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Old 06-08-06, 04:09 PM
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Quick Question About Memory

I have a quick question about RAM


I have a computer with a Celeron D processor with 1 strip of 512 DDR 400MHz PC 3200U

I have an open slot for another strip, can I add a 256 strip, or does it also have to be 512 in order to work?

Seems like I remember back in the day, they ram had to match... but since I have this 256 strip, I thought Id ask before I got rid of it.
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Go here:

http://www.4allmemory.com/

They have an app that will run in your web browser and tell you exactly what kind of memory will work with your PC.
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I have confirmed the memory WILL work as a stand-alone, can I mix a 512 and a 256 and have 768 (just a guess on the math)?

or do I have to

have the 256 or 512 OR 1024 with no middle ground?
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yes, you can mix it

the only cases where you would need matching memory with new sticks, is if you are trying to run dual channel (which you are not)
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Yes you can mix them, my setup is exactly that, a 512 and 256 in two slots.
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Cool THANKS! I shall go add some memory



PS
It WORKED!

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