IS IT WISE TO USE 2GB RAM OR SHOULD I STICK WITH 1GB. Tags: RAM Motherboards Overclocking Last response: January 19, 2008 8:58 PM in Overclocking Share niifelix 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. More about : wise 2gb ram stick 1gb cnumartyr January 16, 2008 1:02:34 PM I would save my money for a new computer. ohiou_grad_06 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. Related resources 2gb ram stick in a 1gb slot - Forum Advice on replacing 1GB stick of RAM with 2GB - Forum Should I use one 8 GB stick of RAM or 2x4GB? - Forum 2gb stick of ram in a 1gb slot - Forum I have two new 4GB RAM sticks and an old 2GB stick. Can I use them together to give me 10 Gbs of RAM? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mugz 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. Pro_AJ January 19, 2008 8:58:31 PM Forget about this PC and go for another one Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan i use 2gb ddr3 ram with 1gb ddr2 ram Forum can i use a 4gb and a 2gb ram stick at same time? Forum i am using 1x4 gb and 1 x2 gb 1300 mhz ram so can i install another 4 gb ram of 1600 mhz or should i stick to 1300 mhz? Forum 2gb ram. Should i buy 1gb more? difference? Forum Solvedcan I use a 2gb stick and 3x 2gb all ddr3 Forum SolvedMSI H55-ED55 Shows 3 GB of Ram when 5 GB is installed (1GB stick, 4GB stick) Forum SolvedSo I'm about to buy a GTX 650 and I wonder what happens if I stick it to my PC with just 2gb of ram? Forum Solved2 different brands of Ram at 2 Differnt Sizes of Memory 4gb and a 2gb stick is this setup effecting my performance ? Forum SolvedAdded second stick of RAM, different company, speed doesn't match what it should. Forum SolvedBetter to use 1 4GB stick or 2 2GB stick Forum SolvedShould I add another 4 GB ram stick ? Forum SolvedCan I run NFS most wanted 2012 on this Pentium Dual core processor 2.30GHZ 1Gb Graphics 2gb ddr2 ram Forum Solvedshould i buy sapphire HD7850 2gb or 7770 1gb for old rig ? Forum SolvedWhat memory ram stick should I buy for my VPCEJ28FXB vaio laptop? Forum Solvedmy vga card is 256MB gforce 8400. when im fixed 2GB Ram, total available graphic memory comes to 1GB. then can i play games in Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !