Having problems with your Gateway 500XL PC Desktop ?

I am working on a Gateway MFATXPNT MDW 500XL....the motherboard has four slots color coded like it uses dual channel memory...all documentation I have found show that it is supposed to have 2 slots....I just want to know the max memory I can install...can anyone help me with this?


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Hmm since your documentation is conflicting i would suggest that you use this little app www.sisoftware.net
Theres a free version and it will tell you everything you need to know about your computer and even suggest improvements and upgrades. You should easily find out how much ram it can take.
If Your running the 32 bit max would be 4gb if your on the 64 bit probably 8gb. Because of the graphics card is nvidia you can up grade that to, but your BIOS has to up to date and read up on how to flash, generally its just when you run the BIOS update from (ACER) not Gateway, you hold the ecs button right after you shut down and hold for 1 minute or more not less. And best of advise run the 64 bit version of windows 7 nothing else. Good Job !!
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