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Old 02-04-2004, 05:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default This memory should work on my Dell Dimension 8300 shouldn't it?

This memory should work on my Dell Dimension 8300 shouldn't it?
I want to pull out the samsung and crucial thats in there.

The only difference I see is the corsairs CL is 2 and the others CL is 3.

Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series, (Twin Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200

Specification
Manufacturer: Corsair
Speed: DDR400(PC3200)
Type: 184 Pin DDR SDRAM
Error Checking: Non-ECC
Registered/Unbuffered: Unbuffered
Cas Latency: 2-3-3-6 T1
Bandwidth: 3.2GB/s
Organization: two 64M x 64 -Bit
Special Features: With Platinum Heat Spreader
Warranty: Lifetime
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Old 02-04-2004, 06:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i would recommend not upgrading unless you have severe memory problems. you won't notice a dramatic difference in performance. there are much better ways to speed up your computer.

that corsair memory should work with your motherboard. the mobo specs say that you have 4 slots total. there is a max of 2GB installed memory so i assume you can have 512MB maximum you can install in each slot. i am going by what Dell says. this is your computer correct?:

http://www1.us.dell.com/content/prod...&~tab=specstab
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