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  • Started 7 years ago by strontium
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hi, i am upgrading my computer and i could really use some help. i want to stick with my motherboard, but i want to change my processor and add some ram. i currently have a biostar u8668d v7.1 motherboard. here is the link to the specs ( i want a pentium4 processor because it is the best it can handle, and i was thinking on buying an Intel Pentium 4 2.8AGHz 533MHz 1MB Socket 478 CPU, amazon link provided(;sr=1-9). Is it ok for my motherboard? Theres this guy at my local computer repair who told me my board can handle only 1gb, but at the biostar webpage it says it can handle up to 2gbs, what should i do, stick with 1, or go for 2? and if i switch to 2, how do i know which ram is adequate for the motherboard? what should i look for when buying ram? i know it has to match the ram slots, in this case ddr, but what about the mghz? should i look for ram matching the processor fsb speed, or stick with the ram speed specified by the motherboard specs? thanks.

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