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Upgrading memory on T480

Q: Upgrading memory on T480

I bought a T480 Lenovo in Brazil. In the specification on the selling page says it has a Atť 16GB DDR4 2400 MHz I Want to upgrade the RAM, but it actually came with Atť 16GB DDR4 2666 MHz. I looked into Kingstone website, and RAM for Lenovo are all 2400. This is the item: Pc4-2666v-sa1-11 Can't even find this serial anywhere to sell. Just in not well known stores on the web. Thanks

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https://www.kingston.com/en/memory/search?DeviceType=2&Mfr=LEN&Line=ThinkPad&Model=97858

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Hi all, I have just purchased thinkpad t480 with 4gb RAM and 500gb HDD.I intend to install an additional 8gb RAM and replace the HDD with SSD, I didn't purchase this model from the start as it was way too expensive than the model I already bought.  The question is :I still have one year in my warranty, WILL this void the warranty in any way? Thanks.. 

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I've just purchased online a brand new lenov thinkpad T480. However, I would like to buy some additional memory to get the full 32 GB. I wasn't able to find all the details (unbuffered or not) on the lenovo page so I that wanted to double check with you guys. Does this mem work for the T480?  https://www.digitec.ch/en/s1/product/kingston-valueram-1x-16gb-ddr4-2400-so-dimm-260-pin-memory-6068...  Many thanks for your help guys!  













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A:memory upgrade for new lenovo T480

Hi math2,
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
Memory Specifications of ThinkPad T480 - 32GB max / 2400MHz DDR4, dual-channel capable, two DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets.
 
@math2 wrote:
I've just purchased online a brand new lenov thinkpad T480. However, I would like to buy some additional memory to get the full 32 GB. I wasn't able to find all the details (unbuffered or not) on the lenovo page so I that wanted to double check with you guys. Does this mem work for the T480? 
 
https://www.digitec.ch/en/s1/product/kingston-kcp424sd816-1x-16gb-ddr4-ram-unbuffered-model-specific...
> It will work fine. 
 

I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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I recently purchased a T480 Laptop with 500 GB Hard Drive and 16GB Optane Memory. I would like to upgrade to a 1 or 2 TB Hard Drive. It's my first time upgrading a hard drive, and I have searched how to do that, but I would like to make sure there isn't anything I should do differently with Laptop using Optane Memory. Should I disable that first, or can I follow the instructions to clone and swap the hard drive without disabling first? Thanks for the help.

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6 months ago,i upgraded memory from the factory installed 64 to 256. It works,etc.

Is there any additional tweaking/ajustments i can do? i read something with virtual memory setting could be done for one thing.
 

A:After upgrading memory,its works,Virtual memory Tweaking Now?

Unless you have Win95 you likely donít want to go messing with your virtual memory. And even in that case it is the vcache you would be more interested in tweaking. Win98 and higher handles memory well.

If you watch your system monitor and are sure you arenít using your virtual memory you might do the ConservativeSwapfileUsage=1 INI tweak. Unless you are doing graphics, video editing or something RAM intensive you likely arenít using the virtual memory and the tweak wonít slow your computer. It doesnít speed it up, it just stops needless writes to the hard drive during idle time. Information if you want to do that: http://www.aumha.org/a/memmgmt.htm

Donít let anyone talk you into Cacheman or any of those Mem/RAM/Turbo/Boost type programs. They were written for Win95 and counterproductive in anything since.
 

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Hello,

I have got an old computer but would like to upgrade my memory.
At the moment I have 4GB DDR2 PC2-5300 (333 MHz).

Would I be able to upgrade those to 800MHz PC2-6400? Or maybe combine them?

Thanks for the help.

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It depends on a lot of factors, but most likely, you wouldn't see any difference in performance if you did and were able to get them to run at 800 MHz. If you combined them, the memory will run at the slowest speed of the chips anyway.

