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memory needed but unsure

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cubbycuddly, Jan 9, 2003.

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  1. cubbycuddly

    cubbycuddly Thread Starter

    Dec 1, 2001

    i need to upgrade my memory. I know that i already have SDRAM installed. Is this all you need to know when purchasing more?

    In case not, I have copied and pasted the details of my computer, hoping that someone can advise me about what kind of memory i need to go out and buy.

    Thanks in advance.


    System Alphacode Search

    Alpha Code U117 System Name Studio Writer
    Description U117 STUDIO WRITER

    Processor Athlon 800 Memory 128MB SDRAM
    Cache 0K Graphics INTEL 4XAGP GRAPHICS
    Mainboard MS-6340 KM Case MICRO ATX TOWER
    I/O PCI IDE (ENHANCED) PSU Delta DPS-145PB-111 A Rev00
    HDD 1 30GB HDD 2 NONE
    Comms 56K Modem-CNR

    Restore Pack Restore Pack 1: V1.4 ME Extras CD

    Addition Tiny Extras CD V1.5 Addition DVD Rom 6x
    Addition CDRW Addition Onboard Wavetable 32

  2. brianF


    Dec 2, 1999
    This should be what you need

    SDRAM, PC133 • CL=2 • Unbuffered • Non-parity • 7.5ns • 3.3V

    You can check using www.crucial.com configurator, although there are about 5 different motherboards with that number they looked like they all used the above, the last configuration info on the above is missing as that changes with the size of the chip you but
  3. TOGG


    Apr 2, 2002

    You can find out just about everything about the software and hardware on your comp using a utility called AIDA32;


    The version you need, if you decided to try it, is 3.20 released last month (not the recently released 'preview' version which, I think, means its beta).
    It's freeware and quite easy to use.

    Because its only reading fixed product identity details it should not amend any files or settings but, as with any program, read all the details before you try and use it. Be particularly careful with the Report function because if you elected to go for a print out you could get dozens of pages its so detailed!
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