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So I have a Dell. And this summer I'm looking to build my own system. I'm starting with things that I can integrate into my current system and then move into my new one. I.E. I bought an evga agp card intending to use the step up policy.
Well now I'm looking into ram. My only concern is whether or not my mobo can use ddr2 ram. It came stock with ddr ram. The model number is 0F4491, it's by Dell, which i hate. So if you can help me out here I would be very much thankful.
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Are you sure you wanna upgrade a Dell?, it's seriously easier building from scratch.
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If your mobo came with DDR, then it will not support DDR2. What socket is your CPU?
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socket 478 mPGA
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http://support.dell.com/support/topi...04&l=en&s=hied

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For a new processor you will need a new motherboard to support it, and consequently, after getting the new motherboard, you will need the correct type of RAM to insert into it. Then you need to make sure that youre motherboard supports the graphics card you arecurrently using, if not then you will have to buy another one. Usually, as you can well see, it's better to build form scratch.
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