Ram Upgrade Help

By mstrchief138
Jan 16, 2006
  1. i need a 512mb upgrade and i need help

    my mother board is ASUS P4SD-VL

    what should i buy??
  2. hewybo

    hewybo TS Maniac Posts: 435


    The ASUS site does not list that mobo- did it come as OEM from a system manufacturer? Need more system info, but any of the major brands ( Kingston, Corsair, Samsung, etc., should be OK) :)
  3. Gandalph

    Gandalph TS Rookie

    That motherboard appears to have been made by ASUS for Sony VAIO Desktop and, if so, these are the memory specs.

    512MB (installed) / 2GB (max) - DDR SDRAM - 400MHz - PC3200
  4. mstrchief138

    mstrchief138 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok so what ram should i get??
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    How about CORSAIR ValueSelect 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200). On sale at Newegg for $39.75 (today only) plus shipping.
  6. blue_dragon

    blue_dragon TS Rookie Posts: 190

    hold on, so you want to have a total of 1 gb of ram? you would have to buy 2 sticks of ram of 512mb cuz you probably only have 2 slots and those 2 slots are filled with 2 X 256mb sticks
    if you do get 2 sticks of 512 try to get them in a pair so you can work them in dual channel :D
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