Filling a 3rd memory slot of a Dell B Series desktop

By hextek
Apr 28, 2010
  1. I purchased what was described as a 'Dell 3588D Motherboard Slot 1 Dimension
    XPS-B' motherboard from eBay. It uses Rambus memory sticks, but has 3
    memory slots to fill, while every motherboard of that type I have researched only
    has 2 memory slots. In addition, most of the Series B desktops I looked into
    seem to be limited to 512MB of memory.
    Because my motherboard has 3 memory slots, would I be allowed to insert three 256MB memory sticks, giving me a total memory of 768MB? I'm told that you should
    not exceed the required limit of memory. Would someone care to comment on my

  2. seanc

    seanc TS Rookie Posts: 88

    Just try it, it'll either work or it won't work.
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