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cheyenne 09

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Hi Forum
I am thinking of Upgrading my Memory Chip's from 256 MB to 512 MB i HAVE Two 256 MB Chip's and 1 - 512 MB so i would like to know if i can safely Replace these with three 512 MB Chip's Making a Total of Four 512 MB in the slots provided upping the Memory to 2 + Gigabytes and my Computer still run without Problems occurring i would appreciate some Advice Thank You.

My Spec Here

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Dell Computer Corporation Dimension 8300
Enclosure Type: Mini-Tower
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.60 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Dell Computer Corp.
Serial Number: ..
Bus Clock: 800 megahertz
BIOS: Dell Computer Corporation A01 04/28/2003
Drives Memory Modules c,d
370.01 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
315.40 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4480B [CD-ROM drive]
3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

HDT722525DLAT80 [Hard drive] (250.06 GB) -- drive 1
ST3120026AS [Hard drive] (120.00 GB) -- drive 0 1024 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'CHANNEL A DIMM 0' has 256 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL B DIMM 0' has 256 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL A DIMM 1' has 512 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL B DIMM 1' is Empty


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If for any reason it doesn't work the system will usually tell you there is a problem or just not boot. Easiest is to go the the Dell iste and put your service tag number in and read the specs on the machine.
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Hi Tyger
Thanks for your Quick reply I already have the Specs from Dell is there any possible chance that doing this Upgrade will cause any Problems as i already installed the 512 MB chip Myself i just want to make sure that the Motherboard won't have any Problems after doing this Upgrade i would appreciate any Advice on this Thank You



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Hi Everyone
I have now went out last night and Bought Four New Memory Chips each of them 512 MB and then Installed it Myself so now my Computer is upgraded to 2 GB in Memory. Thank you

New Memory All Slot Are Now Full

Slot 'CHANNEL A DIMM 0' has 512 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL B DIMM 0' has 512 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL A DIMM 1' has 512 MB
Slot 'CHANNEL B DIMM 1' has 512 MB


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Edited by cheyenne 09, 24 March 2007 - 09:14 AM.

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