Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-16-2010, 04:15 PM   #1
Baseband Member
peteyboy22's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 72
Default RAM compatibility question..

i got 4 free sticks of RAM.... from somewhere O_o... =P i don't need to tell you...

i was told that they need to be the same speeds.. so here they are

what i'm using now:
512mb 1rx8 pc2-4200u-444-12-a1

and the free one (i have 2 of these):
512mb 1rx8 pc2-4200u-444-12-d3

and another free one (also have 2):
1gb ddr2 pc2-4200 240p

if i had to guess i'd guess that they wouldn't be compatible... excpecially not the 1 gigs, but if some were compatible i'd say the 512's were compatible but not the 1 gigs.... not that it matters.... so are they compatible???...

peteyboy22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 05:18 PM   #2
Solid State Member
joeby's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 18
Send a message via MSN to joeby
Default Re: RAM compatibility question..

They probs would work give them ago fit them into your pc. If there the wrong ones your computer wont boot up if there not the wrong ones the computer will turn on.

It wont damage your pc in anyway try them and tell us how you got on...

Hope this helps.....

joeby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 06:27 PM   #3
Omnipotent One
Atomic Rooster's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 11,161
Send a message via AIM to Atomic Rooster Send a message via Yahoo to Atomic Rooster
Default Re: RAM compatibility question..

They are all compatible. They are all PC2-4200 DDR2. The timings may be a bit different, but they should all work well together. You can run two 512MB sticks along with the two 1GB sticks. Just make sure you have the same size modules on the same channel.
Atomic Rooster is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0