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Old 08-17-2003, 04:25 PM   #1
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how do i find out how much max ram my mainboard can handle. im thinking a gig is the max but i just want to make sure.
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First of all, what is your mainboard?
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Look at your make and model of your board, and go to the manufacturer'* website. It should tell ya.
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hey Sol on that note wheres a good place to buy RAM? and the keyword for me is CHEAP.
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www.directron.com

www.newegg.com

good brands are: Corsiar, Crucial, Kingston, Geil, OCZ. Kingston is usually the cheapest.
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its a compaq and i found out it hold 2048mg of ram but i only have 2 slots lol ill just put a gig and its be enough
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Good plan. I have a Gig, and that'* far more than I'll ever need.
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I'm a hardcore gamer running on 640mb of old PC2100 still...so far so good.
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i really dont want to put anymore money in this compaq i want to start my new custom pc
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Good Idea. After about 512Meg, it'll probably want Compaq branded RAM, just like my POS Dell want'* it'* own.
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