Dell RAM Upgrade

  simmo07 02:33 01 Jan 2008
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I checked my current RAM (only has 512Mb) and want to upgrade it. my mate give me 2x spare 256Mb DDR ram.

Can i install it still?

Current RAM: 1 stick of 512mb DDR2 PCII4200 U 533

Wanting to put in: 2x 256mb DDR PC3200

Cheers, also on vista if it makes a difference

  ambra4 03:04 01 Jan 2008

Most present day motherboard only have 2 connectors for memory

You will need to check the motherboard to see how many connectors the dell have

On dell computers you cannot just stick in any type of memory as it will not work

Use this site to check for the best type of memory that will work on your dell computer

click here

  MAJ 03:05 01 Jan 2008

DDR RAM modules have 184 pins, DDR2 RAM modules have 240 pins. The DDR modules your mate gave you, wont fit.

  crosstrainer 03:32 01 Jan 2008

Mis-match

  crosstrainer 03:32 01 Jan 2008

Mis-match

  simmo07 16:50 02 Jan 2008

ok cheers, anybody want to buy some 2x 256mb ram? :)

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