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#1 Lawballer


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Posted 30 April 2007 - 05:17 PM

I have a dimension desktop 3600c. I've had it for a few years and it is starting to get a little slow. I don't know too much about computer hardware. I'm looking at buying some RAM for it. 1gig most likely. My question is. For someone who doesn't know too much about computer hardware would I be able to install it myself or would it be more probable to just take my computer in somewhere and have them do it. Also does anyone have any other suggestions on something that could make my computer run faster?

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Posted 30 April 2007 - 05:29 PM

There is a very comprehensive tutorial HERE.

It is not difficult to install your own RAM, but it must be compatible with your machine. Everest or SIW should tell you about your machine, or try this online tester CRUCIAL.COM.

God luck. Let us know how it goes.


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Posted 01 May 2007 - 02:32 PM

Recently, at work, we replaced the RAM in a Dell desktop and it wouldn't work. Some troubleshooting revealed that Dell had used ECC RAM in the system - and all we sell is non-ECC RAM!

I'd buy it from a reputable memory dealer such as Crucial, Corsair, or Kingston. They offer competitive prices, they guarantee their product, and they've got tech support that's good.
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