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Upgrading RAM


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aznblade1

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I got 1 gb of ram and I got 1 extra slot, I am thinking of adding one more ram (256 mb). When you add it, does it automatic configure it for you? or you have to go do it your self?
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Depending on your motherboard, there is a limit as to how much RAM it will take. If it is in the limits, it should recognize it automatically.
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my mobo have 3 slots, 2 is occupied and 1 is left out. what happen if doesnt recongize it?
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it should recognize it no problem, but if it doesnt for some reason, post back here with info on your motherboard and the ram.
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Ye, it should be fine to install more RAM, if not, then there should be a cd with it (Dunno, never installed more RAM?)
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Ye, it should be fine to install more RAM, if not, then there should be a cd with it (Dunno, never installed more RAM?)

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Do you have any idea what "RAM" is and how it is installed?? :tazz:

AZNBLADE:

What is the make and model of your system??

Murray

Edited by Murray S., 22 June 2005 - 10:34 PM.

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Random acsess memory.. installed in slots that located inside the comp near the motherboard.
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Good.. Now, why would you need a cd to install it with when it is CMOS/BIOS that is used to recognize it ??

Also, it is installed ON the motherboard not "near the motherboard"..

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Edited by Murray S., 22 June 2005 - 10:36 PM.

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XD No idea, thats why i said I have never installed it!
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azn:

Go with audioboys posts here..

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err.. one problem, i got 3 slots, one of them is blue? all the others are black what does it mean?

Edited by aznblade1, 23 June 2005 - 11:07 AM.

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Probably means it takes a different type of memory..

Do you not have your manual for the system??

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ok, that is likely indicating you board is capable of dual channel ram configs. please list your mobo make/model, along with what ram you are using.
if it is a dual channel config, that changes things in terms of how you want to install, or even if you want to install a 3rd stick.
post back the info, so we can check it out and explain it if you dont understand.
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Windows XP recognises it strate away if you have inserted it wrong then obviously ent gunna work MEMORY is the easiest to fit i fitted over 50 pc's i do it all the time so good luck anyway
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I've done it before... it should work unless your motherboard maxes out at 1 GB... My new one has 6 slots and maxes out at 4GB... <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3
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