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Stupid RAM Quetion

by coldsnap0 / October 23, 2007 8:29 AM PDT

Ok, so I'm about to buy a 512mb RAM for my computer. I've done the search via computer model on Newegg (Dell 4600) and it gave me a list of RAM (184 pin, 3200, DDR). So even after that search, my friend tells me that i must buy the same company RAM as i have in my computer. Is that true and if not, what do i have to look up to make sure i'm buying he right kind of RAM.

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(NT) For dual channel operation, a good piece of advice..........
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 23, 2007 10:11 AM PDT
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I second that and recommend you consider buying
by VAPCMD / October 23, 2007 12:02 PM PDT
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a matched kit...where you ensure compatibility with matching DIMMs....either 2-512MB DIMMs or 2-1GB DIMMs. In addition to having more RAM, taking advantage of your systems dual channel memory architecture will give you another performance boost.


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