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Help On Choosing Ram


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#1 Jord8888

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Posted 02 June 2007 - 03:56 PM

I'm getting a new computer for my high school graduation. It comes with 1gb of ram and I'd like to up grade it a bit. I was wondering if this ram from Newegg would work for my system. - CORSAIR ValueSelect 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Desktop Memory.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820145098

Here is the info on the computer:

Dell Dimension C521 - AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 Dual-Core 3600+,
>Genuine Windows VistaTM Home Premium
> Unit Price: $829.00
> Quantity: 1
> Total Price: $829.00
> -- Dimension C521:
> -- AMD AthlonTM 64 X2 Dual-Core 3600+
> -- [222-8273]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Memory:
> -- 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz- 2DIMMs
> -- [311-6630]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Keyboard and Mouse Bundles:
> -- Dell USB Keyboard and Dell Optical USB Mouse
> -- [310-7966]
>
> -- [310-8025]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Monitors:
> -- 19 inch Samsung 920NW Widescreen LCD Monitor
> -- [320-5615]
>
> -- [A1157847]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Video Cards:
> -- 256MB ATI Radeon X1300 Pro
> -- [320-5105]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Hard Drives:
> -- 160GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst
>CacheTM
> -- [341-4063]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Floppy Drive and Media Reader:
> -- No Floppy Drive Included
> -- [313-4717]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Operating System:
> -- Genuine Windows VistaTM Home Premium
> -- [313-4911]
>
> -- [420-5769]
>
> -- [420-5924]
>
> -- [420-6436]
>
> -- [420-6481]
>
> -- [420-6540]
>
> -- [463-2282]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Mouse:
> -- Mouse included in Dell Wireless Package
> -- [310-1966]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Network Interface:
> -- Integrated 10/100 Ethernet
> -- [430-0441]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Modem:
> -- 56K PCI Data Fax Modem
> -- [313-4592]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Adobe Software:
> -- Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 7.0
> -- [412-0914]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- CD or DVD Drive:
> -- 16x DVD+/-RW Drive
> -- [313-4659]
>
> -- [420-6464]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Sound Cards:
> -- Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio
> -- [313-2758]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Speakers:
> -- No speakers (Speakers are required to hear audio
>from your system)
> -- [313-2198]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Office Productivity Software (Pre-Installed):
> -- Microsoft Works 8. DOES NOT INCLUDE MS WORD
> -- [412-0912]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Security Software:
> -- No Security Subscription (Norton 30-day)
> -- [412-0940]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Warranty and Service:
> -- 1Yr In-Home Service, Parts + Labor - Next Business
>Day
> -- [950-3337]
>
> -- [950-9797]
>
> -- [960-2800]
>
> -- [960-3249]
>
> -- [980-3190]
>
> -- [985-1218]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Internet Access Service:
> -- 6 Months of America Online Membership Included
> -- [412-0933]
>
> -- [412-0934]
>
> -- [412-0935]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Miscellaneous:
> -- Award Winning Service and Support
> -- [466-5433]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Dell Digital Entertainment:
> -- Starter pack - Yahoo! Music, Corel Photo and Dell
>Games
> -- [412-0943]
>
> -----------------------
>
> -- Labels:
> -- Windows VistaTM Premium
> -- [310-8626]

Thanks and sorry for posting all that information most of it's probably useless but i'm clueless on ram. Thanks in advance.

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#2 oldf@rt

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Posted 02 June 2007 - 05:32 PM

According to the Specs, that ram should work.
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