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Replaced a 512mb memory for the pny 2x1GB ddr2 pc2-5300

Once again I replaced a 512mb memory for the pny 2x1GB ddr2 pc2-5300 to improve mysystem performance but when i turn it on my system shut down a whileafter i had log in to my account then i removed the memory card on theright side and now it did work. my computer is a compaq presario SR5010NX with a 945GXT-HM Motherboard for more info click or copy the link below
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00910113
do ineed a better power supply to make it worked mine has 250Watts ofoutput

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No just make sure there both in good condition one could be burned out like you could try using your 512 and a 1 gb or a 256 and see if that helps

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My comuter say it is low on virtual memory and windows is increasing it. This is the 3rd or 4th time it has happend in the last month. Is there something I need to do. It is on automatic scanning. I have a...


Virtual Memory is the space Windows uses to put information on your Hard drive when there is not enough RAM ( your 512Mb DDR2) to hold it.

To change this you need to Right click on "My computer" and select "properties " click on the Advance tab then click on "Performance/Settings" once in the perfomance section click on "Advanced" again and down near the bottom you will see "Virtual Memory" click on "Change" this will take you to a page hat will show you your C drive and the Paging file Size ( Virtual memory) near the bottom of this pag you will see a minimum allowed a recommended and a currently allocated. above this you need to select "Custom Size " and in the initial size enter the currently allocated number then for the maximum size enter the "recommended" number. Click on "SET" then OK 3 times. You will need to restert your computer for these changes to take effect and once done you should not receive that warning again.

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Just bought 2 1GB PNY dual Chanel memory modules for my Computer Make: HP Pavilion 061 Computer Model: RJ181AA-ABA a1600n Currently has Memory: 4 slots: 512 MB, 512 MB, empty, empty QUESTION: which slots...


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Start off by putting the first memory module in DIMM slot 0 this is the slot nearest the processor. DIMM slot 1 is the slost after DIMM 0.



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Does the acer aspire 5315 2077 require a certain type of memory?


Go to www.crucial.com and click on the scan my system button to see what configuration of Memory Modules are installed on your laptop.

Here are some other details:

Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-5300 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.
Chipset: Intel 960GML
Drive Form Factor: 2.5"
Drive Interface: SATA
Maximum Memory: 2048MB
Slots: 2 (2 banks of 1)
Standard Memory: 512MB removable
USB Support: 2.x Compliant

Q: What memory goes into my computer, and will a faster speed be backward-compatible?
A: DDR2 memory with support for DDR2 PC2-5300 speeds.

Q: How much memory can my computer handle?
A: 2048MB.

Adding the maximum amount of memory will improve performance and help extend the useful life of your system as you run increasingly demanding software applications in the future.

Q: Do I have to install matching pairs?
A: No.

No, you can install modules one at a time, and you can mix different densities of modules in your computer. But if your computer supports dual-channel memory configurations, you should install in identical pairs (preferably in kits) for optimal performance.

Q: Does my computer support dual-channel memory?
A: Yes.

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How to install PNY OPTIMA 2GB DDR2 667 MHz memory card in lap top


Turn the computer off.
Remove the battery.
Unplug the AC adapter.
Turn the computer bottom-up.
Look for a few screws that secure a small panel.
Unscrew those screws, and remove the panel.
If you've selected the right panel, you should see your current RAM.
On the LEFT and RIGHT edges, there are small "fingers" that are holding the RAM.
Gently pull those fingers away from the RAM, and it should pop-up slightly, and you should be able to remove the RAM.
Notice that the "notch" in the middle of the RAM is slightly off-centre.
Insert the new RAM into the socket, and gently press down, until those two fingers "click" to grab the new RAM.

Depending on your "old" RAM, you may have:
* one "occupied" RAM slot (1GB), and one "empty" RAM slot;
* two "occupied" RAM slots (512MB/stick).

So, you may have to remove one RAM stick, to expose an "empty" RAM-slot "hidden" under the RAM.
Or, the "empty" RAM-slot may be visible without removing the RAM.

Or, you may have to remove one of the 512MB RAM-sticks, in order to free-up a slot for the "new" RAM.

Replace the cover-panel, and screw it in.
Reconnect the battery.
Reconnect the power-supply.

Start the computer.
Click Start
Point at My Computer
Right-mouse click on My Computer
Choose Properties
It should display your CPU-speed and the "new" amount of installed RAM.


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I replaced a 512mb memory for the pny 2x1GB ddr2 pc2-5300 to improve my system performance but when i turn it on my system shut down a while after i had log in to my account then i removed the memory card...


You may have a bad memory stick. If the two are not exactly the same spec they may not be compatible.

Haev you checked that your motherboard is capable of handling 2gb of memory? And that it is the correct type of memory(size and speed) and that you are placing it in the correct slots(ddr2 only goes in ddr2 slots and ddr only works in ddr)

The power supply makes no real difference to memory, replacing that is not a solution

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Memory Upgrade problem


You have the correct memory, however, did you replace memory in both available slots with same capacity/clockspeed sticks? The below is from the Spec sheet for your computer.

512MB(min)/2048MB (max), 2 memory slots using 256MB, 512MB, 1024MB or 2048MB PC4200 DDR2 533MHz SDRAM,
dualchannel support requires two memory modules of same capacity and clockspeed

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HOW TO FIND RAM CAPACITY OF INTEL D102GGC2


Intel D102GGC2 Motherboard Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-5300 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.*
Maximum Memory Capacity: 2048MB
* Currently Installed Memory: 512mb Number of Banks: 2
* Dual Channel Support: Yes
* CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
* Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.
Your MotherBoard Supports up to 2GB of memory.

You have 512mb, you can add 512mb to the empty slot.
, however,It's a good idea to keep them the same if you can.
You can install memory that is: DDR2 PC2-5300 (PC2-5300 is 667Mhz) you can use 1gb memory in each module for best performance and matching pairs since your motherborad supports dual channel.you can use sound card and SATA hard disk for higher disk support

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Upgrade problems


Your system comes stock with one stick of DDR2 (512 MB), which means that it is _ not_ dual channel DDR2 memory as dual channel DDR2 must be installed in matched pairs. Try to exchange the new memory for 2G of some single channel DDR2.

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PNY memory


Hi

Dell Dimension 5150 supports DDR2 400MHz (PC2-3200) and DDR2 533MHz (PC2-4300) unbuffered SDRAM Memory (DIMM). You may install a total of four DIMMs in capacities of 256MB, 512MB, or 1GB. The maximum memory supported is 4GB.

From your query, I think the obvious question is; What is specification of the PNY DIMM and/or does the PNY DIMM meet the requirements for Dimension 5150?

Check for memory configuration and installation procedures for Dimension 5150 - http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/en/sm/parts1.htm#wp1364711

The Chipset used on Dimension 5150 is Intel 945G Express. I am not aware of specific compatibility issues regarding the Intel 945G and PNY Memory modules. However, there may really be known issues that I am not aware of.

To proceed, ensure that the PNY Memory is compatible with Dimension 5150. If not, install compatible (memory type, speed, capacity) DIMMs.

Let me know if further help is needed.

Mike

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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!
Mike

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