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Help with RAM question
Jul 27, 2009, 2:37 AM
I am not really good with computers sorry.
My laptop has only 2G of RAM, so i decided to buy 2 G more. I brougtht this
so I can take 1G out and put the 2G in so i have 3 G.
From cpuz it says my laptop use PC2-5300 (333Mhz) rams in both slots. So will what I brought work?
what if the 1G in slot 1 is slower speed than the 2G in slot 2? ( 333Mhz compared to 667Mhz).
Jul 27, 2009
Jul 27, 2009, 8:41 AM
It will work, but it won't be maximized. Basically, your RAM sticks will run at the speed of the slowest one, which is in this case the 333 MHz.
Jul 27, 2009, 8:57 AM
PC2-5300 runs at 667Mhz. I am sorry if I am misunderstanding your question, but it looks like what you are reading in cpu-z is the data rate: 333Mhz.
Since it is ddr2 ram, it's actual (or effective) speed would be 667Mhz. (333 X2)
Hope that helps.
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Jul 27, 2009, 11:23 AM
so even if the speed is still 333, the increased size from 2 G to 3G will still help my laptop run a lil faster right?
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