Mixing memory sizes?

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Mixing memory sizes?

Hello, I have 256x2 (512 total) installed in a Dell Dimension 8300 at present.

Can I add a 1gb module to give me 1.5 gb total memory?

 

Thanks...knotty

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Re: Mixing memory sizes?

Hello,

 

Yes, in this system you can mix sizes, however you receive best performance by installing in pairs.  If you do not plan to ever upgrade this system again, I'd recommend getting a 1GB kit (512MB x 2).  Doing this will allow your system to keep running in dual channel.  See the following link for the upgrades for your system:

 

US Store

 

UK Store

 

 

 

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