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Dell computer very slow.

by Ralph Kirkpatrick / October 8, 2009 7:24 AM PDT

I have a Dell 8250 Pentium 4, 2.4GHz, 256 MB of Rambus ram (Samsung 128MB/4, MR16R1624DF0-CT9, 1066-32P 102) I want to add more ram but this model Rambus is very expensive! Can I just swap it all with something like (Samsung Rdram Rambus PC800-45 4x256mb ECC). Any and all advice is greatly appreciated.

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Crucial.com Indicates ECC Memory Is NOT Supported
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 8, 2009 7:56 AM PDT

I also find it interesting they do not have any available RAM upgrades for your system.. Unfortunately, that means you get to pay for the expensive stuff if you can find it.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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RDRAM
by txhillcountry / November 2, 2009 9:17 PM PST

Check ebay - I see RDRAM for your computer there for about $40 for 4x256mb (1GB). I have 4 of these removed from a working Dell 8200 that I would send you if we can find a safe way to communicate.

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