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Ram compatbility?

by eSPiO142 / November 28, 2009 3:22 AM PST

I have a T3312 e-Machine. On the machine it used 512MB DDR (1

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Recommend you look here
by VAPCMD / November 28, 2009 4:07 AM PST
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by eSPiO142 / November 28, 2009 4:33 AM PST

Thank you for directing me to this website. I guess the question I am asking is can you mix RAM with different voltage, CAS Latency, and if DIMM and DDR SD-Ram can work together.

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Generally yes...but the less difference the better. When it
by VAPCMD / November 28, 2009 9:26 AM PST
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comes to RAM...I do all possible not to mix brands, speeds, timing or voltages ...I prefer to eliminate as many of the problem possibilities or incompatibilities as I can.


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Ahh so I see.
by eSPiO142 / November 28, 2009 11:54 AM PST

Well, I will take that into consideration then. Thank you for your opinion.

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You're welcome...and for what it's, the opinion comes with
by VAPCMD / November 28, 2009 12:46 PM PST
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over 20 years of years experience building and upgrading PCs.

I strongly recommend getting the max you need when you originally buy the system thus avoiding the upgrade and the potential mismatch conundrum.

Let us know how it turns out.


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