Hi, I just bought this desktop (all I could afford) and I want to add 4 more GB of RAM, but I understand that you can not mix memories without checking a few things first, so I was wondering if you could help me out finding something that suits.
Appart from the datasheet, I've found some information online, but I can't really make much of it given my limited experience in the computer realm:
Found this here:
Memory upgrade information
Dual channel memory architecture
Two 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
Supports the following:
PC3 10600 (DDR3-1333)
PC3 12800 (DDR3-1600)
Supports 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB and 8 GB DIMMs
Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit systems
32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
Supports up to 16 GB (unbuffered) on 64-bit computers
Maximum memory shown reflects the capability of the hardware and can be limited further in the operating system.
I'm not sure if this refers to the type of memory that the motherboard supports or if it means that I can just add a memory with these specs to the one that's already there and it will work fine.
Am I better off just buying an 8 Gb set?
Thanks in advance.
Edited by adrianrff, 04 March 2015 - 11:16 AM.