Memory Upgrade recommendations

Hello, I would like to buy new memory for an upgrade to this system. Any recommendations? Running Windows 7 (64 bit) Professional SP1 and now have 3 GB, planning to go to 8 GB. Also need to know if I need to reset the Bios.

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 03/03/2009-RS740-SB700-6A669G07C-00
Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2 v2.0

Front Side Bus Properties:
Bus Type AMD K10
Real Clock 200 MHz
Effective Clock 200 MHz
HyperTransport Clock 1000 MHz
North Bridge Clock 2000 MHz

Memory Bus Properties:
Bus Type Unganged Dual DDR2 SDRAM
Bus Width 128-bit
DRAM:FSB Ratio 10:6
Real Clock 333 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 667 MHz
Bandwidth 10667 MB/s

Motherboard Physical Info:
CPU Sockets/Slots 1 Socket AM2
Expansion Slots 2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16
Integrated Devices Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN
Form Factor Micro ATX
Motherboard Size 230 mm x 240 mm
Motherboard Chipset AMD740G



Computer Type ACPI x64-based PC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 1
Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 (IE 9.0)
DirectX DirectX 11.0
Computer Name CUSTOM1
User Name Dad
SMTP E-mail Address
Logon Domain CUSTOM1
Date / Time 2013-02-02 / 23:09

CPU Type TripleCore AMD Phenom II X3 Black Edition 720, 2800 MHz (14 x 200)
Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2 v2.0 (2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN)
Motherboard Chipset AMD 740G, AMD K10
System Memory 3072 MB (DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM)
DIMM1: Kingston 1 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
DIMM2: Kingston 2 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
BIOS Type Award Modular (03/03/09)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series (1024 MB)
Video Adapter ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series (1024 MB)
3D Accelerator ATI Radeon HD 4670 (RV730)
Monitor Dell SE198WFP (Digital) [19" LCD] (737317B61GCS
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  1. Sorry but your board doesn't support DDR3.
  2. Yes, I know, but isnt there some ddr2 that comes in 4 gb sticks?
  3. sure, hang on

    Buy two of these and you should have 8GB
  4. thanks, wanted to buy kingston hyperx or crucial ballistix but they dont seem to be available any longer in 8 gb kits. I see that ocz has even gone by the wayside.
  5. Yea strangely enough DDR3 kits are cheaper than DDR2
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