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Laptop/Desktop Memory


#1 tokyostomp   Target Clearance Auditor CAGiversary!   2713 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:05 AM

looking to get some laptop and desktop memory

first up laptop takes:
PC2-6400, 667 Mhz, DDR2
(looking for a 2 or 4 gig stick)

Desktop needs:
PC2-5300,667MHz, DDR2
(looking for three 1 gig sticks)

want the cheapest price, and retail if possible (or amazon)

#2 pacifickarma   Master of Orion CAGiversary!   2163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

pacifickarma

Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:54 AM

What did your Google search turn up?

#3 tokyostomp   Target Clearance Auditor CAGiversary!   2713 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:11 AM

mostly over priced crap.

30-40 for the laptop 200pin and 15-20 for the desktop 240pin

Edited by tokyostomp, 20 January 2013 - 07:27 AM.


#4 SangesTheLurker   This is good, right? I mean, it doesn't suck... CAGiversary!   1007 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:17 PM

Tried Crucial.com? At a glance, the laptop memory alone looks $10-cheaper than what you're quoting... unless you meant you're finding 3 sticks for $30-40.

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#5 Blade   Xenaphobic, Warrior Princess CAGiversary!   10267 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:29 PM

If this is your personal desktop computer, I highly recommend upgrading everything. It seems like you're running 7-8 year old parts which are close to the end of their expected lifetime. These RAM sticks won't be compatible with a newer motherboard (DDR3 opposed to DDR2), so if that ever goes on you (which is likely to happen after this amount of time) then you'd have no use for them. If I were in your situation, I would save up about $300 and buy a new CPU, motherboard, and 16GB of 1800mhz DDR3 RAM. That setup could last you another 8 years, and your hard drives and graphics cards will probably still be compatible (might need to upgrade your power supply though).

Just my two cents though. :)