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What speed memory can be put in dell 5100c

Can ddr 2 800mhz pc2-6400 memory card be used in
a dell 5100c

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Yes, the 5100C motherboard can support up to 8GB of RAM. It's factory RAM is DDR2 5300, but it can accomodate DDR2-6400 800MHz as well (according to factory specs).

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I upgraded my RAM to 1 Gig but it's still showing only 256 meg. Why?


Hi this model sopport 2Gig Memory Ram.


RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM
Installed RAM 512 MB
Max Supported RAM 2 GB
Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs
Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz
Installed Cache Memory 256 KB

Please check in to your Bios system maybe share memory Video or capacity is setting

Nov 03, 2010 | Dell Dimension B110 PC Desktop

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RAM compatibilty


No, DDR 400 will not work. The best thing you can do is call Dell and give them your information. Model number and that kind of information and let them tell you what kind of ram you need. If you put the wrong type of ram in your machine it could cause major damage. There are so many different kinds of memory out there, not to mention high and low denisity. Your machine may use PC2700 high density and if you try to use PC2700 low density it will not work. One other thing that you can try is uninstall a stick of your ram and write down everything on the stickers and then go to some place like kingston memory and use their memory locator to find what you need.

Dec 01, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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I removed the old memory and installed 4 1GB cards and the computer doesn't work? Help.


Adding new memory can be tricky. First the new memory has to be compatible with the motherboard.
By that I mean, you need to know how much memory the motherboard can max out at.Can it take only 2 GB or 4GB etc. And it has to be a match to what memory speed your motherboard can handle. If your motherboard takes DDR than you must put DDR in, if it takes DDR2 than you must put DDR2 in. Look at the old memory, and try to match all the numbers you find on it. Than look up the memory specs for the motherboard to find out how much it can take.
Any computer will not operate corecctly if the memory is the wrong kind, or installed wrong.

Jul 02, 2009 | Dell Dimension E521 AMD Athlon 64 X2...

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Dell Inspiron 2400 Add RAM and Vid card?


http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim2400/en/sm_en/specs.htm

There u go! and YES, 2GB is tha maximum RAM you can have on that one.
But NO, you can NOT use PC3200 sticks, this is what you can use:
PC2100 (266-MHz) or PC2700 (333-MHz) DDR SDRAM (non-ECC)

You can read all about in the documentation obove

Good luck
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Apr 09, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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No manual - want to install SNP J0202C/512 myself


This (4th)link should answer all your questions. If you enter your service tag number Dell can help more You can also get help from where you buy the memory it's not that hard..I like the first link to find out what memory to buy. I like the second link for pricing. Please rate me mysleuth

http://www.memory-up.com/default.aspx

http://dealnews.com/memory/

http://www.ask.com/web?q=how+to+install+ram&search=search&qsrc=0&o=0&l=dir

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/product_support/product_support_central?~ck=ln&c=us&cs=19&l=en&lnki=0&s=dhs&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_4550

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Memory card compatibility with 4300


Are you talking about the memory sticks inside the computer?

If so, then yes. If you have DDR memory, it will work in most computers that use DDR memory. It's best not to mix memory, so you'd want your friends to completely remove their old stuff first.

When you compare your RAM to theirs, match up the length and where the notches are along the gold contacts of the memory sticks. If they match perfectly, then you're good to go!

From oldest to newest, we have these kinds of memory
EDO
SDRAM
RDRAM
DDR
DDR2
DDR3

Brand new PC's are using 2 and 3 (2 being the most common) Most PC's are just plain DDR because that used to be the most common. Other than this, there are other differences in memory, but they moreoften don't make a difference. =-]

Aug 20, 2008 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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Graphics card upgrade


Not compatable at all.
DDR SDRAM memory uses 184 Pin Dimms
Double-Data-Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory, better known as DDR SDRAM or DDR RAM for short, is a type of very fast computer memory. DDR RAM is based on the same architecture as SDRAM, but utilizes the clock signal differently to transfer twice the data in the same amount of time.

DDR2 SDRAM uses 240 Pin Dimms.
DDR2 SDRAM improves on DDR SDRAM by using differential signaling and lower voltages to support significant performance advantages over DDR SDRAM.

If your question has to do with buying a video card that is going to use DDR2 ram, that would be a faster graphics card. You can also get video cards with DDR3 ram which again is even faster.
Oddly enough in respect to system memory DDR2 is supposed to be faster than DDR yet the DDR memory cost more than the DDR2. Go figure.
Click the link for video cards.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=318&
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http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=XFX+AGP+8x+512MB+DDR2+video+card&btnG=Search

Need help with anything, feel free & ask.
Have a great weekend!
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Graphics card update


Step one is go to Dell and check the motherboard specifications.
Step two is go to pricewatch.com and (among the zillion of cards) select the one you can afford (select based on AGP rate...this sites takes a lot of the search out of the process).
Step three (and I forget where it is but you can google for it) there is a site (actually a couple) where you input your equipment, cpu, motherboard, etc.....and it calculates the power supply required.

As for good cards...the less expensive generic cards I have had no problems with...most use the same chip sets....doing a comparison of that can save more than just a couple bucks if looking for a real high end gamers video card. One thing I would suggest though is to balance the cpu and memory...particularly since DDR is cheap. Here are a couple of examples.
An old p3 850 htz machine with 256 mb memory is balanced. But that amount of memory on an Xp2800 machine is too little...256 and 128 are needed for balanced performance....meaning neither the cpu is waiting nor the memory is being underutilized (i.e. you get only a "nits" worth of improvement by going to two 512 although one 512 will give you a bit of a boost....say 4-6% improvement in response time. The sellers of PC...particularly bundled....almost always don't put enough memory and always put too much bloatware on the machines....getting rid of the latter (and particularly anything that is active in memory) can give you a boost you may not believe. Ccleaner (free) to fix the registry and Spybot to keep malware from being active plus Hijackthis will allow you to keep your machine at peak....you might want that since you (am guessing) are into either games or some real sophisticated editing.

Hope this helps....whoops...one last thought....these high end video cards do give you some super quick response but....very few games require that (of the total number of games out there) and with bus, cpu and memory speed improvements you might just be better off paying the same amount of money for a mobo bundle...(in fact I think you would be).....but that is your research project....lol.....not mine. Tango

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