View Full Version : question about compatible memory for intel 945G express chipset
09-15-2005, 01:11 AM
the RAM that comes with the dell 5100 (intel 945G chipset) has a clock speed of 400mhz. can i replace this ram with those w/ 533mhz clock speed?
09-15-2005, 01:30 AM
Yes (as long as it's DDR2) but there won't be any performance increase.
09-15-2005, 04:07 PM
cool...any harm in mixing speeds? 400mhz ram + 533mhz ram?
nate el bueno
09-15-2005, 09:41 PM
there wont be any harm, but boths sticks will run at the speed of the slower one.
09-15-2005, 10:10 PM
Should run both stick at the same speed otherwise you are not optimizing the dual channel setup.
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