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Hello, I have an used Compaq Presario 5000 with 1 GB of RAM (SDRAM) memory and I don't know whether the SDRAM is the best the computer or I should use DDR. As well, can I mix DDR and SDRAM? Thanks, Jiri

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SDRAM 168 pin non-ecc.

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Hello Jiri,

The Presario 5000 can only use SDRAM cards and no, you can not mix DDR and SDRAM. They use different hardware designs.

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RAM capacity ?


Memory Upgrade Specs for HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer. The HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer takes the PC3200 DDR SDRAM 184-pin DIMM Memory Type, and comes installed with 512MB (Removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your HewlettPackard Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer to up to a maximum memory capacity of 2 GB Memory, the system has 2 Sockets to install Memory, already with 512MB (Removable) standard Memory installed. For best Compaq Presario SR1215CL Computer performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Computer.

If you're not sure if a module is right for your system, use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules. first you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system you should always ask for a guarantee on the compatibility before making any purchase and try to buy for working pairs if possible http://www.memorystock.com/memory/HewlettPackardCompaqPresarioSR1215CL.html

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I need to know what RAM I should use in my Compaq Presario 5000 desktop computer


You have three Ram Memory slots.

EACH ram memory slot's maximum amount is 256MB
Total Maximum Amount for the computer is 768MB.

Uses SDR Sdram ram memory.

[Single Data Rate Sdram. Commonly just referred to as Sdram.

That is a misnomer.
All ram memory from SDR to DDR3 IS Sdram.

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory.

SDR Sdram = Single Data Rate Sdram
DDR Sdram = Double Data Rate Sdram
DDR2 Sdram = Double Data Rate 2 Sdram
DDR3 Sdram = Double Data Rate 3 Sdram

Just thought i would share ]

Uses SDR Sdram that operates at a frequency rate of 133MegaHertz. (133MHz)
Also known as PC133.

Make sure it is,

A) Non-Buffered
B) Non-ECC
C) Low density
D) CAS Latency of 3 (CL3)
E) Uses 3.3 Volts

Here's an example,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=423457&CatId=828

One more,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146303

For questions post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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I'm looking to upgrade the RAM in my father-in-law's computer (Compaq Presario SR1500NX desktop). All the "see what ram you need" searches on various websites that sell memory indicate PC2700 is...


This is the memory specs for the SR1500.
Presario SR1500NX Memory Specifications Standard Memory 256 MB (removable) Maximum Memory 2 GB Memory Expansion 2 sockets Memory Comments PC2700 DDR SDRAM DIMMs. CPU Type 2.0GHz AMD Sempron 3000+ Model Comments 333MHz FSB, VIA KM400A Chipset.

The PC2700 refers to the RAM speed, so you can use PC3200 which is faster RAM than PC2700, the PC3200 RAM should be more expensive not cheaper unless this supplier has stock he needs to unload.
You will not get any speed performance with the PC3200 RAM because the motherboard cannot make use of this faster RAM.

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What Ram to buy for 1.2 GHz Intel celeron Compaq 5000 desktop currently with 256MB of RAM


You have to purchase SD RAM how much? depends upon the BIOS. Kindly let me know the bios version for accurate solution.

Jun 13, 2010 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Hi i have compaq presario 5000, detailed description would be P5700/P.4-1.6G/128M/40G/D16/M. i wanted to know which mother board is inside this PC and i wanted to upgrade my ram from 128 to 1 Gb. is it...


768 meg is the most you can put in the 5000 ..your system only has 128 meg so 768 would be a considerable improvment .... "crucial.com" is a great company to get reliable memory and information ... here is their page on your computer
http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=Presario%205000%20Series%20Model%205000US





Oct 06, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Need to upgrade RAM


hi..ya you can upgrade the ram in your compaq
presario 5000.
check this out..
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Jun 09, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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RAM increment


yes just pur chase 1 128 MB or 512 MB or 256 MB ram but check first *********** bord ram module
check your old 64 Mb ram if it has 1 notch it is ddr1 or ddr2 if it has 2 notch it iks sdram
then pur chase from shop.
then fix it on secodn slot

Apr 24, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Memory upgrade


First step : Make sure the memory you purchased meets the following specifications

"168pin PC133 SDRAM DIMM" which should be easily accessible from wherever you bought it.

If not, then you can find memory here. that the company guarentee's will work with your system. Also - You want to make sure the memory that was in your system to begin with is identical to the memory you are sticking in it to get it to 512MB Systems that are this old with "PC133 SDRAM" are very picky about what kind of ram you stick in them. Make sure wherever you purchase your memory from, has a guarentee that it will work in the make/model of your computer.

Mar 14, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Have a compaq presario sr2170nx....installed 1 gb memory but not showing up. swapped the memory sticks positions and restarted but still wont show up.


If you do not get the right memory for your computer it will not work. the memory you need is listed in the table below. And pay attention to the max amount of ram. Your system can only hold 2 gig and it comes with one gig installed

Component Attributes Memory Installed 1 GB Maximum allowed 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) Speed supported PC2-4200 MB/sec Type 240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM

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Ram issue with compaq presario 5000 G1 Series


as you can see from the information below there are different requirements for RAM to work stable in your system . Most importand are the RAM VOLTAGE , SPEED , and Configuration of chips. you will need to consult the manual for qualified RAM requirements. Some RAM will work but not very stable. make sure the voltage supplied by your system is enough for the RAM. If you are running DDR RAM in dual channel mode, the ram needs to be the same size also. DIMM modules for the HP computer must meet the following requirements
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  • DDR memory requires a 184-pin slot and 1.8 operating voltage.
  • DDR2 memory is not compatible with DDR1 memory and requires a 240-pin slot and 2.5 operating voltage.
  • Synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM): Only use DDR type SDRAM memory if the computer came with DDR-SDRAM.
  • SO-DIMM modules for the HP computer must meet the following requirements
    • The number of pins on the DIMM must match the socket type.
    • SO-DIMM memory requires a 200-pin slot.
    • DDR2 SO-DIMMs are not compatible with DDR1 DIMM and DDR2 DIMM memory modules.
    • With a computer running at a system bus of 533 MHz or 667 MHz, use a PC2-4200 (DDR2 DIMM 533) type.
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      • Same density (256MB, 512MB, etc.)
      • Same DRAM chip technology (x8 or x16)
      • All either single-sided or dual-sided
      • Matched in both Channel A and Channel B memory channels

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