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Old 11-23-2004, 04:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im going to upgrade my RAM from 128 to 2x 256mb. I dont know a whole lot about computers, so i need to know how do i know if the sticks will work/fit in my pc? Does it have to do with the number of pins? Thanks in advance

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Old 11-23-2004, 04:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you need to know what your mobo will support, like the fsb, is it 333, 400 or less? 333 is pc2700 400 is pc3200. You dont need higher than 3200, unless your a mad overclocker, lol.

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Old 11-23-2004, 04:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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where can i found out the fsb stats and stuff
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Old 11-23-2004, 04:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah, give us the name of your motherboard and we can help that way.

Also, the run with SDRAM and DDR. SDRAM being single data rate (for old pcs) and DDR being Double Data Rate (new pc's). There is some really new stuff out but I doubt you have that.

You dont need to worry about the amount of pins if you match up the speed that your motherboard will take (the only way it will work anyways).
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