Now, if you have a reason to need 8 GB over 4 GB, you'll see a difference with the increased memory, but only if the 4 GB is holding you back at this point.

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I'm not sure if this is the correct area to post this question - however I'm hoping somebody can help me out.

Here's the scenerio - Say you have a server that currently has 6GB of memory and you want to upgrade to 16GB.

What information do you need in order to determine how much you need to purchase? How do you calculate this?

If additional information is needed, let me know.

Thank you so much!
 

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You'll need to look that information up in your motherboard book. It wil tell you the maximum amount of memory it can handle, what type etc. Again look for this information in your motherboard documentation spefically the motherboard manual or visit your motherboard manufacturer website for the info and specs.
 

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Hello all

I am considering upgrading my laptop's RAM from 4 GB DDR3 to 8 GB DDR3. Currently my laptop contains 2 strips of the following memory:






Quote:
2GB 2Rx8 PC3-8500S-07-10 [x2]


Thought I'd ask you guys for help, as I do not know where to look for Samsung RAM, or any other 100% compatible RAM for my laptop. Well, actually I know where to look but how do I figure out which suits my laptop the best? I prefer to have the same brand of RAM this laptop came with, which is Samsung (my laptop is an Acer Aspire 8735G).

Also is it better to have 2 strips of 4 GB or would it be a better idea for me to buy 1 strip of 8 GB? I don't have any idea what type of motherboard this laptop's got, I can't seem to find it anywhere... I've used CPU-Z, checked my laptop's manual and service guide but nothing to find there.

Thans in advance

A:Upgrading RAM memory from 4 GB to 8 GB, what to buy?

Here is the Crucial Memory listing for your model. Crucial guarantees their memory to be compatible, many other memory companies do not.
Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire 8735G Laptop/Notebook from Crucial.com

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I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums!  Upgrading Memory To upgrade memory on HP and Compaq "desktop-style" computers, you really only need to know three things:1) What type of memory your computer needs.2) How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are already open.3) What is the maximum amount of memory you can add.To find the maximum amount you can add, find the maximum memory that your motherboard can handle (4 GB, 8 GB, etc...). You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Web site. You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use. For example, 32-bit versions of Windows will only be able to use about 3.5 Gigabytes (of 4 GB). This is true of any operating system (that I know of). 64-bit versions can use 8 GBs or more depending on their edition (Windows 7 Ultimate can go clear up to 192 GB). Once you know these two things, motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux, then you use the lowest of the two numbers. For example, if your motherboard can take up to 8 GB memory max and you install a 32-bit version of Windows 7, the maximum amount of memory that you can use is still ~4 GB (3.5). To find the type of memory you need, find your computer's product specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site. Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case. You can go to www.hp.com and... Read more

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According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.  

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Advise appreciated, I wanted to upgrade my RAM, currently I have 256 mb pc 2100 DDR
I'm a newbie on this. I usually see specs like pc 266, pc 333, pc 400 and not a pc 2100.

1. What is the right specs if I wanted to add 256 mb to make 512 mb?

2. Can it be higher?

Thanks
 

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i have bought memory and when i put it in the computer the screen does not come on but when i put the old memory back in it...it works.....any suggestions on how to get the faster memory to work.thank you.
 

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I have a quick question. I want to upgrade my memory, my motherboard is a MSI MS-6540G (661FM-L). Right now I have 512 and 256 sticks installed at 333 Mhz. The MB can have up to 2 gigs of memory at 400 Mhz, and my question is, how do you know if your mobo is capable of utilizing duel channel memory? These are the sticks I'm interested in:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16820146970
Now, when I went to Kingston's website, this is the stick it recommended based on my motherboard:
http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/con...KVR400X64C3A/1G

So, my mobo cant use dual channel?
 

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Alright, I've had my computer for a few years. All I've done to it is upgrade to 64-bit windows 7 and add a secondary hard drive. I feel like it is time to upgrade the RAM and primary hard disk.

