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Older Processor - which RAM fits?

by Dreamspinner / July 7, 2004 12:17 PM PDT

Folks, I have an older system with an AMD Athlon 950 CPU, and I need to boost the ram for it. There are so many types of memory out now, I am totally lost...

Which ones "fit " the older AMD processor I have? IE, PC2100 DDR, PC2400 DDR, etc? I need to add at least another 256 MB, I have 256 now...running music software for recording and mixing...

Thanks in advance for your help...

Anthony
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/anthonylsmith.htm

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Re: Older Processor - which RAM fits?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 7, 2004 11:24 PM PDT

That model from memory took PC2100 and PC2700 will be fine as well. There is a 99% chance or better that generic DDR memory of the PC2100 or PC2700 types will just work.

Have you tried such? Or are you wanting some rock solid 100+% assurance?

Bob

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Not necessarily.
by Tman1 / July 10, 2004 7:08 PM PDT

It depends on the motherboard.
It could take PC133, or possibly even PC1600, as I recall, the FSB is only 200Mhz.

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