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Ram Memory For Vista


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#1 dixon02

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Posted 21 January 2008 - 08:51 AM

As part of finding a way to improve the speed of my computer with the new Vista OS I went ahead and bought DDR2 DIMM memory because those are the next slots to fill up. Turns out that my motherboard does not allow DDR and DDR2 simultanously.
the DDR2 I bought both top to 2GB of RAM but that is what I have with the DDR. If I remove the DDR and instead use the DDR2:

a) Will it run at the same speed or will it be faster considering that DDR2 is supposed to be more efficient.

:thumbsup: Do I have to reconfigure the BIOS or will it do it automatically.

I will appreciate any inputs into this. Thank you for your support.

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Posted 21 January 2008 - 05:26 PM

It depends on the speed of the DDR2 memory if it operates at the same bus speed then no depending on the latency of the module. "DDR2 memory at the same clock speed as DDR will provide the same bandwidth but markedly higher latency, providing worse performance." Reference:Wikipedia. The bios should automatically recognize it.
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