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Want to buy more RAM..

Hi! I have a Dell Dimension DIM 3000 with 256 RAM. I want to buy and install more RAM.. but Im not sure what kind is required. Can I get some help?

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Your dell dimension takes DDR ram. These are the specs:

Supported pin types: 184 pin DIMM (regular desktop DDR ram)
Supported memory types: DDR PC2700 or DDR PC3200
Supported speeds: 333mhz or 400mhz
Supported stick sizes: 128mb, 256mb, 512mb or 1gb.
MAXIMUM MEMORY ALLOWED: 2gb (2 x 1gb sticks)


If you buy two of these you will max out for ram and give you the best performance::

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1558844&CatId=1600

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Required
Windows 2000 (SP4 or later)
Pentium4 1.6Ghz
256MB
VRAM 64MB,
NVIDIA GeForce4 series,
ATI Radeon 8500 series

Recommended
Windows XP (SP2 or later)
Pentium4 2.6GHz or better
512MB or more
VRAM 128MB,
NVIDIA GeForce4 series or better,
ATI Radeon 8500 series or better

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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dear, now-a-days, games are coming with high graphics. so its depends upon u that what kind of game u want to play.
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