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An RDRAM question - Size or speed?


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#1 kidblast

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 09:33 AM

Hello Sirs / Madams

I am currently running an old Dell Dimension 8250 from about 2005 which is running 768mb of PC1066 RDRAM.

My question to you is:

Will I improve the systems performance if I replace that 768mb of PC1066 RDRAM with 1.5GB of PC800 RDRAM?

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 10:17 AM

what os?
anything xp or newer more ram over bus speed is always a bonus in my opinion.

make sure that the motherboard can handle the down clocking.

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Posted 07 April 2010 - 10:19 PM

depends what your doing. If you do a lot of sheer multi tasking, like having lots of windows open at the same time, more ram would definetly be a plus. If your into something like gaming the faster ram may be a bonus.

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