motherboard upgrade but not memory

  bignoze41 15:54 20 Oct 2005
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i have just changed my motherboard and cpu but not my memory will this matter?? my motherboard is a 478 socket with 8oofsb agpx8 cpu3gb but my memory is only 2100 by 333 mhz should i change it to 3200 by400mhz as my new motherboard will take it or does it not matter i was told it would slow down my pc??

  DieSse 16:41 20 Oct 2005

Your older RAM will be slower than faster RAM - but not by that much. It's all down to whether you feel the need for a tad more speed, or more money left in your pocket.

  DieSse 16:42 20 Oct 2005

BTW - how much RAM do you have now - and what kind of things do you do on the system - and what kind of graphics do you have???

  bignoze41 20:34 20 Oct 2005

i have 1gb of ram and my graphics card is gforce 5700le is it best to upgrade graphics or memory /cant do both at the minute.

  DieSse 01:18 21 Oct 2005

To run what sort of programs? For games I would have thought better graphics - but I'm no expert on games requirements.

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