Ex BF2142 Beta Tester :(
1st July 2006
Hi, I want to upgrade my computer with an additional Harddrive and a lots of Memory:nodding: . My AMD Athlon 2100+ XP runs on the KM2M MS6738 motherboard and 256 MB of DDR. Now my questions are: 1)Since I want to by a new 160 GB Harddirve , I wonder if the motherboard also has to be replaced based on the type of the Harddrive (ATA, SATA, IDE, ...). Where or how can I get information about it? 2) How can I find out which Memory-type is suitable for my motherboard? Some info about my Computer: MainBoard: KM2M MSI 6738 (DDR&SDRAM/VGA/Sound/Lan/AGP) Harddrive: SAMSUNG HDD IDE ATA100 3.5 RAM: Apacer DDR DIMM 256MB PC-266 CL2 I'm very grateful for all helps
and download cpu-z very usefull stuff give all kind of information about the current state of your computer it will tell you what kind of memory you have/need. What company made your mobo again?
20th April 2004
yes i was just about to mention cpu-z also. If you need to go really in depth you can go to www.cpuid.com and download PC Wizard which is very detailed. Afmas, are you familiar at all with your system? When i had to find out what ram i needed i just took the stick out, compied the label and ordered the exct type, expcept in 512. Its really easy.
Hope this helps.
He wouldnt need to take his stick out thats what cpuz is for.... The hard drive you have now is ATA so you could get a second one and raid it but I would still like to know who made your mobo KM2M MSI 6738 & KM2M MS6738 comes out empty for searchs.
may be made a typing mistake anyway what is the speed of Athlon?
i meant the AThlon 2100+
1.73 GHz It seems decent to me (only need 1.5ghz to run doom3)
Only 1.5 GHz.I got Celeron 1.7 Ghz.will 512 MB Ram will do fine.
Lord of the Peach
19th April 2004
hmmm i got that cpu-z. Vey good it even tells me the mobo model and ram manufacture:o. I got some crappy brand of ram in my comp:((sdram) Here is the complte file about my comp. I hope someone can tell me what ram will go good with my comp