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#1 ComputerMan23

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Posted 18 November 2006 - 08:15 PM

Dell Inspiron 6000 notebook with 256 mb ram

http://www.circuitcity.com/rpsm/oid/131002...owToGetItTab.do

Kingston Technologies 1GB PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM Notebook Memory

does this fit my laptop?

thanks in advance and i think it fits it anyway, but my wife wants to make sure

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Posted 18 November 2006 - 09:08 PM

These are the types of RAM compatable with your notebook:
Dell Inspiron 6000
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

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Posted 18 November 2006 - 11:45 PM

If you are going to keep the one ram stick that is in it now you must use ram of the same specs.

For example, if you have 256mb of DDR2 PC2-4200, you need to buy ram that is PC2-4200.

If you do not know what is installed in it now, download Everest Home v1.51 from oldversion.com.

Get version 1.51 which is the last freeware version that included the software module which lists all software installed on your computer and provides all the license key numbers a great tool which has been deleted from all successive freeware versions.

Download here:
http://www.oldversion.com/program.php?n=everesthome

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 06:49 PM

http://www.crucial.com/ Use their Memory Configurator - it will tell you exactly what RAM you need.

And....
They guarantee their configurator's information
They guarantee their RAM for a lifetime
Their prices are reasonable
And their service is outstanding!
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Posted 19 November 2006 - 06:54 PM

http://www.crucial.com/ Use their Memory Configurator - it will tell you exactly what RAM you need.

The link I posted is the results of Crucial's Memory Configurator for his computer. :thumbsup:
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 07:26 PM

Oops! Didn't check the link! Sorry! :thumbsup:
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