earlier the maximum amount of RAM that is supported is 4gb so you are good to go if you want to add up to that much.
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Awesome sounds great! Thanks for all your help! Is it the motherboard that prevents me getting more than 4gb then?
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Awesome sounds great! Thanks for all your help! Is it the motherboard that prevents me getting more than 4gb then?
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Ah thanks ever so much for everyone's help!!
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:27 AM   #37 (permalink)
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For upgrading, yeah, an upgrade to 4GB would be great, but dont get any RAM meant for gaming, the motherboards in those systems sometimes can be quite touchy. Some regular kingston is usually a good choice or even samsung memory would be good too.
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Oh okai thanks for the advise. I have another query about my upgrading: Should I buy this card or this card? The only reason why I ask is as I find very little difference in specs in relation to its price and why...?
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Go with this bud. PALIT GTX 460 768MB GDDR5 VGA DVI HDMI Out PCI-E.. | Ebuyer.com It's better because it has more processing cores and it's cheaper.
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Yeah, I would agree on hero with the card choice, I love the GTX400 series and how well it performs so go with that.
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