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If i have one set of DDR2 (dont know what kind it is cuz i got it with my HP Pavillion) and i buy another set of DDR2, can i use both or do they both have to be the same. And also do i need to re-instal windows if i replace my mobo?
post #2 of 8
if you download cpu z post back a screenshot of what it says in the memory tab, its recomended if you buy the same speed ram as the system can only run at the slowest speed ram you have, for example, if i put a stick of pc2700 ram in my pc, even though i have a pc3200 stick in my pc will default at running at pc2700 speed. sometimes you do have to re install windows, but this will be no problem if you have a retail version of windows and not the oem version, hope this helps
    
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If you're replacing the mobo, you should have a fresh restall of windows, otherwise you could run into problems.
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Heres the image but what do u mean "sometimes".
post #5 of 8
kk you have pc3200 so you should buy another stick or a set of pc3200 ram, are you going to overclock? i say sometimes because i have never had to re install windows but i know some people have had to re install it, perhaps im just lucky off topic but i play that poker game aswell lol
    
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lol that was in a tourney i had pocket aces and he went all in and i hit quad aces. lol the guy was ****ing pissed. thanxs for the info ill look into it
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4 of a kind :O ive had a royal flush before, shame it was for just a few quid hope you find some cool ram you like
    
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lol ive never had a royal flush but i want one . well thanxs and hopefulyl my parents will let me buy it BTW this is big_mama because i sometimes forget to log off my bros account
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