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Old 09-28-2006, 01:50 PM   #11
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If you're running XP, 512 is more of a realistic minimum for good performance if you're doing more then email and word processing. Anything less and you're running a severe bottle neck.

Anything that'* some sort of brand name will be good. Another good brand is crucial.
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more like 1GB is a minum now.. Going from 512 to 1G you will see a good speed dffrecn.

but yeah goign from 128 to 512.... it will ack like a new computer...
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I ran 512 on my 2GHZ machine with XP Pro up until yesterday, and it ran just fine (Burning, surfing, gaming, etc). Haven't tried to hard to see the difference now that I have a whole Gig.

But, if all you can afford is 512, then do it. It'* enough.
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Now I am trying to determine if in fact 3200 is what I need. That;* what I was told by the Geek Squad, but I tried the websites for Kingston and Corsair and they both say 2100.
My wife found one on eBay for like $20 with shipping, seems like a good deal. That'* for the 3200. Don't know what to do if it is supposed to be 2100. Gonna try to open the case and take a look. I'll let you know what I find.
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3200 DDR 512MB stick,i happen to have a Brand new one sitting on my desk at home that im not useing...
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I've had really good luck with Kingston memory. I personally wouldn't trust it to run a mission critical server, but the company I work for does (and they're one of the biggest e-commerce companies there is). But I've never had a problem on my personal computers with them.



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Post is about helping a member with memory..

C'mon you nerdy lounge lizards.. give the guy a link.
Thans for keeping everyone on topic here. But I am curious to the answer.
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Johnny....where do ya worky...well..actually.. the question is where do you post from all day long, while your boss "thinks" you are working.
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I'm not sure i'm supposed to say in public, but what the heck. i work for

Now....



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tallbump yup just send me a PM if you want a Price and specs
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more like 1GB is a minum now.. Going from 512 to 1G you will see a good speed dffrecn.
Alot depends on what your are doing, I have a gig in my computers and rarely use more than 400mb unless I start doing some photo editing or such. Normally I can play Uo, run a macro program, and download videos/mp3'* and still be under 512mb usage.
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Now I am trying to determine if in fact 3200 is what I need. That;* what I was told by the Geek Squad, but I tried the websites for Kingston and Corsair and they both say 2100.
I wouldnt count on Geek Squad giving you the right info.....I used to work as a double agent aka a certified Geek squad....lol I got to drive the car.....Most of the geeks dont have any or very lil experiance with advanced tech like installing things all they really know is how to fix software related probs.....for the most part unless you are talking to a double agent at the store which is rare cause we were always out on house calls.....you can tell a double agent by the badge they have lol its a real badge they give you.....lol that was one of the worst jobs I have had......
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more like 1GB is a minum now.. Going from 512 to 1G you will see a good speed dffrecn.
^^^^---------AGREED! on that one..
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Try looking it up at Crucial use their advisor. It may list 2100 as that will work but look for the performance ram specs. Thats whats probably best.

also - if you find something you like, ebay seller Memory4less is good and dependable. Well he was last year when I bought my pc4200'*
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