Memory
According to the specs for my computer, the max RAM it can support is 4GB. It came with 2x 1GB sticks and 2x512MB. If i was taking it to the max, that would mean replacing the 512 with additional 1GB. That being said, memorystock's website says that my computer can handle a max of 8GB. I'm not sure if I want to spend that money now, but it would make me consider buying 2GB sticks. By the way, my motherboard (thanks Everest!) is an Intel D975XBG (Gateway OEM).

Hard Drive
I currently have a 500GB Seagate Barracuda (7200 RPM) as my primary, and the 1TB version as my secondary hard drive. I'm considering keeping the secondary drive, and replacing the 500GB one with a smaller 80 or 160GB SSD. Any advice on choosing one would be great.
Final questions: My secondary seagate hd has a 32MB cache and 3 gb/s SATA interface. Would it benefit me much to upgrade it to something like the WD Caviar Green or Black? I honestly don't know that much about how much the transfer rates or cache sizes would affect me in gaming and such.

Thanks guys...I wouldn't consider myself completely computer illiterate, but I clearly need some help.
 

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I wanted to upgrade the RAM. May I know the compatible RAM and upgrade capacity.

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Hello You own an HP Pavilion g6-2002au notebook. Unfortunately you happened to chose a notebook that is not so simple to upgrade.You will have to either contact an online memory vendor and ask them for help finding a guaranteed compatible 8GB upgrade or purchase the upgrade from HP.




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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My son built my computer some years ago and I can't afford a new one. It needs more memory, but I know nothing about hardware and he no longer lives in the area. I'd like to purchase and equip the computer with more memory but I have no clue where it goes. I am attaching a photo with the hopes someone can tell me what to buy and where to put it
 

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I have a 15z ba000 cto  V1V04AV. I am wanting to upgrade the memory and am unable to find a maintenance manual or any information on how to disassemble the notebook. Has the usual screws on the back side but does not release the top panel/keyboard. The keyboard and top panel are one, so the whole top piece must come off to access the memory module or the hard drive.

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Hi, Probably you have to wait and come back later. I could not find many others this morning. Regards.

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Hello all, im currently working on my building my 1st computer. Being my 1st im tryin to use as many parts from my existing comps as possible (keeping the cost low an in the event it dosent work my wife wont kill me because i didnt spend very much) i plan to use this memory(Corsair CMX512RE-3200LLAW 2x512) in my new one .Im ordering new memory to replace that since its my gaming cpu id like to upgrade to 2gb of memory. This is what im interested in (CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 433 (PC 3500) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model Twinx2048-3500LLPRO)

My question it says pc3500 can i use that?
Heres my mobo :Asus Sk8n
Or can i only use with pc3200?
 

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Are u sure ur M/B is Asus Sk8n? I can't find it in newegg, or maybe u mean Asus K8N? What is ur CPU? If it's AMD then max memory clock it can use is 400MHz (PC 3200).

U can use higher clock memory, but ur M/B will only recognize it as 400MHz, so I think u'd be better off buying a 400MHz memory.
 

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Hi, I seriously need to upgrade my memory on my Envy x360 laptop from 8GB to 16GB.Where can this be done? I live in Portland, Oregon.  Amit

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Hi Amit,Please provide the exact product number, full model name of your laptop?RegardsVisruth

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Hi

I use a old pc at home just for surfing the net.I'm tempted to get broadband as my dail up is too slow.
It says i need 128 mb min to use it on this old advent PII 233,i have 96mb at the moment,how do i find out how much a old PC can be upgraded to?.
And where do you buy memory that small.

