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Old 05-05-2008, 08:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks so much for the help so far vernong...

Real quick question about the RAM again just so I know for sure.

Any RAM that matches these speeds, "DDR2 PC2-4200, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400" will work for me? (Considering that is what Crucial said)
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Thanks so much for the help so far vernong...

Real quick question about the RAM again just so I know for sure.

Any RAM that matches these speeds, "DDR2 PC2-4200, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400" will work for me? (Considering that is what Crucial said)

Yes, any would work..but it'd be best to go with the same speed as your current RAM. Cause if you buy faster RAM it will slow down to match your current, and if you buy slower RAM your current RAM will slow down to match it. So it's best to get the same speed, so it all runs at the same speed at default settings.
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Thanks so much for the help so far vernong...

Real quick question about the RAM again just so I know for sure.

Any RAM that matches these speeds, "DDR2 PC2-4200, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400" will work for me? (Considering that is what Crucial said)
exactly, if you put slow ram with fast RAM, it downclocks it to the slow RAM speed so theres no errors
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So I'm "stuck" to choosing another DDR PC2-5300 speed set of sticks.

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Well, you could always upgrade and buy new RAM altogether at PC 6400
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how many ram slots are on the motherboard?
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