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Old 06-01-2010, 06:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an Asus 1008HA that I bought around October last year and my hard drive died, so I have to buy a new one. I'm actually a newbie when it comes to the insides of my Netbook, so I don't know if there are different sizes of hard drives and if some work and if some don't. I tried googling it but I only found the hard drive that is already installed so don't really have a clue. I'm also thinking of buying some more ram because it only has 1 Gb and I'm planning to install Windows 7 ones it's running again but again I don't know much about it. What I have found is that it is DDR2 and that it should be SO-DIMM (with 200 pins). Is there a maximum speed the computer supports?

I really need to know cause I'm not from the US and I'm trying to buy one by internet and bring it to my country so if I buy the wrong parts I can't return them.

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I own an ASUS 1005HA. So I know what you are talking about.

The hard drive, I think is a 2.5 SATA HDD. I have never opened mine to find out. That is common amongst netbooks/laptops.

You need this kind of RAM: - G.SKILL 2GB 200-Pin DDR2 SO-DIMM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Laptop Memory Model F2-5300CL5S-2GBSQ
I believe the limit is 2GB on there, there is only one RAM slot at the bottom. (I know the link is for US, but to give you an idea)

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