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Adding RAM help (old mobo)


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geekstome

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Hello..

I'm going to upgrade my RAM from 512mb to 1gb, so I decide to buy an "used" RAM from someone via internet..
My motherboard is ASUS P4GE-MX and the current RAM is Kingston DDR-333 PC2700 512mb and the RAM that I'm going to buy is RAMBO DDR-333 PC2700 512mb..

Question is, I know it's possible to pair both RAM into my motherboard, but I'm not sure about the compatibility issues.. Will my system be conflicted after I pairing up the RAM since both RAM have different brands..

Enlighten me pls..
Thanks..
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rshaffer61

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Hello again Geekstome
Maybe this will help. Follow the next steps and it will give you all the compatible configurations for your system.

Go HERE and run the Crucial online scanner.
This will give you the exact memory configuration for your system. You do not have to buy the memory from there, but write down the information and if you need assistance in purchasing the upgrade memory GTG can assist with suggestions also.
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geekstome

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Hi there again...

Based on the web given, it said that is no compatibility issues will be arise if I'm pairing rams with different brands..

I think it's clear to me now..
btw , this is the ram that i'm going to buy
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so hope the ram will running smooth with my system..
thanks rshaffer61
u helped me again ..
thanksss..
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rshaffer61

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I would make sure it is good memory.
Buying anything used like ram is very risky.
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Some questions re: Ram compatibility can be found by going to Crucial which is I think is Crucial.com. They will do a test of your machine and tell you which memory is compatible with your machine. I did it today and it told me the chips that would work in my machine. I bought some memory from them in the past and as I recall they were very helpful. URBROJR
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Congratulations. :) for a successful resolution for your issue. I am happy everything has been worked out for you. With that being said I am happy to say:


You are very welcome. I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed me to assist you with your issue and for your patience. Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :) :)
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Even though the specs are the same, mixing manufacturers can be an issue. Unfortunately you will not know till you put the ram in. if you start having problems, then remove it and see if the problems go away. the issues created by ram are quite extensive, but mainly intermittant booting, failure to boot, lockups, program failures, etc.

Let us know know how you make out.
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