Compaq presario ram upgrade

  stormrider123 16:48 05 Feb 2011

Hi i have a compaq presario SR1705UK which currently has 512MB of ram i want to max it out to 2GB but i dont know which type to get and also wher i can get it the cheapest can anyone tell me where to look?

  GaT7 17:04 05 Feb 2011

Did you mean SR1750UK?

If yes, click here is the type you need & apparently 4Gb is the max.

Will have to get back about who's the cheapest though. G

  stormrider123 18:27 05 Feb 2011

nope my model iz Compaq Presario SR1750UK
heres the link for it on crucial
click here
i was wonderin if this was the rite ram and if this is the best deal

  GaT7 18:46 05 Feb 2011

Yes, the Crucial link is displaying the right RAM.

These may be the cheapest though: click here or click here = £25-26 delivered.

Somebody posted another UK store the other day that had RAM for less than Play/7Dayshop/Amazon, but I cannot remember the store's name. G

  rdave13 18:53 05 Feb 2011

I know that cheaper ram works. Sometimes they won't.The gamble is, do you pay premium from a firm such as Crucial, with all the guarantee, or buy cheaper?

  GaT7 18:58 05 Feb 2011

rdave13, as long as it's branded RAM it will be fine - never had a problem with cheap branded RAM.

Generic RAM is what you may want to avoid. G

  rdave13 19:03 05 Feb 2011

I agree but sometimes the best is not to be snuffed at although the price is higher.
I've bought ram from ebay years ago. Works well to this day but since ebay is full of 'power sellers' and other sellers copy such way of serlling, I

  rdave13 19:10 05 Feb 2011

copy such ways of selling, I think it's the buyers beware of purchasing ram from such sites.
Don't know why it posted and restarted but you know the gist.
Ebay has fast become an expensive way of selling or buying properties as far as I can tell. Your links seem quite reasonable, though.

  stormrider123 16:03 09 Feb 2011

click here

is this a good deal it says its £11.60 for 1gb module and also the link tht crosbow gave me tht leads to states that the ram module iz 667mhz but the one on crucial 7dayshop and the link i gave state that ma computer supports 533mhz is this gonna be a problem

  stormrider123 16:04 09 Feb 2011

and can someone also say the the type of ram i need e.g ddr2 and stuff like tht so i can search dem on ebay

  GaT7 17:09 09 Feb 2011

According to Crucial your PC supports 667Mhz (also known as PC2-5300 / PC5300). All the links I provided match-up, i.e. ALL are 667Mhz & PC5300 (if you're not seeing this I can post a screenshot).

Yes, the MrMemory link is probably correct - their links are generic, so it comes up blank. If you can post its spec details I'll let you know if it'll be OK.

Right, the type you need is 2 modules of: 1Gb, DDR2, PC2-5300 (also called PC5300), 667Mhz, 240pin, non-ECC, unbuffered & unregistered desktop RAM.

It can also be: PC2-4300 / PC2-4200 (533Mhz) (also known as PC4200 / PC4300) - as long as it meets ALL the above spec. The reason Crucial is not displaying these is because they are not in stock.

Beware of eBay RAM: server-type / ECC / buffered / registered - will NOT work. Also avoid any high-density RAM. G

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