[ubuntu-uk] Off topic - RAM

Bruce Beardall bruce72 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 21:28:58 UTC 2011

Thanks Jim

and thanks all!

It looks like Steve Flynn has got me sorted.

Thanks again


On 20 June 2011 17:09, Jim Price <d1version at hotmail.com> wrote:

> On 20/06/11 15:16, Bruce Beardall wrote:
>> Dear All
>> Apologies for an off-topic query but I�m looking for old PC RAM someone
>> might have that they�re willing to sell or at least know of a decent
>> vendor.
>> A little while ago, I bought a second hand PC as a general purpose family
>> machine. It came with a 2.4Ghz processor but only 512Mb RAM.
>> A little digging revealed the mother board can handle up to 2Gb RAM
>> (utilising 2 slots) but I�m restricted to DDRPC2700 or DDRPC3200.
>> To date, the few vendors who do offer this do so at price that seems silly
>> compared to how much I paid for the machine (about �50 for the PC while
>> the
>> RAM is quoted at �40 - �50).
>> If anyone has something like this they�re willing to part with at a nice
>> price or know of a good vendor, I�d really appreciate it
>> Mind you, I could very well somewhat na�ve in my expectations in which
>> case
>> you can tell me to go whistle.
> I noticed play.com have their own brand 1GB PC2700 DDR 333Mhz 184pin DIMM
> on sale for £16.99, although I think the sale might end today. That is a
> quarter of what I used to pay for DDR400 when it was current, although I
> used to buy 256 or 512 MB DIMMS, as there was always a premium on the 1gig
> ones. The only spare I have is 256MB.
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