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My system details are Intel Pentium 4 - 3.0 GHz HT Processor (800 FSB), 256 MB

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February 8, 2010 11:10:07 AM

My system details are Intel Pentium 4 - 3.0 GHz HT Processor (800 FSB), 256 MB RAM, 80 GB SATA HDD. Can I upgrade this to 2GB DDR2 RAM if not 1GB DDR1 RAM?
- Ravi
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February 8, 2010 12:07:35 PM

Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

What mobtherboard do you have?
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February 20, 2010 6:39:51 AM

Hi friend,

Motherboard details are as follows:

Manufacturer: MSI
Multi-Processor Support: NO
MPS Version: 1.40
Model: MS-7131
Version: REV:1.0
BIOS: 04/13/2005-Grantsdale-A79DM4IC-00
Chipset: Inter 915G/GV (Grantsdale)
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February 20, 2010 10:24:08 AM

Sorry yravis,

Ur motherboard maximum supports 2GB of DDR1 Ram ,So u cannot upgrade ur ram to 2gb DDR2 ram!DDR2 rams does not fix on DDR1 ram slots Or buy a motherboard with ddr2 Support and upgrade ur ram


Difference between ddr2 and ddr1 ram and more:

http://hubpages.com/hub/DDR1__DDR2__DDR3_Navigating_The...
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February 20, 2010 11:57:56 PM

Well, unfortunately Aneesh@4GHz is right, your mobo only support DDR 2GB(2x1GB) 333MHz or 400MHz.
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February 25, 2012 5:04:59 AM

Aneesh@4GHz said:
Sorry yravis,

Ur motherboard maximum supports 2GB of DDR1 Ram ,So u cannot upgrade ur ram to 2gb DDR2 ram!DDR2 rams does not fix on DDR1 ram slots Or buy a motherboard with ddr2 Support and upgrade ur ram


Difference between ddr2 and ddr1 ram and more:

http://hubpages.com/hub/DDR1__DDR2__DDR3_Navigating_The...



For my PC the system manufacturer is CPQ_SB_M30 and System Model is AWRDACPI. I have 256 MB RAM 133 MHz. I want it to upgrade. So please tell me the maximum RAM size PC can handle and which type of RAM should I use? And How do you tell the answer? I also want to know the method. Thanking you.
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April 17, 2013 11:13:23 PM

my system details are pentium 4- celeron 2.0 GHz, ram 256, 40GB pata HDD, can i upgrade this with 1GB ddr ram and hdd 160GB. plz reply my em@il---- sakil_biswas@yahoo.com plz plz plz
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