Upgrade Memory

  Doodles 09:09 06 Nov 05

I would like to add more memory to my PC.
It is running on 512mb (PC3200 DDR SDRAM). On looking inside PC i have 4 slots with 2 filled with 2 x 256mb DDR.
What i am not sure is, what can i add to up memory. Do i have to add another 2 x 256 cards or can i add 1 x 512 card.

I hope that makes sense. Any advice would be appreciated.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 09:16 06 Nov 05

You can add one 512mb card which will give you 1Gb of RAM and will probably be cheaper than 2x256mb cards. depending on the make of your mobo you should be able to go up to 2Gb of RAM.


  Diodorus Siculus 09:24 06 Nov 05

An easy way to be sure is to go to click here and enter your motherboard details. They will give you details of all the RAM that you can use and also give you excellent service!

  Doodles 09:26 06 Nov 05


Can you recommend any type please.
There seems to be quite a few cards that are similar.
My PC is a Intel P4, 3066Mhz

Once again, Many thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 09:33 06 Nov 05

Do you by any chance have dual channel memory? If so, you will need another 2 x 256mb

  Doodles 09:36 06 Nov 05

Not sure what dual channel is!
I went to the website but my type of PC is not listed.
I have a Medion P4, Model; PC MT 6

  Diodorus Siculus 09:40 06 Nov 05

click here
Everest will identify your motherboard; then go to Curcial again.

As an alternative, go to crucial and download the program they have that will identify your type of RAM.

  VoG II 09:41 06 Nov 05

Run click here - it will tell you the manufacturer and model of your motherboard. Enter that on the Crucial site.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:42 06 Nov 05

When on crucial, select "scan my system"

  Doodles 09:52 06 Nov 05

I dont mean to be making hard work of this but..
I have looked at the Crucial site but my PC (type)is not listed.


  Chegs ® 09:57 06 Nov 05

click here

System Scanner at Crucial.

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