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Buyers Guide Part 4 - The Memory

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2004

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So how much memory can you install? Well unfortunately this is down to the motherboard installed in your computer. There is three ways to find out, phone the manufacturer of your computer, look up the motherboard manufacturers website, and if you are lucky check out the motherboard manual.

In general though most new computers should be Ok with two 256mb chips of memory, but it is best confirming this before buying.

Finally, this memory can be installed a chip at a time, some people still carry the old belief that you have to install two of the same or it won’t work. Don’t worry as that was along time ago, and PC’s have changed since then