how much ram will my pc take

July 13, 2011 at 14:30:24
Specs: Windows XP, p4 ht 512mb
i have a dell dimension 3100 an i wanted to know how much ram it will take because i have tried putting in 2gig of ram and the pc will not have it. The pc keeps restarting itsself do i need to change anything to make the pc accept the ram.

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#1
July 13, 2011 at 14:33:20
Your Dell has 2 memory slots & will accept up to 1GB per slot. You should be using DDR2-667, 1.8v.

http://www.crucial.com/store/listpa...


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July 13, 2011 at 14:47:26
why wont 533mhz work i thought and told it would

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#3
July 13, 2011 at 14:58:42
you need to match the ram to right kind for your motherbaord and it will work.sometimes if you go with different ram it will work sometimes not sounds like thats your case

Davidw


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#4
July 13, 2011 at 15:20:32
"why wont 533mhz work"

It may work, but Crucial only recommends DDR2-667. According to Dell, it should work. Regardless, if the memory stick you have is larger than 1GB, it will NOT work.

http://support.dell.com/support/edo...


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