I have a task to bring to order an older laptop compter hp nx6110 (256 mb ram, and I think 1,4ghz celeron for laptops), the computer is very slow and I would like to buy more ram to see any imporvments.
I have two following questions:
1) can I combine an existing 256mb and a new 512mb together so I would have
768 mb ram ?
2) I run win xp home on that computer, would it go any faster if I put some more ram ?
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Xp should be run with atleast 1g if not 2 gig of ram for optimum performance. You can run faster ram in slower ram slots since it will automatcally run slower or you can manually set its speed.
But yes you can also mix diffrent sized modules, but that is only if you have the extra expansion slots. Your notbook might only have 1 slot, if that is the case then you could only use the 512. If you look into your memory expansion area though and you see your existing 256 and there is a free expansion slot next to it you should be good.