pc 100 or pc 133

  Space Aware 12:58 28 Aug 2006

Can anybody tell me the difference between these two ram sticks. I'm looking to upgrade an old pc with new ram.
Thanx in advance!

  Space Aware 13:05 28 Aug 2006

Anybody not know?

  FelixTCat 13:08 28 Aug 2006

Space Aware,

The difference is speed. You'll do no harm by using PC133 ram in a pc that takes PC100, but the reverse is not true.



  Space Aware 13:10 28 Aug 2006

FelixTCat Hello again!
Thanx for the reply!

Can I assume that pc133 is faster?

  FelixTCat 13:20 28 Aug 2006

Space Aware,

It will only be faster on a motherboard which is designed to take both memory types.

As I said, PC100 will not work at all in a motherboard designed to work with PC133 memory; similarly, if the motherboard is designed to work with PC100 memory, PC133 will run at PC100 speed.



  Space Aware 13:24 28 Aug 2006

Brillaint, Many thanx. This site is great.
I hope all newbies, like me, who come on here and get such valuable advise, apreciate it!

I certainly do!

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