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Can I install Windows XP SP2 to this motherboard?

I tried and it did. I also used Windows media player 11 and internet explorer 7. I observed the PC initialize too slow. I have a 128 MB SDRAM PC 133 installed. will additional SDRAM could make this pc work faster? Thanks..... melch

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Yes, much faster, the minimum amount of memory XP needs to run fairly smoothly is 512MB of memory, especially if you have onboard (shared) graphics as this will be taken from your initial memory as well. So to sum up if you have 128MB ram in at the moment and your graphics memory just to run a normal application will use a minimum of 8MB, take this away from 128Mb = 120MB, if you run a dvd film or a game upto 64MB will be used leaving 64MB for the system, not to mention the memory programmes take to start up quiker the next time you use the programme.

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