Will this RAM work in this PC?

  Sparkly 12:46 29 May 2010

Hi all i have recently picked up an old advent desktop in working order, it has only 256mb of ram installed DDR PC3200 200mhz 2.5v I have some RAM lying around that is PC2700 166mhz 2.5v one stick is 512mb, and the other is 256mb would this work if i installed it without doing any damage, the pc is not going to be used for anything demanding i am setting it up for my grandson to use watching cbeebies video's (Its timmy time)this way he will stop beating the keybord up on my PC.
Thanks for any help.

  gengiscant 13:08 29 May 2010

you could try running this click here
or run this click here and post back with the mobo model,or post model of Advent.

  MAT ALAN 13:19 29 May 2010

No reason why it shouldn't, might even work together (at the slower speed)...

Put one of slower sticks in,see what happens...

  Sparkly 14:18 29 May 2010

Hi gengiscant its an Advent 3311

Main Circuit Board
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.06 07/25/2002

2.67 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3

This is the cruicial scan
click here
MAT ALAN thanks it might just come to that.
Thanks guys.

  MAT ALAN 14:24 29 May 2010

Voltage is the same, as long as slower sticks are
NON-EEC and unbuffered, should work...

  Sparkly 14:25 29 May 2010

Thanks only one way to find out i guess....

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