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February 10, 2003 2:13:25 PM

Don't laugh.... I recently bought an Emachines t1842. It has 128MB of PC2100 DDR SDRAM. I was wondering if SDRAM can be swapped out for RDRAM and if it is worth the cost, or if I should just install more SDRAM. The system says it's expandable up to 2GB. It has a 1.8GB Celeron, and a 40 GB HD. I mainly use it for looking at the internet and downloading music. If anybody would be so kind as to answer this computer novices questions it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mike.

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February 10, 2003 2:32:29 PM

You will have to buy more DDR SDRAM. You would have to buy a new motherboard if you wanted to use RDRAM.

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February 10, 2003 2:51:31 PM

Thank you for the reply. I need all the help I can get. The last computer I used was an old Commadore 128 back in
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February 10, 2003 3:57:24 PM

Don't know what happened there but I was trying to say back in the '80's so as you can see I need all the help I can get.
February 10, 2003 11:17:00 PM

HeHe! E-machine?
Just kidding. :smile:
Get a stick of DDR 2100, 256meg. That way, if you can't use the two sticks together, you still double your RAM.

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February 10, 2003 11:23:33 PM

Oh I see how you are, pick on the poor guy with the Emachine...lol.
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February 11, 2003 5:09:01 AM

Add another stick of DDR SDRAM. Then when you get the bucks, if you want more speed use a P4. I just sold an OLD system faster than yours for $300.

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