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#1 slinger

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 07:03 PM

i need to buy more memory for my computer but dont know what type to buy. can anyone tell me how to find out what type of memory i need.

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#2 phawgg

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 07:19 PM

Best way I know of is to download & run this:
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/everest.html

Check the full report using the "report" tool, or select a section report from the icons regarding memory. It will tell you want you have exactly.
What is availble to add based on your motherboard DIMM slots open, and the manufacturer's site(s) of both memory & motherboard.

Armed with that indoramation, match exact or based on specifications, carefully select from a source such as:

http://www.newegg.com/

Remove the case cover, locate the open slot, carefully insert until the side-clamps snap into place. Turn the power back on and check to see the report (and/or control panel/My Computer pages) list it. Then enjoy having more memory. :thumbsup:

Edited by phawgg, 10 May 2005 - 07:21 PM.

patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 07:42 PM

That is, unless you have hyper threading technology - then you must buy memory in a certified, matched set.

Edited by Enthusiast, 10 May 2005 - 07:43 PM.





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