Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

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Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

#1 Post by JohnB2000 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:12 pm

Hi,

I have an IBM Thinkcentre M52 8215.

Currently I have 2GB, but would like to upgrade to 4GB (2gb x 2).

Can I just buy any cheap generic ram sticks and would that work? Or do I need a special brand or any other issues to be aware of?

(The ram it takes is DDR2 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM PC2-5300 about $30 for a 2GB stick.)

Thanks!

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Re: Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

#2 Post by Harryc » Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:16 pm


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Re: Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

#3 Post by JohnB2000 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:42 pm

Thanks Harry, before I posted I tried to search but it wouldnt accept the term "ram" since its too short!

Would your ram work on my M52? If you can ship to Canada at a decent price Im interested.

Otherwise I was considering this stick:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php? ... omoid=1069

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Re: Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

#4 Post by Harryc » Sat Aug 08, 2009 4:49 pm

PM sent.

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Re: Can I use generic (cheap) ram on my Thinkcentre M52?

#5 Post by JohnB2000 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 5:11 pm

Harryc wrote:PM sent.
Thanks Harry, I will take it please check your email!

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