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IS IT WISE TO USE 2GB RAM OR SHOULD I STICK WITH 1GB.

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January 16, 2008 12:49:11 PM

I am currently using an HP Pavilion a645c with the following specs:

ram: 1gb
vga: 256mb geforce 5500 fx
processor: 2.2ghz athon xp 3200+
os: vista ultimate

I want to upgrade my ram to 2gb. however, hp says the motherboard can support a maximum of 1gb ram. You can check it out http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=c00183033&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN. I also checked with motherboard manaufacturers ie asus who says the motherboard can support 2gb.

IS IT WISE TO USE 2GB RAM OR SHOULD I STICK WITH THE 1GB.

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January 16, 2008 1:02:34 PM

I would save my money for a new computer.
January 17, 2008 3:41:12 AM

I think I agree with the other guy, save for a new machine. Look on tigerdirect.com, they have some refurbished computers that would thrash the machine you are using at the moment, and you should be able to upgrade them somewhat.
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January 17, 2008 7:36:56 AM

If the system specs state a max of 1GB, then you can either:

1) flash the BIOS and then attempt 2GB, or
2) buy a new system with 2GB+ in it (recommended).

Option 2 is less problematic and safer.
January 19, 2008 8:58:31 PM

Forget about this PC and go for another one
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