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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ilyabyk1983, Dec 6, 2007.

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  1. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    Hi everybody! I have a little question. I have Dell Dimension E521. I have four slots for RAM modules. I filled it with 4 x 512 MB RAM modules. Now I heard that there is ONE (1) module size of 1 gigabyte.
    First question, is that true?
    Second question, where can I sell my old modules?
    And a final question, what is the name (if there are modules like that) and where do they sell them for the cheapest price possible, those 1 gigabyte RAM modules?
     
  2. ICONIC

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    you can buy 1GB of ram at any computer store. As for your 512mb i would say if you really want to sell them you can do it over the internet or at a locally run store i guess
     
  3. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    Yes, that is a very clear answer
    NO.
    A little more info please? Exactly where can I sell them (a site), and the exact place to buy the big modules instead!
     
  4. Waldo_II

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    One gigabyte RAM modules are very common. Even two gigabyte modules are commonly found. You can get one gigabyte modules at nearly any computer store or online store.

    1024MB 667MHz DDR2 - $20
    1024MB 800MHz DDR2 - $22

    2048MB 667 MHz DDR2 - $45
    2048MB 800MHz DDR2 - $45

    2x 1024MB 667MHz (Dual Channel) DDR2 - $40
    2x 1024MB 800MHz (Dual Channel) DDR2 - $43

    If you prefer not to buy them online, you can get them at any computer store. Best Buy, Circuit City, Comp USA, that little store in the mall next to Foot Locker, anywhere.

    As for selling your old modules, sell them as you would sell anything else. eBay, friends, coworkers, etc. There isn't a place out there that is dedicated to buying old hardware (as far as I know).
     
  5. randy_california

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    Go here Crucial - The Memory Experts under memory upgrades and either scan or use the Memory Advisor tool.
    They'll tell you everything you need to know about the memory for you computer.

    You can also get and idea of how much your 512MB modules are worth.

    Craigslist.com for your city would be a good place for selling locally.
     
  6. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    WOW!!! Thank you guys!!!

    The only thing left is what do I do with 4 (four) 512 MB modules I have?
     
  7. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    Woo! I didn't read carefully! Craiglist, so I need to pull them out to take a picture of them. It's a good idea, but this little problem. Don't want to open up my PC, take them out, and take a picture of them. Then put them back in. I was thinking of maybe there is some site where I can sell them to. Like I did with my old cell phones, I sold them to some place. And they send me a PREPAID label and a box to put them in!
     
  8. Rich-M

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    Find out exactly what they are and then do a Google search for them and you can copy and paste a picture from somewhere. best place to sell them is actually www.ebay.com.
    Siw will tell you exactly what they are and everything else in your pc:
    http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html
     
  9. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    Thank you all! Got it! Will do everything that was told! Thank you all!

    Resolved
     
  10. Rich-M

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    Welcome let us know how it all comes out.
     
  11. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    Most likely I will buy from NewEgg. "Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 750 (PC2 6000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model KHX6000D2K2/2G" or "WINTEC AMPX 1GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model 3AXT6400SE5-1024 - Retail" X 2, but thank you all for your help!!!
     
  12. Rich-M

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    Don't buy anything until you check compatibility for your board. For Kingston you can do that at www.kingston.com. then buy it wherever you like. www.crucial.com and www.corsair.com are other places you can do that. Wintec is not an original maker and you will not be able to check compatibility so i would forget that one.
     
  13. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    How about "pqi 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model MAB44GUOE-X2"?
     
  14. Rich-M

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    Junk and you cannot prove compatibility. I am not being mean at all, but you have a really tough motherboard and ram is getting tougher and tougher to match to boards as we get further along with faster and faster speed ram. You need to choose ram that a configurator tells you will work with your board, especially when you have a really cheap board as Foxconn who now makes the boards for Dell.
     
  15. ilyabyk1983

    ilyabyk1983 Banned Thread Starter

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    I think I will buy this. I ran the test, as I was told! And I can install 4x 1G or 2x 2G. Thank you all! Another sort of question for all of you. I have a laptop, I need to install a CD-R/DVD there. Its BLACK, can any body tell me where I can buy the cheapest possible CD-R/DVD?
     
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