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How do I know what RAM to upgrade my Gateway GT5220 with?

Posted on 2011-03-17
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I have a Gateway GT 5220, it came with 2 sticks of 512 mg. pc2-4200U-444-12 RAM. I would likwe to upgrade it with some RAM from a supplier like Newegg, Possibly with G skill, Kingston or some other common brand. I would like to replace with 4 GIG, but I don't know what size to purchase.

Would appreciate some guidance in converting to the proper part designation!

Thanks Experts!
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Paul MacDonald earned 500 total points
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This page:
   http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/1009151/1009151sp3.shtml
says it comes with
   1024 MB DDR2 533 MHz (PC4200) (two 512 MB modules)
and that it can be expanded to
   4 GB

So I would look for 2 2GB DDR2 PC4200 modules on NewEgg.
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by:dbrunton
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Well, no.

It goes to 4 Gb but recommended is 4 x 1 Gb memory modules.  Not 2 Gb modules.  See the Crucial link below where it states this.

See

http://www.memorystock.com/memory/GatewayGT5220.html
http://www.crucial.com/upgrade/compatible-memory-for/Gateway/GT5220/list.html
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Thanks, That was super fast!
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