Ram Compability

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by luish, Dec 30, 2002.

  1. luish

    luish OSNN Senior Addict

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    I have 256 PC2100 RAM Is it possible to add now PC2700 RAM and it will work until i buy another 2700 ram and through the old one ?
     
  2. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    yea but the PC2700 RAM will run at 2100 speeds.
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    like the previous post said :)

    basically when you have 2 different types of ram in a system... they will only run @ the speed of the slower component... :) unfortunately such is the nature of hardware..
     
  4. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    Re: Re: Ram Compability

    ..... admit i beat you to it.
     
  5. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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    well only if the motherboard accepts pc2700 Ram, if it doesn't you probably will have problems


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  6. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    what do you mean? there won't be any problems with running pc2700 in a pc2100 capable motherboard.

    oh, luish... what kind of board do you have, anyway?
     
  7. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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    what I mean is if the motherbaord only accepts PC2100 Ram, and he put's PC2700 Ram in there he could run into problems, plus it makes no sense cause it will only run at PC2100 speed anyway.

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  8. Taurus

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    what kind of problems? i've never heard of such a thing. friend of mine has been using pc2700 in his pc2100 board for months now. he got pc2700 cuz it was the same price at the moment where we got it.