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Upgrading 3.33GHz 512MB RAM Windows XP PC

Q: Upgrading 3.33GHz 512MB RAM Windows XP PC

Hi all I have an eMachines W Ghz MB RAM Windows XP Media Center PC bought in - ish It s not my regular computer it s my old computer that is at my parent s house I visit them every - months depending on my schedule so those are the only times that I am on this PC I do not game or do heavy intensive type things I am a full time nurse and part time student so the majority of what I do is browsing the internet Microsoft Word documents for homework email etc I don t stream music videos or any other type of media I d like to make this computer work a RAM 3.33GHz XP Upgrading Windows PC 512MB little faster if possible I know there is Upgrading 3.33GHz 512MB RAM Windows XP PC controversy over upgrading the RAM in older computers so I m wondering if my situation would benefit from that at all To even click the start menu you can hear the computer crunching and it really gets on my nerves Switching tabs in Google Chrome loads slowly from top to bottom like I m trying to load a large photo from Google Image Search Aside from all that I don t see a need to purchase a whole new computer simply for - weeks usage for - times per year If this is the best speed this computer can do I can put up with it however if there is anything I can do with the RAM that would be nice as well I deleted a lot of programs in the Add Remove Programs list ran a registry fix and changed some settings on how things load in the computer I really don t want to change the visual to the classic mode I did a scan with Crucial System Scanner and it located my MB of DDR RAM and suggested GB of DDR PC or PC RAM -pin DIMM I have Amazon Prime free shipping and found Komputerbay GB x GB DDR DIMM PIN Mhz PC for with free shipping This seems like a fairly cheap upgrade also advertises a lifetime warranty not sure how legit that is but I m concerned that it will actually help and also be compatible Suggestions and thoughts would be greatly appreciated Thanks nbsp

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A: Upgrading 3.33GHz 512MB RAM Windows XP PC

eriley1987 said:





Hi all,

I have an eMachines W3503 3.33 Ghz 512 MB RAM Windows XP Media Center 2005 PC (bought in 2005-2006ish). It's not my regular computer, it's my old computer that is at my parent's house. I visit them every 3-4 months depending on my schedule, so those are the only times that I am on this PC. I do not game or do heavy, intensive type things. I am a full time nurse and part time student, so the majority of what I do is browsing the internet, Microsoft Word documents for homework, email, etc. I don't stream music, videos, or any other type of media.

I'd like to make this computer work a little faster, if possible. I know there is controversy over upgrading the RAM in older computers, so I'm wondering if my situation would benefit from that at all. To even click the start menu you can hear the computer crunching and it really gets on my nerves. Switching tabs in Google Chrome loads slowly from top to bottom... like I'm trying to load a large photo from Google Image Search. Aside from all that, I don't see a need to purchase a whole new computer simply for 1-2 weeks usage for 3-4 times per year. If this is the best speed this computer can do, I can put up with it, however if there is anything I can do with the RAM, that would be nice, as well.

I deleted a lot of programs in the Add/Remove Programs list, ran a registry fix, and changed some settings on how things load in the computer. I really don't want to change the visual to the classic mode. I did a scan with Crucial System Scanner and it located my 512 MB of DDR RAM and suggested 2 GB of DDR (PC2700 or PC3200) RAM 184-pin DIMM. I have Amazon Prime free shipping and found Komputerbay 2GB (2x1GB) DDR DIMM (184 PIN) 400 Mhz PC 3200 for $34.99 with free shipping. This seems like a fairly cheap upgrade (also advertises a lifetime warranty, not sure how legit that is), but I'm concerned that it will actually help and also be compatible.

Suggestions and thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!Click to expand...

Upgrading the RAM is probably the only solution for such a dated PC. I would say upgrade to Windows 7, but that will set you back $100 bucks and it wont run that fast on such an old PC. I would say go with Crucial RAM, they have good support and good quality. Go for either one of these:
http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-PC320...&keywords=2+GB+of+DDR+PC3200+RAM+184-pin+DIMM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231039

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My system specs are as follws:
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If you need any other info then please just ask me and I'll let you know.
Hope someone can help please. Thank you.
 

A:Pentium 4 3.60GHz upgrading to Pentium Dual Core E6800 3.33GHz

I'm absolutely certain you won't be able to do that, period. That newer Pentium Dual Core is not in any way, backwards compatible with your motherboard.

Well, it is the same socket. So, it would go in, but it surely won't run. Intel 915 chipset is 32 bit only. Thus, you couldn't even go forward to Cedar Mill core P-4s, which are 64 bit.
 

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A:Upgrading from 256MB to 512MB RAM

Idunno 20-30 bucks for1gig of ram could be worth it, another 256 would show a performance increasse, but nothing flashy.
 

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A:Solved: ATI Radeon HD3870 512MB GDDR4 or nVidia GeForce 9800 GT 512MB

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A:Pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 - Upgrade

Alpha Gamer said:





A friend complained that her pentium u5600 @ 1.33ghz 2Gb ddr3 is very sluggish. I suggested upgrading to 8Gb ddr3 ram. But after that, I found out that this particular cpu is rather slow for nowadays and I have my doubts that even with such upgrade it would get much better.

