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Acer Aspire 3690 2970

Computer has 512 RAM installed and will take 2 altogether.
Can I put in a 1G stick and a 512? I am unsure how many slots it has.
The alternative would be to take out the 512 and put in 2 1G sticks.
Please advise what I should buy to upgrade to max out the memory.

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Yes you can use a 1gb stick with a 512 but if the comp is yours from new it most likely will have two sticks by 128 in it now, so you will have to check before you go any further and if it has and you were thinking of buying a 1gb, then you will still only have 1024 + 128 = 1152 ram the other thing is to make sure the ram is the same or it can cause computer lock ups.
that model has uses 2gb max so two sticks of 1gb would be the max to use.
hope this helps.

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Crucial's website says your computer will hold up to 2GB max. There are 2 slots. Also says you can mix sizes.

Here is their link for additional info.

Acre Aspire 3690 Series Memory

You can also do a scan on the site and they will make reccommendations for you.

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