Need RAM for older Compaq Presario Desktop?

Question by cara f: Need RAM for older Compaq Presario Desktop?
I have a Compaq Presario desktop (about 5 yrs old) that still works but needs more RAM. How do i find the right type to buy – I was wondering if there was a way to know which type of RAM to buy without opening it up. Also – any suggestions on cheap place to get it?

Best answer:

Answer by Brandon
Crucial.com has a free system scanner you can download and run on the computer that will detect your maximum RAM capacity and show you upgrades you can purchase from their site. I recently purchased a 1 GB card from their site for my laptop for about $ 25.

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