Best kind of memory i can purchase for my m916 board
Im having a lot of trouble finding specific stats on this motherboard that will tell me compatible memory for it. Im currently running a 1gig kit ( 2 5xx). I'm ready to purchase some more memory and im hoping an extra gig will do the work. I see on website a whole lot of ddr2-800 pc2-6400 2gb kit. I really just want to know what numbers to look for before i start shopping. Thanks!
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Re: Best kind of memory i can purchase for my m916 board
You will have to look for PC2100 (DDR266), PC2700 (DDR333), PC3200 (DDR400) memory, because DDR2 (and other types) are not supported. Only these 3 are supported. This website lists memory for you motherboard, but I don't think it is the cheapest. Just have a look around. Every memory that's of the above types will work with your motherboard
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My friend, this is a lot like saying my friend gave me a spoon, what kind of a stove should I purchase?
Go purchase a computer if you want one. Beyond your initial question, you have not given any of the specifics concerning the board ... what CPU socket it might have, kind of slots. Do you have a cabinet? A power supply? Might you have ANY componelt that might be used on this un-named board? Is the board even any good?????
What form factor does your new mother board take? Will it fit into an existing cabinet you have? Will the power supply you might have fit your board?
The nicest thing I might say my friend is put your new board on Craig's list or E-bay and get a coule bucks from it.
Unfortunately this is not a store and does not have any hardware for sale. I can, however direct you to a few websites where you can purchase affordable hardware for a computer. www.ncix.com www.newegg.com www.tigerdirect.com
Please tell me if this was useful and if it wasn't I will be more than happy to assist you further. If you would like to know where to purchase a motherboard with specific abilities (EG; specific socket, memory and PCI/PCIE/AGP) please tell me what model of computer you are using and what your price range is and I will try to help to the best of my abilities.
Hello there: The best way to find out what kind of memory should be in your system and to find out what kind and how much is in the system is to go to www.crucial.com and it will scan the computer and give you the results and tell you wht kind and how much memory your systems will saftly hold ok? I hope this is very helpful for you. Best regards Michael
these are memory slots, sometimes you can find a serial number or the name of the motherboard on the board itself then what you do is you look up the specs on the board and the specs will tell you what memory you need and to get memory try newegg.com
Repairing the motherboard needs many things to check first. What specific problem do you need to solve. Do you know the motherboard is broke for sure ? Does computer power up with the motherboard at all, What kind of motherboard is it, Whether there is memory problem or chips fried , you need to find the specific part on the board that is not working first. If you can't solve the problem , it is best to replace the motherboard with exact part model and make.
The best thing to do is strip down your motherboard down to just the cpu. Power it up and see if it will power up okay. Then start adding things back on, starting with your memory. If you have more than one memory stick, put one in at a time. You will keep doing this until you find the part that stops the system from booting. That will tell you what part is not working.
the owner's manual or motherboard manual to determine if RAM is parity
or non-parity. The website of the company you purchased the computer
from usually will tell you what kind of memory your computer needs as
Find out the speed of RAM (for example, 60 nanoseconds).
Determine whether the computer uses single in-line memory modules (SIMMs) or dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs).
Find out whether the computer uses regular, FPM, EDO, or Synch DRAMor DDR1/DDR2.
Determine the number of pins on the motherboard: 30, 72 or 168.
the cover from the machine to find the number of open RAM slots. Look
for between two and eight same-sized parallel sockets on the main
circuit board. Usually at least two of those sockets will contain RAM -
ruler-shaped circuit boards with chips on one or both sides.
Purchase additional RAM that matches existing memory specifications.
the Related eHow "How to Install RAM" to learn how to put in RAM
yourself; you can also get it installed (recommended if you don't feel
comfortable opening up your computer case).
Tips & Warnings
You usually have to install SIMMs in pairs.
you don't know how much RAM you have installed currently, check your My
Computer properties in Windows or choose About This Macintosh from the