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vijith555

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Hi everyone...

I have decided to increase my memory to 512 MB. My motherboard supports 2 RAM modules each of specification 184 pin DIMM between 200-266Mhz. Currently I got a 256 DDR. So i was going tru shops and always find that different RAMs are of different speeds like 300Mhz, 400Mhz..etc. But my motherboard manual specifies that it supports 200-266Mhz..so does this mean that if i am buying a RAM it must be between 200-266Mhz? What if I buy one which has more speed but the same DDR DIMM 184 pin configuration...help me out here..thanks...
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The DDR memory (Double Data Rate) fetches the information twice per one cycle. What that means is if the memory is DDR400, it effectively works at 200MHz.
I suppose that what you have there is the amount of DDR RAM currently in your computer (256MB of DDR memory), not the type of the memory.
Hope this helps...
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