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How do I find my memory module on the computer?

Can I open up the computer and see what type of memory module it is? Or are there different types which look the same?

I have an intel celeron processor 564 mhz, 128 mb ram. My daughter is using it for school work, etc.

I bought a memory module ddr2, 512mb, pc5300/4200 (667/533 mhz)

do you think I can install it? The computer was given to her but it doesn't have a manual. If I can find one online I would but I haven't been able to.

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  • Angela Guevara Mar 04, 2009

    I found out they don't look alike. it's a kvrpc100/128-cr module. but the one I bought is a 512b ddr2, 667 mhz.



    I'll use it in another computer because I don't think they're compatible.

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there.
    We need to know the make and model of the motherboard or desktop computer first before we can determine which type of memory it uses and to give you direction on how to install it.

    regards


  • Shakeel Muradali May 11, 2010

    the type of memory your computer uses is most likely an SD RAM or a DDR1 type memory,



    IS this a laptop or a desktop computer?

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Here's the thing, there are a lot of different flavors of ram (with differences in voltages). If you can post the type of motherboard you have I can easily look up which mods your machine can support.

You can download this utility if you want to try to identify your hardware without opening up the box...

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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    John Elliott Mar 04, 2009

    For ultimate compatibility (based on the chip number you provided) your machine uses 168 pin PC100 SDRAM (it probably supports PC133 also but I'm going by the existing ram mod). Your best bet is to upgrade it with two 256mb mods (for a total of 512mb) as I can't be sure if your machine will support 512mb mods. Again, if you can post the motherboard and/or make and model of the PC I could tell you exactly what it supports.

    Many brick and mortar vendors don't carry these mods (or if they do they're on the expensive side).
    These chips can be picked up on ebay used for about $10 each. New ones run about $20 (w/shipping).

    As for the DDR2 you purchased - if you plan to use it in another machine you'll want to verify the voltage of the chips and check the memory upgrade specs for the board you're planning on putting it into to make sure it's compatible.

    Good luck!

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Hi,

You can go here and they will tell you what type of memory is compatible with your system. Just enter in the information and they will show you all types and sizes that are available with that system.

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    Garrett Murray Mar 04, 2009

    Hi,



    Its simple to install, like changing the air filter on a car. Open the case remove the memory line up knotches with slots on board and push down only applying a little pressure, dont want to go nuts and bend the board, but it will take a little force to lock into place. Make sure the tabs on the sides are locked in and close up the case. Verify in the sytem properites to see if the memory is accepted, by right clicking on my computer and clicking properities. Also make sure the computer is unplugged and you ground yourself before attempting to do this.



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Hi there
yes you can open up the case and see the memory you have jsut make sure that u turn off the computer first . i recomend that if you are going to update your memory i would first remove one of the sticks of memory and compare it to the one that u have and make sure they match i.e. how many slots are on the sticks length ect ect and if it does match yes go ahead and install it. once u istall it and turn on the computer you will get a memory change notice. ok best regards mike

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    Michael Thomas Mar 04, 2009

    Hi there again.

    hey i sent intel a e-mail about your processot and what you have and what you are trying to do.. this morning i just recieved a e-mail from intel and they have stated and guaranteed that the information that you have gaven me with your processor type ect ect will work as long as the memory stick has the same slot (s) they are recomending that you go to 2- 256 modules for the best performance for your machine but yes the stick that you have would be compatable for your system as long as the stick has tyhe same slots

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