Is it possible to add 256 MB Ram on this setup?

Posted on 2006-05-18
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Last Modified: 2010-04-25

I have a PC thats configured like this:
566 Celeron
Mercury KOB-810e TFSX MoBo, 810e Intel Chipset based.
AMI Bios
WinXP Pro

I'm thinking of adding another 256 MB RAM stick along with the current one. Will this work?
The mother board supports a maximum of 512mb ram.

So if i installed a 256 mb stick along with the current one will this work on this setup? or are there limitations?

The manuals here: http://www.mercury-pc.com/downloads_list.php?productid=57

Question by:dpinto04
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jamietoner earned 100 total points
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I dont see any reason why it wouldnt work just make sure both are the same speed to avoid any possible problems
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by:zephyr_hex (Megan)
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agree. just match the speed of the memory, and if possible, match the brand, too.  also see if the current pc is ecc or non-ecc.  you will want to match that as well.
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it's likely that you'll need to use double-sided ram for the whole 256Mb to be recognised
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Expert Comment

ID: 16717965
One note, you may need to flash your BIOS to make it work. Its not a bad idea to update your BIOS anyway, but this gives you a reason to do so.

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It should work as stated before. Just make try to match them as pc 133 or pc 100

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