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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by rgray21, Jan 26, 2005.

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  1. rgray21

    rgray21 Thread Starter

    Dec 26, 2004
    whats the difference between low and high density in ram? does it make any difference when buying. i'm looking for 256mb pc133 sdram
  2. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

    Mar 26, 2002
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    moving to hardware for better assistance.

    To be honest I don't think there is any noticable difference, consider its older memory.
  3. McTimson


    Aug 15, 2002
    Basically, low density RAM has chips on only one side of the stick, while high density RAM has chips on both sides. Some motherboards were compatible with only low density RAM, so high density will not work in them. If you have the choice, I think it would be better to get low density, just in case yours is not compatible...but if you have the manual for your motherboard, it might say it there, or post the model of your motherboard, and someone can probably figure it out.
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