What you think?Click to expand...

Slow for what purpose? Basic computing or are we talking about something more?

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Beyond that it would just come down to what the machine is used for.
 

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A:bought 512mb of Azenram ram, but my computer still says it only has 512MB still

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http://www3.sympatico.ca/gtopala/

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A:Dell bios says 1gb but windows says 512mb

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Raybro
 

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A:What RAM is better, 1GB or (2) 512mb?

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Quote: Originally Posted by Fhadso


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A:Is my card 512MB or 1GB?

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17RiCkE17 said:

Is it better if you get two 512MB Ram sticks or just get a single 1GB Ram stickClick to expand...

I prefer two 512s--the advantage being that you can troubleshoot problems by swapping out the one or the other stick. Two may actually work a little faster (athough I've heard the opposite), but its neglible. To me, the troubleshooting aspect is the key. Also, if you have only one stick and it goes bad--your computer may not boot at all whereas with two, only one will go bad at a time.

Anyway, I was faced with the same choice and opted for two stick rather than one. Now if you are going to have two Gigs of Ram, then you are of course better off with two 1 Gig sticks. But if you have only one Gig, then you are better off with two 512s.
 

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A:What about ATI HD 4650 512mb 128bits?

And im sorry about my english. Not speak verywell ... yet.

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Thanks.
 

A:X1600 pro agp 512mb, broken?

Are the "other graphics cards" the same brand and model, or have you tried other models from other manufacturers? If it happens with other video graphics cards and drivers, you may have a serious Windows problem, or a defective motherboard.
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Sounds like the Bearings in the HSF could be cactus...

Either way I would take it back for a replacement.
 

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Welcome Prasit!
Before we can do anything, you need to fill out your system specs located in the lower left hand corner of your post...

Thanks!

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What type of PSU is that? If it's a generic crappy it will not perform well. That could be you're problem right there.


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Boot into Setup (Bios) how much does the RAM show here? Also, run the Crucial System Scanner. This will read your RAM and tell you what type it is and how much is installed etc. Did you remove the stick closest to the Processor?

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Wow thats a great review! I think im still going to go with an xfx 8800gt, the speeds of the xfx version are slightly higher than the other 8800gt models.
I wish i had the extra 70 bucks or so for the new 8800gts.

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Goto the link and use the pull-downs to select your graphics card and the version of Win8 drivers you want (32-bit or 64-bit): AMD Graphics Drivers & Software

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Hi Wardy,

you might want to check out the new radeo Omega Driver with the latest catalist.
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no issues here.

http://www.omegadrivers.net/ati/win2k_xp.php

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A:512MB video card

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Krystianb said:





Hey guys I have 4 Slots of ram DDR1. 3 of those are filled up with 512mb's If i buy a DDR1 1GB, Would it work? and make it 2.5Gb Ram ?Click to expand...

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A:Sapphire X1950 Pro 512MB AGP

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A:Keep 8800 GTS 512MB or get the new 4870?

What are your current specs?

Here is a comparison of the two.

Crysis 1280 X 1024 High

4870 = 41.6 FPS
8800 GTS = 32

Crysis 1920 X 1200 High

4870 = 32 FPS
8800 GTS = 20.7

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But - did the computer actually boot?

If the RAM prevented a boot, there would be no display.

I would be surprised if a P3 could handle 512 sticks actually. Those genre here will take 128 max per slot.
 

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(Check other stats in tab also its a Q9450 2.66ghz*)

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A:Memory help 512mb + 256mb???

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A:Foxconn 661 7mi upgrade from 512mb to 1gig

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Did you enter the BIOS and LOAD OPTIMIZED DEFAULTS
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A:can i run a 512mb video card on a 1gb computer?

Hi

I think your a bit confused

your PC has 1GB of ram, this has nothing to do with.....

Your Video card which has 512MB of ram......

The system ram (1GB) is used by the PC for its own use.

The video card has its own memory of 512MB so that it can process video graphics without the need to use the PC memory.

Clear ??

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Nevermind all, found new drivers through manufacturer's site.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Nebo


I put a graphics card, and write my Generic PnP Monitor on Standard Graphics Adapter, and my resolution is bad ....
You can give me a link, where do I download drivers? pls


AMD Graphics Drivers & Software

Choose the appropriate choices for your card and OS, and then install the drivers.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/2x-256mb-cards-on-sli-vs-1x-512mb-card.465542/
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Phil
 

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A:Far Cry 2 with HD4870 512MB Runs Slow

Well I guess the problem isn't with the drivers or DirectX because I tried it again today and it was worse than ever. Total slide show during firefights, couldn't be more than 5fps in some spots, which is absolutely unacceptable for this system considering what I've put into it. I have to say that the game itself isn't all that great either so I'm not gonna cry (no pun intended) about it. This card ran Crysis just fine so I'm just confused as to why this game runs like sh** on my system.

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