Thank you

apple
 

A:memory upgrading

Try here
http://www.crucial.com/uk/
 

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hi how is everybody doing I have a problem with installing two 1gig memory sticks wanted to see if you guys can help I have a Gateway 710x pc with a Pentium 4 processor it has two 512 in there now and it has for slots for memory Gateway said it could handle four gig of memory I tried to put to one gig sticks but they do not work I tried the memory on a nether computer and they work fine I can take one 512 out and the computer works doesn't anybody have any ideas thanks
 

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http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic65114.html
 

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I upgraded the memory on my Compaq home computer last week. Thanks to the advice I received on this site. I went through crucial.com to get what I needed. This is the first time I ever opened a computer to do anything. My computer is running very well now.

Now I want to upgrade the memory on a home computer where I work. It is a Compaq also but a different model. The memory capable is 512MB. Currently running with 256MB with ONE empty slot. I want to use the 128MB module that I had in my other computer to bring the memory up to 384MB.

This Compaq is about 2 years newer. Both are running Windows XP. Will it harm the computer to put 128MB next to the existing 256MB?
 

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Hi there,

Well some of you may have seen the recent thread of mine on upgrading my laptop's memory from 512MB but I've given it a bit more thought and I've decided to give my desktop a kick up the backside with some more RAM, but in turn I'm hoping this will provide me with some spares which I could transfer over to my laptop.

At the moment my computer is running 2x 1GB DDR PC3200 and 1x 512MB DDR PC3200. I will carry on with the upgrade of another 2x 1GB DDR PC3200 being added to my desktop since it needs it with all the software I run for University but I read on the Crucial website that regardless of the speed, all memory will be backwards-compatible, which gave me a thought and a hope that I might be able to kill two birds with one stone as it were and upgrade both my laptop AND desktop and only having the cost of upgrading the desktop.

So, what I'm talking about is when I rip out the PC3200 stick, will I be able to just simply pop this into a spare slot in my laptop or is this type of memory only to be used for desktops or can I safely carry on and add it to one of the PC2700 256MB sticks, thus giving me only a 256MB upgrade but an upgrade all the same!!...or is this not possible or worth it?

I mainly run Photoshop on my laptop and leave all the indepth stuff like video rendering and some of the bigger and newer games to my desktop and to be honest it's less of a waste if I can use a 512MB stick left over from my desktop in place of one ... Read more

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Is it true that you can only upgrade memory with double the amount you already have? This is new to me, but someone told me if I was gonna upgrade my 256Meg DDR ram i have to put another 256Meg in and cannot put in 512meg like I want to give, er, 786Meg? Does this make sense? Is it true? I only have two memory slots and wanted to upgrade to as much as i can. (In stages of course).

Thanks, Paul.
 

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That is not true. It is desirable to have the same brand of memory if possible.
Also, make sure that your system is capable of handling that amount of memory. Check your motherboard manual or website for the info, if you aren't sure.
Debe
 

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I own a Dell Dimension 4600 series. I have an Intel 4 Processor at 2.4GHz and my memory is 512MB DDR SDRAM at 333 MHz. My PC has slowed a little bit since I upgraded my Greeting card software and added a new printer. I am still using windows XP 2002 version. Would I be able to add 1 Gigabyte DDR2 memory for my PC? Thanks.
 

A:Upgrading memory

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/...9&category_id=4325&mfgpid=193294&chassisid=-1

looks like you can add another stick of 512 or you can use 1 gig sticks

if you want to search other places like newegg.com or tigerdirect.com look for pc3200 speed 400mhz
 

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Hi,
First post here - any help appreciated.

I'm trying to help my Mum and Dad upgrade their PC memory to help with performance.

Here are the two PC details - looking for confirmation that I'm ordering the right stuff.

PC 1 - MESH ELITE m800, has 2 x 512 PC3200 DDR 400MHz
PC 2 - MESH ELITE 2.6, has 2 x 256 PC2700 DDR 333 MHz.

Here are my questions.

1. I assume you cannot mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory - right? (So I cannot mix those memories)
2. Each PC has 2 slots used and 2 slots free - does it need to be added in pairs? I guess so - not sure though.

