Upgrading my PC RAM

  a.nonymous 21:10 03 Apr 2007


I have an old Hewlett Packard Pavilion 6720 pc recently upgraded to Windows XP. It runs but it only has 190MB of RAM (168pin SDRAM). I think this is a little tight and it does decrease performance. I have found out that the maximum amount of RAM compatitable is 512MB. Would it be a good idea to get 2x 256mb RAM because I know it cant take 1x 512MB Ram for some reason? Is it worth it or not? Also where should I get it from?


  VoG II 21:22 03 Apr 2007

click here without a doubt.

  Technotiger 21:23 03 Apr 2007

click here this will tell what you need and can take - and I think, where to get it.

  a.nonymous 21:30 03 Apr 2007

yeh have tried crucial but they say that they dont sell RAM for my pc anymore.

  a.nonymous 21:32 03 Apr 2007

im sure they would stil sell sdram

  Technotiger 21:33 03 Apr 2007

Hmm, I guess you could try ebay - but better to save your pennies and when you have enough of them perhaps get a more up-to-date pc, you could still get one quite cheap pre-used!

  MAJ 21:36 03 Apr 2007

Ebuyer have some. click here

  a.nonymous 21:42 03 Apr 2007

i agree, i could really do with a new pc. can anyone recommend any cheap pc's?

  Technotiger 21:45 03 Apr 2007

Have a look in your local news paper or freeads, one can find some pretty good cheapies that way.

  MAJ 21:51 03 Apr 2007

If you have a monitor, keyboard and mouse already, nip into PCWorld, Dixons, Comet or the like, and price a tower only, you can get a fairly decent system for less than £300.

  a.nonymous 21:54 03 Apr 2007

ok. i might try the pc world website. anyway i need to go so will report back 2moro.

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