To answer your question, let's make something clear: there can be four different things meant when you ask about "different types":
The short answer to this question (which will satisfy 99% of all computers), is that a computer can use only a single technology and feature set, can use speeds equal to or GREATER than your existing RAM, and can normally use different hardware designs within that technology and feature set.
For instance, the vast majority of systems which are sold as "desktops" (NOT workstations or servers), use a single type of SDR, DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 RAM (these days, it's DDR3, with DDR2 common for machines made in the last 5 years), with the feature set of NO ECC, and NO buffering ("unbuffered"). Very, very briefly around 2000-01, there were some of systems made that had BOTH SDR and DDR sockets - however, only ONE of those two sets of RAM sockets could be used at once, so it wasn't possible to use DDR and SDR RAM at the same time. Systems can use any speed of RAM, but will run at the LOWEST speed of any DIMM used - so, if you have a mix of 800Mhz and 1333Mhz DIMMs, the system runs at 800Mhz.
Please check your motherboard or system documentation. It will explicitly lay out the combinations of the four factors above that can be used in your system. If your motherboard manual doesn't explicitly say it can be used, then DON'T assume it works. If you are unsure, ask your local computer repair store - they'll know for certain.
Each motherboard can only take specific types of RAM. Don't try and force the wrong type into the slot. It will damage the hardware.
You can only put different types (SDR_SDRAM, DDR, DDR2, DDR3, etc...) in your computer if your motherboard supports the slots needed for them. Generally, if you have two types installed, one type will not be usable. You can use RAM modules of different speeds, as long as your Front Side Bus can run at the speed of the lowest module you put in. You can use different brands and capacities of RAM on your motherboard without any real issues.
Yes but it totally depends on ur motherboard whether it support it or not .. if the system hangs then put the RAM away it might be harmful....
No, it is not possible to substitute an AMD processor for an Intel processor on the same motherboard. The two processors use different types of mounting sockets, so they are incompatible. It would be akin to trying to put an alternator from a Ford into a Toyota. If you want to move to AMD, you would need to replace both the processor and the motherboard, possibly the RAM as well (depending on whether the new motherboard uses the same speed and type of RAM as the old motherboard).
Add RAM! Up to the limit that your motherboard can support. Open the case, remove the old, smaller memory card, plug in a larger memory card that is compatible with the OLD memory card. You add more RAM. The motherboard on your computer has sockets to take RAM. There are different types of RAM so you need to get the right version. There is a limit to the size of the RAM that your Motherboard can support, and that varies from machine to machine. If you don't know the details take it to a computer shop and get them to upgrade it for you. They'll be able to tell you what type it takes and how much you can put in.
You cant mix differente speeds or types of ram. Sizes are ok to mix. Oh and you cant put in ram with a higher speed than your motherboard can handle, plus all computers have a maximum ram which can be installed, so check that too.
buy single 1GB ram and put it in single slot ... it works fine... I'm using 1gb ddr1 ram PC 333 on Intel 845 motherboard... its wrking fine...
It's highly unlikely the RAM and Hard Drive from a 2001 Motherboard will be compatible with a modern Motherboard.
Remove the RAM stick from the motherboard and then desolder it from the PCB. But after dont put the RAM stick back in, unless you wanna break your computer.
No, you'l fry your motherboard, and ruin your entire computer, avoid mixing different DDR ram, and size. I suggest consulting a professional. CompUsa.
RAM has no association with the CPU at all. It is however related to the motherboard. If the ram slots differ than no they won't carry over. Say it was an old motherboard using S-DRAM and the new motherboard uses DDR-2 RAM then no the old RAM cards won't fit in that slot. If however the old motherboard used DDR-2 and the new motherboard uses DDR-2. The the RAM will carry over just fine. It must also be noted however that most motherboards have a RAM limit. Whereby if you put in more than it can handle/use it will disregard it as if it was never plugged in. This can actually have some detrimental effects on performance and can cause a machine to not even boot up.
There are separate industry standards for each so that products can be compatible from vendor to vendor. For example, motherboards have standard connectors and sizes for different chassis configurations. RAM have different connector conventions so you cannot put the wrong type of ram into your computer.
when the PC start running super slow or simply cant run modern softwares... always check for the max ram that your motherboard can handle, for example i have one PC which it max ram is 2048mbs or 2gbs of ram, trying to put more ram that what the motherboard can handle can result in damaged equipment
You need to reword your question... I am assuming that you are asking which motherboards for Intel chips support the most RAM. I say this because Intel manufactures a super limited number of motherboards; moreover, these motherboards are not considered to be top notch compared to major brands such as ASUS or GIGABIT. ASUS, for instance, makes motherboards that support Intel and AMD chips -- to put it simply. Now on to the second part of your question... "which support the most RAM" Sadly, this question is poor too: you could be asking "how much RAM" or "how many different types of RAM" Because of this dilemma, I will answer both. Most Intel-based motherboards hold up to 8 Gigabytes of RAM, and some can hold up to 32 Gigabytes depending on make. Now, any one motherboard only "supports" one type of RAM; meaning, that the motherboard runs optimally on that very specific RAM type, but that's not to say that it can't use other RAM types in the same family (SDRAM, for instance), it just wont be able to take full advantage of the other types.
If you have a mix of RAM devices with different speed capabilities on a motherboard, the memory bus will work on speed of the slowest memory. Then it does not matter which slot you put which memory. - Neeraj Sharma
Maybe. It depends on what the motherboard of the "machine" supports. Remember, too, that there are different kinds of memory, so if you just happen to have the memory sticks, they may be different kinds, and the motherboard will only support one of the kinds. (DDR, DDR2, etc.) Furthermore, if you are not using a sixty-four bit operating system, only about three gig will be available for use.
You will not have any information, work, ect.
The best RAM for your laptop is what can get put in to it and what the motherboard can handle usually a 64 bit OS can handle about 16gb RAM but a 32 bit OS can handle 8gb again in depends on how good your laptop is ?
The motherboard, put in a simple way, links together all the parts of a computer (processor, graphics card, RAM) so they can interact. If you were to build your own desktop, the motherboard goes in first because it is the starting point from which you attach everything else.
Provided that the RAM types are compatible. Understand that RAM does not retain information when the computer is turned off, and there will be no information on the RAM when you turn on the computer.
If you are referring specifically to what a memory slot looks like, they will be paired slots, normally located (if holding the motherboard upright) toward the top-right of the board. Newer boards will often have up to 6 memory (or RAM) slots, paired, with each pair being a different colour (for example pair of red, pair of grey, then a pair of red). However, if you are wondering how to find out what RAM your motherboard supports, more often than not, if you still have the motherboard documents, the booklet from the motherboard packaging will contain that information. If you don't still have it, look on the motherboard for the make and model and put it into a search engine (or go to the manufacturer's website!)
No, if you want to put the kind of motherboard. If you want to replace the motherboard with a different kind (brand, specifications and so on) you will have to reinstall the operating system.
Run Belarc Advisor to find out what kind of motherboard you have. Then Google it to find out what the maximum RAM it will accept both per-slot & overall. From there, it's just a case of order it & put it in.
no, because there is a notch on the RAM chip that wont allow you to put in the wrong way. also see if the chip can fit inside your laptop and if your motherboard even has a PCI slot to fit it
Depends on your motherboard, if you already have a integrated on there then you wont be able to but if you have dedicated then you should it will be placed on the bottom under where your ram chips are located