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Memory Buying Help!

By cfitzarl
Jul 13, 2006
  1. I am stuck...what should I buy; a 512 stick of ddr2 pc2 4200 533mhz, or add on 512 stick to my other memory of ddr pc2100 133mhz to make 768mb?
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Your motherboard will only support one type so stick with the same type you have. It won't support DDR2.
     
  3. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

    It has two sets of two different ram types. One for ddr, and one for ddr 2.
     
  4. Mirob

    Mirob TechSpot Paladin Posts: 462

    You can only use one type at a time. DDR 400 as good as DDR2 667.
     
  5. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,975   +9

    If I get the ddr2, I will take out the ddr1.
     
  6. Mirob

    Mirob TechSpot Paladin Posts: 462

    Yes, go with the DDR2-533 and loose that PC-2100.
     
  7. Tedster

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

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