Memory (RAM) Help

By Ollie30001
Aug 2, 2005
  1. Hi, i dont know much about computers but still, i decided to upgrade my memory to 1GB from 512mb. Any way i thought i should check to see whar type of memory my compaq had first to make sure i get exactly the same make ect... for my second 512mb stick. any way, i downloaded this: HWiNFO32 1.54 Download from this site and installed it all ok and that, now i need your help, have gone to the memory tabe bit and a whole load of information has come up that means crap all to me, so what i want to know is what do i look for to give me help on what to buy?
  2. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 144

    Hi, sorry but i just noticed something. I was going thru the information about my current memory stick and it ses for its speed "166.7 MHz (PC2700).

    I thought if it was PC2700 it should run at 333.3MHz? is it not going as fast as it should?
  3. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 144

    lol.....sorry again, i just relised that is half the speed of the total speed, like what they do with video card memory for some reason.....
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