Installing RAM

By ZzSaCr3DzZ
Oct 4, 2009
  1. I have ddr 1 1gb ram and two 256 mb ram for my computer can i apply all of them to my pc?Intel pendium 4 CPU 2.99Ghz
    if a ram doesn't suit the computer will it cause to spoile or any others thing
  2. Serion

    Serion TS Rookie

    Now don't take this as the ultimate fact but as long as the motherboard is compatible with DDR1 it shouldn't be aproblem. Anothing worth mentioning is the speed of the RAM-sticks. For instance, if the 256mb has a speed of 266 MHz and the 1Gb has a speed of 800 MHz it will still only run at 266 MHz, all three of them.

    But as I said, if you're not in a world of hurry to get that 1Gb into your cmoputer just wait until somebody more experienced gives you an answer. I'd say I'm right but god knows I've never owned a Pentium :p
  3. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,672   +9

    Check your motherboard specs to see if your RAM is compatible or not. If it is, then put it in. In case it causes any instability, try using only the 1GB stick and pull out the 2 256MB ones. See if that solves the issue.
  4. ZzSaCr3DzZ

    ZzSaCr3DzZ TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How do i ensure dat my motherboard is compatible wif my RAM?
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