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How much ram?

by geoffrey0710 / September 6, 2008 7:54 PM PDT

At present I have 256 meg of DDR ram running at 400 mgz. (Note, graphics takes 64 meg so have only 191meg available.) System is therefore slow so I would like to increase ram to 1g. The cpu is a celeron R 2.93ghz. Will this support 1g of ram or will I be wasting my money and be better off purchasing 512meg?

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Go to crucial.com . . .
by Coryphaeus / September 6, 2008 10:54 PM PDT
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and input the PC specs. The answers are there.

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It depends on your system (you didn't identify it) and your
by VAPCMD / September 7, 2008 1:58 AM PDT
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OS. If you provide same ...perhaps we can help.

Generally...your machine will run a lot better with 1GB RAM vice 256MBs RAM. Question is ...is your system dual channel architecture or not ? Knowing that will help determine the best way to add RAM.

VAPCMD

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