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DDR2 667 vs 800

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April 8, 2010 12:24:32 PM

Hello,
Does anyone know if I can install a DDR2-667 into my Acer Desktop? Currently it uses DDR2-800 (2 Gig)

Thanks!!

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a c 296 V Motherboard
April 8, 2010 3:17:59 PM

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

What exactly model of Acer desktop do u have?. But if the rig is currently using DDR2-800, is almost sure that support DDR2-667. BUT bear in mind that if you install 667MHz with 800MHz, the speed of all your RAM will be the lower speed.
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April 8, 2010 4:09:40 PM

So.. What is best?

4 Gb 667 or 3 Gb 800 ??
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a c 296 V Motherboard
April 8, 2010 4:48:02 PM

4GB 667
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April 9, 2010 4:39:02 AM

Thanks so much Saint19. I will install the mem and let u know how it works out!
I am currently stationed in the middle east and the tech help here leaves much to be desired , so this forum is a godsend. It's safer for mr to do my own maintenace on my computers. Thanks again! Pam
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April 9, 2010 4:41:18 AM

Btw- it's am aver desktop x3812. Which if u loom at specs online it shud have ddr3 but I was surprised when I took it apart to find a ddr2 card in there.
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April 9, 2010 4:44:37 AM

Whoops. Sorry for all the typos. I'm still getting used to my iPhone :0)
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a c 296 V Motherboard
April 9, 2010 4:53:08 AM

ohhh....we are really far. Don't worry for the threads.

Don't forget select the best answer to solve the thread.
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April 9, 2010 4:54:54 AM

Lol at him trying to get the most points on the forum.
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April 9, 2010 6:42:33 AM

Best answer selected by pc2095681.
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April 9, 2010 6:45:01 AM

My mem is Working!!! Yippeeeee!!!! I am so happy! Thank you so much! And certainly this site is bookmarked for me. Love it! If you take a computer in for service in these parts...most likely you will end up with pirated software and counterfeit parts, so I am so happy you could help me work this out. Take care!! pam
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a c 296 V Motherboard
April 9, 2010 1:05:50 PM

Any time dude, that's why we are here.
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