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Hi,ive got a computer with an asrock k7s41gx board.i want to upgrade the memory.at present it has 512mb and i want to put 1gb in,can i use ddr2 memory or does it have to be normal ddr?can you tell me the maximum capacity of memory on this board?basicaly ihave an epson dx8450 printer and my machine says it hasnt got enough memory to run it.can you help?thank you.

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Http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=K7S41GX, click on this link and read about your motherboard. I think you can only use the normal DDR memory.

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