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Old 10-15-2006, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm thinking of buying some more ram for my laptop, and i have some questions:

- Do i need to have the same type of ram as my current 512mb
- If so how do i find out my current make of ram
- How should i go about putting the new ram

I've never bought ram, or even upgraded my laptop before, so all info is appreciated =)
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1. Same type, but not necessarily the same brand.
2. http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz
3. Google should have some pointers for your model.
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Old 10-16-2006, 03:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Now can someone link me to the type of ram i should be buying and stuff, i used the tool to get info and i've got this:

General Information :
DIMM0 (BANK0 ) : 256 MB - DIMM
DIMM1 (BANK1 ) : 256 MB - DIMM

Information SPD EEPROM (DIMM0) :
Manufacturer : Nanya Technology
Part Number : M1S25664DSH4A0F-6K
Serial Number : Unspecified
Type : DDR-SDRAM PC2700 (166 MHz) - [DDR-333]
Size : 256 MB (1 rows, 4 banks)
Module Buffered : No
Module Registered : No
Module EPP : No
Width : 64-bit
Error Correction Capability : No
Max. Burst Length : 8
Refresh : Reduced (.5x)7.8 ¬Ķs, Self Refresh
Voltage : SSTL 2.5v
Manufacture : Week 26 of 2004
Supported Frequencies : 133 MHz, 166 MHz
CAS Latency (tCL) : 2 clocks @133 MHz, 2.5 clocks @166 MHz
RAS to CAS (tRCD) : 3 clocks @133 MHz, 3 clocks @166 MHz
RAS Precharge (tRP) : 3 clocks @133 MHz, 3 clocks @166 MHz
Cycle Time (tRAS) : 6 clocks @133 MHz, 7 clocks @166 MHz
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