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Old 04-18-2006, 08:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My Grandma's laptop is running a 3.2GHz processor which is really good but she has only 128MB of RAM. WTF!?!? I decided to give her an extra 512MB stick to add to the 128. But why would she have such low RAM along with an awesome processor?
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because its a prebuilt peice of shat?
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maybe someone wanted more ram and swapped with you grandma?
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I'm guessing a Prebuilt HP or Dell in which they only have to market CPU speed, because CPU is KING (jk) for most of the general public
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Someone ripped Grandma off somewhere along the way. What's the model number?? Look it up you will be able to tell what it should have had in it.
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256mb with 128mb shared with graphics?
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possible.. but i've never heard of 128 mb onboard video...
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there is 128mb shared. but its a joke if you only have 256mb to begin with.
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It's a Toshiba Laptop but don't know the model number. My guess is that she did probably get ripped off by Toshiba but who knows at this point since her laptop is about 2 years old.
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many manufacturers do that i have seen alot of laptops and desktops with good cpus but little ram and small hard drives. when people see 3ghz+ for a low price they wont ask questions, cause they think thats all that matters and they are getting a bargain.
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