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I have an old Gateway E-3000 and I want to upgrade the memory and get the correct sound card (I have no sound)

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The Gateway E-3000 can only support up to 66Mhz SDRAM 256mb. Putting anything else you will get an error and you will be not be able to do anything else till you remove the extra memory.

As for sound the easiest to do for a computer that old is buy a sound dongle (circa $5.00)
sound card and memory - a874fba.jpgdb7d575.jpg Just put in any USB port, and you have sound (pretty good also, I have used these in the past and found to very reliable)

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