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RAM Upgrade Configuration

Postby gaiawolf » Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:40 pm

Hi Guys,

I have a Dell Dimension E320 with a Core2 Duo processor (~2.3 MHz). It came with 2 512MB-533MHz DDR2 modules. I recently installed 2 2GB-800MHz DDR2 modules and am running with all 4 for 5GB, but would I be better off just running the 4GB at 800MHz or keep the 5 GB at a slower (safer?) speed? Thanks for any advice.

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Re: RAM Upgrade Configuration

Postby PCguy » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:13 pm

My thoughts would be to never mix slower RAM with faster RAM. You would be better off just to run the 2x2GB.
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Re: RAM Upgrade Configuration

Postby liljim » Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:18 am

i have to agree, stick with just the 800 MHz and pull the others out
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