Fitting extra memory.

  Meshuga 18:52 21 May 06
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I am contemplating fitting extra memory to my pc. I have checked on Crucial to see what I need but my pc manufacturer is not in their list. It did run a scan on my pc and came up with the following info. The maximum my mobo will carry is 1536mb. In slot 1 I have 256mb non parity pc3200 memory, in slot 2 I have the same and slot 3 is empty. My OS is xp home. My question is, Should I fit an extra 512mb in slot 3 or should I fit a 512mb in slot 1 and 2 and if I fit a 512 in slot 3 is there any particular order they should be fitted or is it ok to leave the 2x 256s where they are. Hope this makes sense.

  Totally-braindead 18:57 21 May 06

Do you know the make and model of your motherboard?

  VoG II 18:59 21 May 06

Belarc Advisor will tell you about the motherboard/mainboard click here

  GaT7 19:02 21 May 06

As T-b suggests, the motherboard intructions may determine how best they should be fitted, but I reckon putting the 512Mb in slot 1 & the 2x 256mb in the two remaining slots would be the way to go. G

  Meshuga 19:27 21 May 06

Hi Totally- Braindead. MoBo is a Leadtek Winfast n Vidia CR18D/G.

  Meshuga 19:29 21 May 06

Hi VoG, had already got the info via Belarc, see my post to Totally-Braindead above. Many thanks. Meshuga.

  Meshuga 19:31 21 May 06

Hi Crossbow7, many thanks for your input.

  Meshuga 19:34 21 May 06

Hi Totally-Braindead, my apologies, I should have said thank you for your reply. Meshuga.

  Belatucadrus 19:43 21 May 06

click here try the Crucial system scanner.

  Stuartli 19:46 21 May 06

Meshuga stated he has done so and detailed the results in his thread.

  Meshuga 19:59 21 May 06

Thanks Belatcudrus but, as Stuartli has pointed out, I`d already mentioned it.

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