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I have a desktop running Windows Vista, and it's choking on only 1GB of ram.

I'd like to add 2 more GB. Based upon the specs listed below, will either one of these memory sticks work with my computer? If so, which would perform better? THANKS for any assistance!

Fry's Memory Link #1

Fry's Memory Link #2

My computer's specs are:

Computer Manufacturer Compaq
Computer Model Presario SR1834NX
Computer Version 0nx1411RE101AMBEM00
Motherboard Make ASUSTek Computer INC.
Motherboard Model Amberine M
Motherboard Version 1.03
Processor AMD Athlon 64 2.2Ghz
Memory 4 slots
Slot 1 512 MB
Slot 2 512 MB
Slot 3 empty
Slot 4 empty

MFG SpecStandard Memory 1.0 GB = 512 MB (removable) + 512 MB (removable)
Maximum Memory 4.0 GB
Memory Expansion 4 sockets
Model Comments ATI Radeon XPress 200 Chipset
Memory Comments PC3200 DDR SDRAM DIMMs. Supports Dual Channel DDR.
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The first one (Crucial PC3200 module) should work fine. The second one won't.

As for your second question - yes, more memory will definitely improve Vista's performance.

Hope that helps

Edited by Samm, 01 September 2008 - 02:20 PM.

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