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Compaq M700 Ram Upgrade

Hi there Does anyone know wether i can place 2 x 256MB PC 133MHz Ram on a Compaq M700? I am not sure if a Compaq M700 will accept 133MHz Ram instead of 100MHz standard and i don't want to Buy the wrong Ram. Any Help would be appreciated.

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You may struggle to find 100MHZ ram, but 133MHZ should be backward compatable, if you go to, it should give you the alternatives you can fit

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