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help with upgrading memory

By gidw321
Apr 5, 2007
  1. hi how is everybody doing I have a problem with installing two 1gig memory sticks wanted to see if you guys can help I have a Gateway 710x pc with a Pentium 4 processor it has two 512 in there now and it has for slots for memory Gateway said it could handle four gig of memory I tried to put to one gig sticks but they do not work I tried the memory on a nether computer and they work fine I can take one 512 out and the computer works doesn't anybody have any ideas thanks
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

  3. gidw321

    gidw321 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you Tedster

    that was a lot of good information thank you the voltage is the same and as far as I know I think the modules of the same I am not sure


    this is what I have710x Gateway serial number 1098508159 motherboard part number
    2520577 the motherboard can handle for modules up to four gigs I have in there now PC 3200u-30331-b1
    512mbx2 ddr 400 cl3 and this is the modules that I bought1GB (Size)
    PC3200 - 400mhz (Speed)
    CL 3 (Cas Latency)
    128x64 -Built with 128Mx4Bit Dram (Hi-Density Dram- Please check compatibility)
    Un-buffered
    Non-Registered
    184Pin
    Non ECC
     
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    you can use regular (non-hyper) pc3200 ram in your gateway. DDR 400
    I recommend two 1gb sticks.
     
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