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Ok, so in my computer, I have the "Corsair Value Ram" (2x512MB) ya...value...mistake. So I'm looking at a this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145450

Should I replace this with my value ram, or add it to it?
Or, should i go for a gig of like ddr500?
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post #2 of 7
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bump... its a pretty simple question:

Should I:

Add a better gig of pc3200 to the value select? (makes 1 gig value, 1 gig "better" ram)

or

Replace it with a gig of ddr500? (so its only 1 gig of ram...but good ram)
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post #3 of 7
Replace them if you don't need 2GB, add to them if you do

I'd get these instead of those Corsair

GeIL ONE Series $144
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144341
    
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post #4 of 7
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thanks... ill order that.

im a gamer...so i guess might as well add it to make 2 gigs - i hear once u go past 1 gig its really a noticable difference
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post #5 of 7
It's not that much a difference if the current games you play don't need more than 1GB

The value RAM will only hold back the Geil One's if you want to OC them
    
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post #6 of 7
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mmmm ok. (my favorite game - halo is a very old game lol...i guess i dont need 2 gigs)

well...then i can use my value ram elsewhere in my other recording computer, or just save it. thanks.
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post #7 of 7
It depends on what you want to do with your PC, but whatever you do don't try and mix models!
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