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Want to upgrade to 1GB RAM, but not sure what specific type

by joepic19 / February 5, 2006 12:23 AM PST

Hello, I have a Dell Dimension 4400, and sadly, it only has 128 MB of RAM. I can't do anything on this machine with that much. I want to upgrade to 1 GB, and I found a good deal on newegg:


but i'm not sure if that is compatible with my system. can someone help?

thanks so much

-joe pic

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Look for...
by Willy / February 5, 2006 1:29 AM PST

Check with http://www.crucial.com for memory. See thier pricing, etc.. But, Dell has info on your system, provided you thier support website. They will ask you for the S/N# of your system and that will more directly offer what you system has. If you hadn't yet, check your manual and read what ram memory they recommend for upgrade. Again, if no manual or got lost, check the Dell support website. You use a pgm. call Belarc, but I prefer, Everest Home Edition which is more detailed. Google for those pgms. and try them, but I suggest you get the straight skinny from Dell as well. Let's hope you don't have RamBus type memory, ouch.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Here's Dell tech spec webpage
by Willy / February 5, 2006 1:38 AM PST
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try looking up ram that is compatible with system
by nerdyboy1234 / February 5, 2006 1:45 AM PST

from crucial.com, kingston.com, etc...and compare it with the specs of the patriot ram

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by joepic19 / February 5, 2006 2:59 AM PST

will the RAM on the newegg link work? thats all i want to know...thats it

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