- Jan 1, 1970
Jim said:I've done mixed sizes in a Dell laptop once and it worked fine. A PC isJim said:On Thu, 03 Apr 2008 11:07:21 -0700, Joerg
Jim Thompson wrote:
And, knock on wood, my "wrench shop" PC's outlast the steps in
technology. Actually all I've _ever_ had fail over the years is hard
Didn't you have a RAM reliability problem a while ago? As for technology
I often use PCs a decade or longer. Steps in technology are not always
forward steps. As evidenced in the latest, ahem, "new and improved" OS
Don't know quite why, but it was mixed size strips that was the
I was told it was OK to use mixed sizes, providing Strip1 matches
Strip2 and Strip3 matches Strip4. 'Tain't so :-(
supposed to let you know when it doesn't like that. Maybe you should
have bought a brand name PC after all ...
You are well-known for your cheapness. Want to compare what I paid
versus what you paid ?
AFAIR the Dell desktop was around $550, with Dual-Core and 2GB RAM,
_with_ warranty, remote diagnostics and all that. Keyboard and mouse
came with it but sans monitor. The 24h helpline really does work.
I think nowadays they even have one with similar processor and less RAM
for $299 but that's probably from their consumer group. No idea what
level of support that would include.