I'm planning on buying 2 x 512 PC3200 400MZ for PC 1 taking it to 2GB.
And getting 2 x 512MB PC 2700 333MHz for PC 2 taking it to 1.5GB.

Does this make sense?

I'd normally got to amazon and get whatever is cheapest and not completely 'no-name'.

Sound OK?

Thanks
Mike
 

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Welcome,

Memory is not created equal.....get a name brand would be better....not sure of the make in them now...

You can mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory but it will always run at the slower of the two.

If the PCs in question have access to the Web try here and click on Scan My System using the PCs you want upgrade and it will give you a good bench mark.

http://www.crucial.com/index.asp USA

http://www.crucial.com/uk/ UK
 

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I am not a tech ninja, so I thought I would ask those who are...

I'm upgrading the memory on my work laptop from 512mb to 2gb. I removed the 512 and installed the 2gb (two 1gb sticks), and when I turned on the laptop, it seemed to go back to exactly how it was when I first received it. My desktop was gone, etc. So, I removed one 1gb stick and put the 512mb stick back in the expansion slot on the bottom and everything is working as before. Therefore, my question is: how can I put in the other 1gb and keep everything working as it is now? Is there a way to transfer my data from the 512mb memory to the 1gb that's already installed?? Any help is appreciated!

A:Upgrading memory, need help

Never mind, figured it out. Thanks!

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I currently have 512mb ram on my computer, and i wanna get 1GB more. I already found out wanna I wish to purchase just gotta verify it would work with my computer. For starters i got a dell deminsion E-510 still has 2 slots open and I have (256x256) more in image below;

and finally this is what im looking to purchase
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820141225

Thanks in advance

note: if image doesent pop up here is the link for it http://www.snapdrive.net/files/44404/0memory.bmp
 

A:Upgrading memory, HELP

Should work, http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/sm/specs0.htm#wp1052310
 

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Hello guys.

I am about to upgrade my 512mb ddr333 and have bought 1gb ddr400 memory. I know that if i install both then they will end up running at the slowest speed of 300mhz(166mhz actual).
My question is should i just accept this drop in speed for an extra gain of 0.5gb memory or will it run faster if i take out the old 512mb ddr333 and only install the 1gb ddr400 memory stick and set the dram frequency to 200mhz (400mhz effective)?

heres my system:
Windows XP Pro
amd athlon XP 2200 running @ 1.8Ghz
Asrock k7s41 Motherboard
512mb DDR333
Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi Guys;

I am running AMD Athlon XP 2100+, 1.73 GHz and have Soltek motherboard its "SL-KT400-A4/L" which has 3 DDR DIMM Slots.............and it can hold DDR 333/256MHz and up to 3 GB of unbufferd DDR ram.......

I recently upgraded my RAM from 256DDR to 512DDR.....................................


So, I have 2XSAMSUNG 256MB PC2700 DDR333 184PIN OEM Rams installed in DIMM1 and DIMM2. It runs fine with no problems

Now, I want to buy SAMSUNG 512MB PC2700 DDR333 184PIN OEM and install it in the DIMM3 slot with 2X256DDR rams..................This will make 1GB of DDR Ram...................

So, my question is, Will it run fine and will give me the same power as 1GB ram installed alone, or I have to take out the 2X256DDR rams and intall either 2X512DDR rams or just only 1GB DDR ram.

Please help...............I am kinda new to these things.

Also, Do I really need to get SAMSUNG brand or I can also install any other brand such as CORSAIR............

Thank You.

