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Ram Question

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#1 bigshifty3e


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Posted 15 November 2007 - 04:27 AM

i just bought a new computer its a hp media center pc 864n the problem im having is that the computer is very slow it only has 256mbs or ddr ram pc 2100 it has a 400/533 fsb if that helps but i also have a 256mb ddr 400mhz pc 3200 chip i got from a friend in hopes that it would help speed things along but before i put this chip in i thought i'd ask if i should because their not the same speed and i dont want to mess things up so any suggestions would help thank you

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#2 Wildabeast


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Posted 15 November 2007 - 06:40 AM

You can put in the other ram, your PC3200 will operate at the same speed as the 2100. You should notice an increase in speed too. I would recomend, if you've the money, to put 1 gig of ram in. That will help a whole lot in terms of speed. :thumbsup:
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#3 Robert Isbell

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Posted 15 November 2007 - 11:04 AM

I would suggest you see if you trade those sticks for 2 512mb pc3200 sticks.

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