help with new ram...confused

  cheerup347 10:48 05 Jul 2007
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hi,

im lookint o get another 1gb stick fo ram for my intel dual core computer.

im lucky and it was only fitted with 1gb stick isntead of 2 512mb's

i had a look at the ram already in my computer, and it says its ddr2 - PC4200u 533mhz

ive seen lots of ram on ebay with PC4200 but not PC4200u...will the pc4200 work in it?

thanks

  johnnyrocker 10:49 05 Jul 2007

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johnny.

  cheerup347 10:53 05 Jul 2007

thanks for that, from what it tells me, it look like the 4200 bit is just the speed, so is it important i get a matching speed ram?

the scanner said i ahve a PC2-4100 installed already, but on the label is says its a 4200, does this make any difference?

thanks

  cheerup347 11:36 05 Jul 2007

anyone? i would apreciate a quick reply as i am lookign to buy ram today.

thanks

  Al94 11:48 05 Jul 2007

Go with Crucial recommendation - it will be fine.

  wee eddie 15:14 05 Jul 2007

The new RAM will run at the same speed as the slower of the two. So go for the Cheapest matching choice

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