crucial.com/uk will probably be able to identify the kind of RAM you need.
It's certainly not the case that "standard 1GB modules" will cover it; there
are as many types of RAM as there are stars in the sky...
On Jan 22, 2008 5:49 PM, Braun Brelin <bbrelin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>> I was just given a free second hand computer (desktop, not
> laptop) and I'm looking at doing some major upgrades to it.
> It has 1GB of RAM in it but I'm probably going to expand it to 4 GB. It
> used to be the case that you had to
> know what motherboard manufacturer you had and the type of RAM (SIMMs,
> DIMMs, SIPPS, etc.) you needed
> This was some years back so I'd like to know has this situation changed?
> I.e. if I go in to a PC store like Power City
> or IT Direct, can I just buy "standard" 1 GB modules off the shelf or will
> have to crack open the case and look at the
> RAM and motherboard I've got? The system is probably not more than a year
> two old.
> Irish Linux Users' Group mailing list
> About this list : http://mail.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/ilug> Who we are : http://www.linux.ie/> Where we are : http://www.linux.ie/map/>
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!