PC upgrade advice needed.

  yogibear 08:26 08 Mar 03
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I'm toying with the idea of an upgrade. I need more RAM, so probably a new mobo. Not sure which one though. Specs below (bit garbled in cut & paste)

Operating System Model
Windows Millennium Edition (build .90.3000) TriGem Computer, Inc. Emachines 100
900 megahertz IntelCeleron Board: TriGem Computer, Inc. TriGem System Board
32 kilobyte primary memorycache Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
128 kilobyte secondary memorycache BIOS: Phoenix Technologies LTD Ver 2.0106/19/2001

91.46 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity

29.16 Gigabytes Hard Drive Freespace
LG CD-RW CED-8080B [CD-ROMdrive]
SAMSUNG DVD-ROM SD-612 [CD-ROM drive]
256 Megabytes InstalledMemory Slot 'M1' has 128 MB
Slot 'M2'has128 MB IC35L060AVVA07-0 (61.49 GB) [Hard drive] -- drive 0
QUANTUM FIREBALLlct20 30 (30.02 GB) [Hard drive] -- drive 1 c: (on drive 0) 61.46 GB 26.56 GB free d: (on drive 1) 30.00 GB 2.60 GB free
Generic floppy disk drive(3.5")
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
Intel 82801AA Bus Master IDE Controller
Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo) Intel(R) 82810 Graphics Controller [Display adapter]
PHILIPS 107E [Monitor]
Bus Adapters Multimedia
Intel(r) 82801AA USB Universal Host Controller Creative Gameport Joystick
Gameport Joystick (no joystick connected)
MPU-401 Compatible MIDI Device
Sound Blaster AudioPCI
Sound Blaster AudioPCI Legacy Device
Communications Other Devices
NV100R II/III Fast Ethernet NIC
NV100R II/III Fast Ethernet NIC
Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
USB Root Hub

  AMD 4 ever 08:57 08 Mar 03

why do you need a new Mobo? Just buy a 512MB Ram stick and put it in. Check the motherboard details to determine SD or DDR, I would at a pre-sumption say you have SDRAM.But go here and determine the correct type you need.
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  yogibear 20:12 08 Mar 03

The instruction book for the mobo states it will only take 2 x 128 so I am at the limit...unless anyone knows different?
mobo is a CN810.

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