- Create your threads in the proper forum
Didou
 

A:Upgrading Memory(RAM)

You should be able to run the 512 with the 2x256 with no problems. I would check the latency of the RAM to verify they all match. Latency is usually denoted in this format 2.5-3-3-5. I would stick with the same manufacturer if possible. Only real way to tell if it is going to work is to try it and see and browse as many forums as you can to see if anyone else has had issues with those brands and sizes...
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I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums!  Upgrading Memory To upgrade memory on HP and Compaq "desktop-style" computers, you really only need to know three things:1) What type of memory your computer needs.2) How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are already open.3) What is the maximum amount of memory you can add.To find the maximum amount you can add, find the maximum memory that your motherboard can handle (4 GB, 8 GB, etc...). You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Web site. You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use. For example, 32-bit versions of Windows will only be able to use about 3.5 Gigabytes (of 4 GB). This is true of any operating system (that I know of). 64-bit versions can use 8 GBs or more depending on their edition (Windows 7 Ultimate can go clear up to 192 GB). Once you know these two things, motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux, then you use the lowest of the two numbers. For example, if your motherboard can take up to 8 GB memory max and you install a 32-bit version of Windows 7, the maximum amount of memory that you can use is still ~4 GB (3.5). To find the type of memory you need, find your computer's product specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site. Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case. You can go to www.hp.com and... Read more

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According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.  

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This may seem like a stupid question, but is it possible to put PC100 SDRAM memory in a system that uses PC2100 DDR SDRAM or PC3200 DDR SDRAM memory? I have a system with only 128MB or RAM that is choking (intergrated graphics, go figure), and I wanted to upgrade it. NOTE: IT ISN'T POSSIBLE TO UPGRADE THE VIDEO CARD: IT HAS NO AGP SLOT. ONLY STANDARD PCI.
 

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No. the pc100 sdram module wouldn`t fit into the ddr dimm slots.

Get at least a 512MB stick of ddr333 or ddr400(pc2700/pc3200) ram.

Take out your 128Mb stick of ram and replace it with the larger ram module.

Make sure that whatever ram you get it is compatible with your mobo.

On the graphics card issue. It can be upgraded, by buying a pci graphics card.

Do a Google search for pci graphics cards.

Regards Howard
 

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I'm getting ready to upgrade my motherboard, memory and CPU to E8400 with 8GB DDR2 SDRAM on a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P MB. I want to run Windows XP 32-bit (my current OS) in a dual boot with Windows 7 Beta 64-bit.

My question is:
If I upgrade the motherboard, CPU and memory will Windows XP SP2 be able to recognize it and recover ("Windows has recovered from a serious error") or will it trash the Windows XP installation? I know I will have to install MB, CPU and chipset drivers but besides that, is it do-able without re-installing Windows XP? Also, will having 8GB RAM be detrimental to 32-bit Windows XP?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Upgrading MB, memory and CPU

You will have to install a fresh copy of Windows on the new system.

XP will only see 3GB of memory
 

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hi guys!!
my friend have a Apacer 256 PC-2100 RAM wanna sell to me, i am hesitating either buy or don't buy...what i am worried is my current DDR-RAM is not the apacer , it's kingston 256 PC-2100 DDR RAM..
I've heard aout some artical said that there will be conflict if use the different brand of memory at the same time...
I don't know how big is the problem if i use both memory at the same time..

Can anyone give me some adviseS?
 

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i currently have pny and crucial ram together no problems running me, cant install xp, but not ram issue narrowed down to via chipset sound
 

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I want to upgrade my memory to the full 16GB that it will hold. I know I need 2x8GB DDR3L SDRAM but I don't know whether I need 240-pin DIMM or 288-pin. I've looked everywhere I can think of but I can't find which one I need. Please help?

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Hello k_c-d1965,  Please check here : https://www.mrmemory.co.uk/memory-ram-upgrades/hp/pavilion-notebook/17-g015dx http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/HP---Compaq/pavilion-17-g015dx  Guide : http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655191  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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I thought i had a really good pc but apparently not! I have gotten a new graphics card and still, new games like tribes 2 don't run well so i decided to upgrade my memory even though I was told that it won't improve my game playing performance. but someone at the tribes 2 forum said i should get 133mb or mhz, whatever it is, sticks even thought my pc specs says it only supports the 100 dimms kind. so this guy said that 133 is backwards compatible with 100. what does that mean and will it improve my game playing experience?
 

