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Old 12-05-2012, 11:21 AM   #1
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Default Upgrading RAM?

i want to build my gaming pc and ive started with a dell dimension 5100, i can only upgrade the ram to 4GB and i was looking for a 26 or 32 really, how can i get my 16/32gb ram, do i have to buy a new motherboard or can i change the processor or what?

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Old 12-05-2012, 11:24 AM   #2
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Default Re: Upgrading RAM?

RAM is limited by a few things. First, the motherboard and how much it can support. Second the operating system and how much it can support.

Also, a gaming computer won't require more than 4-8 GB of RAM anyway.

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Old 12-05-2012, 01:10 PM   #3
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Some of the new HP desktop, Envy I think their called, have options for LARGE amounts of ram. I'm taking a gander at some of them myself. Normally I'd build my own but I'm stuck in redneck hell and there's no tech stores to buy things from.
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