Question about Intel ASUS X Series Motherboard P4P800-MX REV: 1.04 (ASUSP4P800MXUAYZREV104)

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PC MEMORY UPGRADE

I JUST WANT TO UPGRADE MY MEMORY. THE PROBLEM IS THAT I KEEP SEEING ALL OF THESE WARNINGS ABOUT, "HIGH AND LOW DENSITY MEMORY". I HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED A PROBLEM LIKE THIS. I JUST WANT TO KNOW IS THIS REALLY A PROBLEM? SOME OF THE ADS GIVE LISTS OF CHIPSETS THAT WILL ACCEPT HIGH DENSITY MEMORY STICKS. I NEVER SEE AN INTEL CHIPSET LISTED. WOULD YOU PLEASE CLARIFY THIS PROBLEM FOR ME? THANK YOU

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I'd suggest using a memory tool, such as the one Kingston memory has: http://shop.kingston.com/default.asp?bannersource=comju Enter the make and model of your motherboard and it will list the correct modules for your board. Crucial Memory has a similar tool.

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Pc ddr memory what is the difference between high density and low density


you need to check with board to fine what ram works with first.i use what they say to use so no problems later and save money as well ok jim

Nov 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi, I don't know if I should get single or double sided ram for this mother board, and is low density ram ok? Thanks, Wayne


This mainboard uses DDR400 memory


A High Density module is by far much slower than Low Density module at the same speed rating say PC3200/DDR400. High density modules are FAR CHEAPER, less than half the price when compare with low density modules and hence high density modules will NOT work on 90% of today's PC chipsets. LOW DENSITY modules have 100% compatibility with ALL systems and ALL chipsets. HIGH DENSITY modules only have 10% compatibility and are VERY SLOW.


So AVOID those 'High-Density - 128Mx4 config 1GB modules which is usually UNBRANDED and is NO NAME!


With this in mind it is far better to use low density Ram. Most RAM cards today are double sided, it all depends on the capacity of the RAM card.


Please rate this solloution as it it much appreciated.

Thanks.

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I need to know if my T5048 dsktop computer is a high density or low density for upgrading memory


Take a stick of the old memory with you to the store and they can identify and get you what you need.

Oct 17, 2010 | eMachines T5048 PC Desktop

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ECS 648FX-A1 can it use high density memory?


The Motherboard limitation are DDR400 = 2GB maximum size per slot
Allthough you can with slower memory DDR333 or DDR266 go to the 3GB memory limit.
Due to the age it will be trail and error on the memory types. You won't necessary get any problems with the high density memory as long as it is good quality memory and you don't exceed the slot memory limit as mentioned above.
I recommend that you download the motherboard manual and read it.

Dec 02, 2017 | EliteGroup 648FX-A Motherboard

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How do I determine what kind of memory that I need?


Go to Crucial.com and install their configuration utility through your browser. They will tell you what you have and all the combinations you can do to max out your system. Look at the specs of the RAM and you can get it from Crucial or some other vendor.

Dec 30, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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My laptop has 256K memory installed. I purchased 512 RAM (max I can add is 1024) and installed it in my hp Pavilion zt1230 laptop. Per Kahlon.com instructions, I cleaned gold leads with eraser and popped...


Is it a High Density memory? There are two different types of memory, High and Low. Low density is the universal but High density, may be cheaper but the motherboard needs to be compatible with High density memory. Although your memory fits in the slot, I think you have High density memory hence why it won't boot up and does when you remove the memory.

Dec 06, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Emachines T2240


low density works alot more often then high density, HD is just cheaper and thats mostly why it't not compatible with as many boards.
Good luck,
Lee

Jun 11, 2008 | E-Machines T2240 PC Desktop

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New ram


Memory type is the major problem with the 741GX chipset. Very touchy. I used Crucial PC3200 High Density memory to start with (2 x 1 gig Memory), system was lagging even though adjusted settings in bios. whenever a USB device was pluged in, the system would stop responding. Switched to low density memory and no problems since (Ultra PC3200 (2 x 1 gig Memory), and the USB device problem is also solved. I am running WinXP with SP2.

Jun 02, 2008 | EliteGroup 741GX-M Motherboard

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Memory Stick Installation


So it seems you got the DDR / DDR2 side of the equation correct, but unknown to most, there is 'low' and 'high' density memory.

The density of memory refers to the number of chips used to make the total amount of memory that your memory stick contains. e.g. High density memory has few, large capacity chips to make up the 1024MB of memory on the stick, whereas low density memory uses many, small capacity chips to make up the same 1024MB total on the stick.

Typically, if it is a low / high density conflict, it is the 'low density' sticks only that will boot.

Me, I purchase Kingston memory when I'm unsure what the motherboard will be, and it has never failed to work.

I fix computers.

May 19, 2008 | EliteGroup PM800M2 Motherboard

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