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My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram. Since I have been flooded with win 7 upgrades and etc..2 gigs seem to slow down my system. I heard owners of the same net book had removed the 2 gigs and replaced it with 4gigs and found that to be very satisfactory. I bought this net book cause of traveling convience and its low price, but i do not want to add more cost to it, because of it.. I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram? Also, its a shame about the removable 2 gig i would have to remove..i go back to the days when a pc ran on only 10MB of ram and that was in Oct 1992...and they were very, very expensive then and even rare to get at times.

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My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram.............I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram?


Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire One 722 Netbook from Crucial.com

Above link is to the Crucial RAM configurator for your netbook at Crucial.com. Take a look at its recommendation for your netbook.

You can also go to Crucial with your netbook and let it sniff your configuration. It will then make a recommendation that should match the link I provided.

$23 for 4 GB direct from Crucial, or you can shop for that exact Crucial product number locally.

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Hello.
Here's my current spec:

M/b: Gigabyte K8NF-9 nForce 4 PCI Express
Processor: MD Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester (socket 939)
Memory: 2 x 256Mb Crucial DDR PC3200 CAS3
Case: Antec Sonata
PSU: Antec True 380SP (380W)
HD: Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 10 NCQ 160Gb SATA

I want to upgrade the PSU to one with a higher wattage. I asked for some advice from the store where I bought the original components - Overclockers. They advised I get an Antec TrueBlue 2.0 480W PSU (7th one down on this page http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Antec_103.html). My immediate concern was the position of the fan - i.e. it's not on the rear of the PSU like my current one - presumably the fan faces downwards inside the case. Is this better, worse or no different from one with a rear fan?
Also, if I want to keep the case (and not slice it up) should I check the actual measurements of the existing unit or are PSUs generally standard sizes?

Second, they advised I get a Coolermaster Hyper48 Cooler (1st one on this page: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Coolermaster_122.html)
Is this going to be significantly better than the fan that came with the processor? It's pretty cheap, so I don't mind buying this if it's gonna be beneficial.

Finally, I asked about upgrading the memory - there are 4 slots on the m/b and two are currently filled with 256Mb strips. I asked if I could simply add 2 more 256Mb strips and they said no, the PC would have pr... Read more

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I am trying to find a final answer to this one, but I recently purchased a HP Envy x360 and was wondering if I could upgrade the Memory/RAM. M6-ar004dxModel shown above. I have heard both that it can be expanded and that it can't. I just want to know if it is indeed possible or not to expand the memory on this particular laptop. Thanks in advance!

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Hi,Your laptop came with one 8gb stick in the only slot available for upgrade.Manual:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05085451Specs: https://support.hp.com/za-en/document/c05187565The max 10gb RAM was possible only if your motherboard comes with 2gb on board soldered RAM module from factory along with this 8gb on its slotSo no upgrade possible anymore. 8gb is the max you can get.RegardsVisruth

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I am trying to upgrade my sdram from 4 Gb to 8 Gb
when I try to buy a suitable memory chip there are differences mechanically. the sd ram from Toshiba shows a marker slot to left while an equivalent crucial and many others show the slot to the right.
how can this fit ?
my laptop s toshiba satellite c855d-s5232.
can I use the available local market rams
little confused in the mechanical issues
what is needed is Toshiba PC3L-12800 DDR3/DDR3L-1600MHz Computer Memory Module - 4GB.
can I just use another 4 gb module to make total of 8 gb ram ?

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Yes, you can just buy a single 4GB of the same memory already installed to upgrade to 8GB.

The photos you posted are the same, just one is flipped over. If you faced them the same way their holes would line up.

