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Windows 7: Ram Compatibilty

12 Dec 2011   #1
abdullahtaha

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Ram Compatibilty

hi

can i use my a 256mb ram from my old computer on 2 years old core 2 duo with 2 gb ram !!

will it work with 2 gb + 256mb !! the old 1 is ddr2 and my 2gb is also ddr2

my old computer had ddr1 so i coundnt use the ddr2 ram on it so its still new !!


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12 Dec 2011   #2
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If it's the same version - DDR2 than maybe. You need to see what your owners manual say about using different densities - 2GB modules mixed with 256MB modules.

Personally I wouldn't recommend it, with those modules being so low (256MB) I'd just as soon get a 1 or 2gig module and go with that.

See pages 36, 37, and 38 in the link here - http://downloadmirror.intel.com/1506...01_English.pdf
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12 Dec 2011   #3
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Run the Crucial memory scanner, which will check your RAM setup and advise on the best upgrade for your system.

SDRAM, DDR2 and DDR RAM memory upgrades from Crucial.com
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