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I have 1 2gb of 667 mhz ddr2 and 1 2gb ram of 800 mhz ddr2... What is the RAM operating speed ?
Also tell me i need to upgrade to 6gb RAM on my desktop !!!
i wanna buy another 2gb ram ddr2 coz my dg33 fb supports ddr2
which shud i buy ???
 

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When having two different speeds of ram it will run at the lowest speed. You will be running at 667mhz. Chances are you can't put more than 4 gigs in your system. I would need to know what your system specs are to know for sure. Your best bet would be to look and see what make your 800mhz stick is and buy the same and replace the 667 stick. Then your memory will be running at 800mhz. Do not mismatch name brands as they won't always work together.
 

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As above, RAM will revert to the lowest sticks speed. Mixing RAM brands specs commonly results in problems.
We need to know what we're working with to advise you accurately.
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3325 Mb (Actually 4GB)
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5770,GDDR5 1024 Mb
PSU: Cooler Master Extreme Power Plus 650W
Hard Drives: C: Total - 30372 MB, Free - 1326 MB; D: Total - 327999 MB, Free - 3956 MB; E: Total - 41998 MB, Free - 3249 MB; F: Total - 165999 MB, Free - 41634 MB; G: Total - 512796 MB, Free - 1040 MB; H: Total - 589999 MB, Free - 28057 MB; K: Total - 1907695 MB, Free - 31886 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33FB
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

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Help !!!

i can change my windows to Win 7 64 bit to further use RAM more than 4GB
But i am not able to upgrade coz i need to know which RAM should i buy...
My Motherboard supports at msot 2GB per slot
U can check this link

http://downloadmirror.intel.com/15062/eng/DG33FB_TechProdSpec.pdf

and that too either 667Mhz or 800 MHz DDR2

So, firstly suggest me how can i make my PC run at 6GB [email protected] MHz ???
 

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coz i need to know which RAM should i buy...
This is the type of RAM you need.

In short, DDR2 800 RAM with SPD timings of only 5-5-5 or 6-6-6, running at 1.8v.

how can i make my PC run at 6GB [email protected] MHz ???
1. 6GB of Memory = 2GB RAM X 3 = 1 2GB stick in each slot
2. All 3 RAM sticks need to 800Mhz, for the system to make use of them at 800Mhz.
3. Yes, you will need to change to Windows 7 64bit.
4. Brand of Memory: Kingston or Corsair
 

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Your better option would be a 2x2GB matched pair of DDR2800 to take advantage of Dual Channel Mode. Using 3 sticks will put you into Single Channel and performance will suffer.
No games and few apps can utilize more than 3GB.
I would suggest using Crucial RAM for that Mobo to help avoid compatibility issues.
 

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As Tyree says go with the 2x2 sticks. I also find Intel boards like corsair mem also. (Intel boards are picky when it comes to memory). Here is a set I suggest.
Newegg.ca - CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5C
Also running 32 bit you don't utilize all 4 gigs. 32 bit can only address 4 gigs of ram. That includes all memory, system, video, sound card. With a 1 gig card you are only utilizing around 3 gigs of ram. Switching to 64 bit will allow you to use all 4 gigs. How much ram you need will depend on what you do. If your a heavy gamer like me and play games like BF3 then I would suggest 6 gig (2x2 + 1x1). So far BF3 is the only game that utilizes more than 4 gig and that's because Origin takes over 600 meg and your browser over 100 meg. Both must be running to play the game.
 

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If your a heavy gamer like me and play games like BF3 then I would suggest 6 gig (2x2 + 1x1). So far BF3 is the only game that utilizes more than 4 gig and that's because Origin takes over 600 meg and your browser over 100 meg. Both must be running to play the game.
Using 2x2 plus 1x1 will be Single Channel Mode so performance increase of the 1GB ,if any, would most likely be nullified. You should have no problems with a 2x2GB matched pair of RAM.
 

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Using 2x2 plus 1x1 will be Single Channel Mode so performance increase of the 1GB ,if any, would most likely be nullified. You should have no problems with a 2x2GB matched pair of RAM.
Obviously the 1x1 was a typo. Considering I mentioned 6gig I,m sure he/she realized that.
 

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I have 1 2gb of 667 mhz ddr2 and 1 2gb ram of 800 mhz !!!
What would i do to the them ???
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@mario74
i used to be a heavy gamer but my younger bro is an enthusiast !!!
He has over 30 games installed on the desktop with each game ranging above 7 GB !!!
I play bf3 on my Ideapad Y560 and also sometimes on my PC !!!
 

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Question??

and guyys
tell me one thing
if i buy 1 2 GB stick of 800 MHz
i.e. then my total RAM will be 6 GB
what would be its operating frequency ???

1. 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2

2. 2 GB 800 MHz DDR2

3. 2 GB 800 MHz DDR2

would 2. and 3. operate in dual channel mode ???
 

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I have 1 2gb of 667 mhz ddr2 and 1 2gb ram of 800 mhz !!!
What would i do to the them ???
Sell them?

if i buy 1 2 GB stick of 800 MHz
i.e. then my total RAM will be 6 GB
what would be its operating frequency ???
With your existing RAM sticks installed, 667Mhz.

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I would do what I suggested before and just buy an identical mem chip as your 800 mhz and just leave the 667 out and see how that works. Also as stated you will loose dual channel running 3 sticks.
I am assuming you are wanting more memory because of performance issues. In your specs you list your drive C: as a 30 gig hard drive with 1.3 gig free. This hard drive is almost full and will seriously impact it's performance. As a rule you should never let the drive with Windows on it get more than 85% full. I would free up some space on your C: drive. Even better yet and since your considering switching to 64bit, I would switch your C: drive with one of the larger ones. The larger ones will also be newer tech and faster.
 

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Keep in mind that even identical spec RAM sticks from the same manufacturer can also be incompatible. It's not a certainty but a possibility. That's why we always suggest buying RAM in matched pairs.
 
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