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Old 06-12-2004, 01:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, I have 2 memory banks with 256 sdram in them, equaling 512. And i want to upgrade to have two 512 sdram modules in each bank. But the problem is I dont know if my motherboard can read the 512. please help

My specs: if this helps

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 1 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name BRAVO
System Manufacture Compaq
System Model Compaq PC
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 6 Stepping
2 AuthenticAMD ~1466 Mhz

BIOS Version/Date Compaq 786K5, 12/5/2001
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory D:\WINDOWS
System Directory D:\WINDOWS\System32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States

Hardware Abstraction Layer: Version = "5.1.2600.1106(xpsp1.020828-1920)"

User Name BRAVO\Spyyder
Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 240.01 MB
Total Virtual Memory 1.72 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.20 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File D:\pagefile.sys

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Old 06-12-2004, 01:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i have the chipset, hope that helps, its also a presario 5000 desktop PC

CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 1466 MHz (5.5 x 267) 1700+
Motherboard Name Compaq Compaq PC
Motherboard Chipset:
VIA VT8364A Apollo KL133A / VT8365A ProSavage KM133A
System Memory 512 MB (SDRAM)
BIOS Type Compaq (12/05/01)
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