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Old 12-15-2003, 02:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so i have an old computer here that i am interested in speeding up a bit. the only prob is it was custom built so crucial.com doesnt help. It started off as a p2 166mhz and was upgraded to a p3 700mhz processor. It is running win98. Right now it is slow as ever and for really cheap i figured i would upgrade the ram. Right now it has one 64mb PC100 sdram 168pin chip. You think i can just throw in a PC133 128mb sdram chip?
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Old 12-15-2003, 02:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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or can i just pop in any PC100 sdram chip, u think it will be compatible... ah i wish i knew what i was doing when this was built in 98, i could have answered these questions already...
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aight, i have the exact specifications of the chip, i suppose i can match it up perfectly and it should be fine...
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you should use pc100, but if you use pc133 it will simply run at pc100. your memory will be automatically underclocked. i would buy whichever memory is the best deal no matter if pc133 or pc100.
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Hi,

You need to match your memory with the model motherboard that you have.
This TechTV article will you to find what memory you need.
http://www.techtv.com/callforhelp/sh...575966,00.html
The memory article is about half way down. :goodluck

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