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I have a set of 2 256 184 pin ram modules is there any way I can stuff these lil things into my compaq thats at 164 pin? I was told I could... but you guys are the experts!

Thanks so much
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I don't see how..........who told you that you could?


:shrug:

I've been wrong before, but I've never heard of it.......
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My uncle did but I dont think he knew what I was talking about, cuz he knows his computer stuff so thats y I wanna ask here too but I would call him or hop on guild wars but since I've only 256mb o ram it takes forever! I guess I can just try to do it
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My uncle did but I dont think he knew what I was talking about, cuz he knows his computer stuff so thats y I wanna ask here too but I would call him or hop on guild wars but since I've only 256mb o ram it takes forever! I guess I can just try to do it
It won't work, 184 pin DDR isn't compatible with 168pin PC1xx memory..sorry.
    
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Bummer that sucks but o well so I guess its up to next years income taxes (buyin a house and a vehicle for the new kid eat up the 5stacks I [I]was[I] gonna get)
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