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I want to upgrade Ram

I want to upgrade the ram but i see so many types DDR2 DDR300 i am confused as to what this motherboard will have it's got DDR SDram in it right now I have a W2060 Emachines what can i do to upgrade it.

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Hello there.

Upgrading your computer can be a complicated task, as there are lots of different types of memory available. Luckily there are means to make it much easier.

What i would suggest is clicking here and running the memory scan, it will tell you what memory you have exactly already and let you know which new memory is compatible and best suited for this system.

I have purchased and used crucial memory for a lot time, it has free delivery and lifetime warranty. If you do not want to buy it online, print out the page it shows you and take that into your local store, they will be able to choose similar memory.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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