Here is what you need:

Computer memory and SSD upgrades for Toshiba Satellite C8xx Series Satellite C855D-S5232 from Crucial

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Like the title says I just upgraded and I plan to buy more cause I found a great deal on this memory 8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX 1600MHz but I have no clue how good it is. I know by calling Asus it's in the support list for my motherboard I just want to know if this line of memory is good. I plan to upgrade to 16GB of this stuff as long as this is good memory. So far after upgrading from 4GB of OCZ 1066MHz memory to this stuff I see a huge difference so far.
Thanks for any help you can give me.

A:Upgrading the memory and need to know if this is good ram.

Kingston has been in the memory business for a long time (since 1987) and has a good reputation. The HyperX series has also had some very favorable reviews. (You can read some by searching for Kingston HyperX Reviews.) But like many computer related parts and accessories, you're going to find some people who prefer a different brand. Kinda like some folks prefer Ford over Chevy while others prefer Dodge over either Ford or Chevy.

Having said that, I think you'll be pleased with your choice. One thing to be aware of. Increasing from 8GB to 16GB probably won't give you as noticeable an increase in performance as you got from going 4GB to 8GB. But you're making sure your computer will be able to handle future games that will most definitely be more memory intensive than today's games.

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I have a Compaq computer, which originally had 64 MB of SDRAM. I recently bought 512 MB SDRAM. I try to install it, and - the monitor won't do anything. It will work if the old chip is still in place, though. However, the system won't register the 512MB chip either way. This was a major upgrade for me, and I need this to work. I need your help, and would appreciate any given.
 

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After talking to support we agreed my 8G of memory needs to be increased.  I was thinking of another 16G in the empty slot (part 01FR302).  The part is a samsung chip.  I can get a Crucial chip locally much cheaper.  Does it matter? It looks like I just slide off the back cover.  Insert the new chip.  And then slide the cover back on.  Is that all there is to it?

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Hi I have recently purchased inspiron 5567 laptop and I think I would need to add more RAM to it.
in India I don't find anywhere on the Dell official site, an option to purchase a memory module.
So I wanted to know from where I can purchase a compatible RAM for Inspiron 5567? (do I have to look for any specific brand for memory module?)
Is it okay to purchase from a local computer store or from online store like Amazon or Flipkart?
Secondly, do I have to take my laptop to the service center to replace the module or I can replace it at my home itself?
If I replace it at my own, will it affect my laptop's warranty?

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It'll take up to 2X8G DDR4-19200 modules; yes, you can purchase the memory and install it yourself (simply requires removing the base cover).
Disconnect the battery and unplug the system before upgrading.

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trying to upgrade my hp pavilion a335w to 1 gig ram, this is what it came with: (below it, is what I purchased will it work?)

Memory installed:
256 MB (1 x 256) DDR DIMM

Maximum allowed:
1 GB (2 x 512 MB)

Speed supported:
PC2700 MB/sec (message at 2100)

Type:
184 pin, PC133 DDR1-333 SDRAM

DIMM slots:
Two

Open DIMM slot:
One

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NEW PURCHASE description: Mem512 DDR pc-3200 (DDR400) Quanity: 2
 

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I have an old 486/L 66mhz computer that has 16megs of ram. Is there any way I can upgrade the ram? It has 4 slots on the motherboard that are filled. I'm assuming they are 4 megs each.
 

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I want to upgrade the memory on my Dell as it lags when I'm playing games but was wondering if there was any limit on the amount my system could support? I checked on Dell's website and they only offer up to 512MB modules which I already have two of, which suggests to me that it doesn't support (or at least they don't suggest) using anything higher. Also, they are always banging on about how important it is to buy components directly from them, but does it really matter?
 

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Dell Dimension 5100 (also please update your Profile mobo to this)

Memory:
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5100/en/sm/specs1.htm#wp1097520

Maximum: 4Gb 400-MHz and 533-MHz DDR2 unbuffered SDRAM
(note Windows Xp 32bit can only see 3Gb)

No it doesn't matter where you buy your Ram, but in saying that, you should buy the exact same ram that is already fitted, to avoid conflicts.
 

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