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Old 06-01-2010, 04:25 AM   #11
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Default Re: After you install new RAM in your comp can you leave the old RAM in also?

Originally Posted by ccab View Post
wow! really??!!? so my computer can go even faster?
RAM only speeds up your computer if you're using all of it. I doubt you'll see a performance difference between 4GB and 6GB. Still, it'll future-proof it a bit. More RAM can never hurt.

As far as the speed goes, there's two ways to list it:

DDR2 400 = PC2 3200

DDR2 533 = PC2 4200

DDR2 667 = PC2 5300/PC2 5400

DDR2 800 = PC2 6400

DDR2 1000 = PC2 8000

DDR2 1066 = PC2 8500

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