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DDR SDRAM Memory Upgrade: Memory Speed Options

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I have a Dell Optrex GX260 1.9Ghz P4 with a 400/533(overclocked?) MHz FSB.*

 The Dell company specs for said model indicate PC2100 266MHz DDR for memory, but I'm wondering if the FSB speed means I could use PC3200 400 MHZ DDR instead. It is easier to get a module with the latter specs second hand, and it would presumably have some performance advantages, even if the 32-Bit CPU lags a bit with some tasks.

 Also, if I'm using the higher-spec memory, do any BIOS settings NEED changing?

  *There are two available memory slots which can each take up to 1GB DDR SDRAM. I am currently using one slot (Slot 0 or "a") with a 256MB PC2100 266Mhz DDR module. Other specs are available at :

 support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx260/en/ug/specs.htm#1110653

 Regards TW
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