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By kashmeir63 ·
Hi,
How can you tell what type of memory my computer would take, and how much memory it could handle?

Thank You

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by kevin In reply to MEMORY

The amount and type of memory depends on your motherboard. If you can supply that info(Model, Manufacturer), I can answer your question.

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by D_V Ant In reply to MEMORY

Try going to www.crucial.com and selecting your make/model and it should tell what memory you need....

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by Shanghai Sam In reply to MEMORY

There are several ways...First of all, how old is your computer...chances if its new, then its a DIMM and a majority of the memory thats sold today is DIMM. Now for the speed...66mhz, 100mhz, 133mhz...thats the other part you need to find out aboutyour computer. If your computer is a brand name (ex. Dell, Compaq) you can even go to their website and pull up the specs of their website for your particular PC. If its not a brandname look at your motherboard specs or go look on your memory thatis currently installed on your PC. Some chips have a label on them that tell you their speed. I hope this helps. Good Luck.

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by TheChas In reply to MEMORY

Answer # 2, or your MB/PC manufacture are your best bet.

Once you know what memory you can use in your system, you need to verify how much you can actually use.

In Windows 9X/Me, there is a 1GB memory wall where Windows will cease to function.
Many users have seen the same problem with 512MB.
Still others have performed tests that show maximum performance in Windows 98 with 196MB of RAM.

I myself use 3 128MB DIMMs in my Windows 98 systems, and max out the RAM for XP.

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