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Why are RAM sticks so much more expensive when installed at the factory? [closed]

Looking at the Lenovo website, I can see that the configuration options for RAM on a M83 Pro SFF are as follows: 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz UDIMM base price 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz ...
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Increasing RAM beyond system specifications

I have had my laptop (Lenovo z570) for a couple of years now, and I am in the mood to do a bit of system upgrading. I checked the documentation online, and it has always said that it can handle up to ...
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Problems with corsair ddr3

My problem: I bought a brand new Lenovo desktop, comes with 1x4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 1600mhz 1,5v. Since i`ve installed a CORSAIR VALUE SELECT DDR3 1x4GB PC3-12800 1600mhz 1,5v the computer, random ...
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Can T400 work with 1333 MHz RAM?

I am interested in buying 2x4GB RAM from either http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820144686 or http://rads.stackoverflow.com/amzn/click/B00A8NX3CQ for my Lenovo T400. Both ...
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Does Lenovo T400 can only work with up to 4GB RAM?

Does Lenovo T400 can only work with up to 4GB RAM? On the detailed specifications for the Lenovo T400, it says "512 MB, 1 GB, 2GB, or 4GB memory" and "Supports up to 4GB maximum memory". Is it for ...
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Windows 8 out of memory over time: Toke Paged consuming over 5GB

Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad W530 As I leave my computer on for a day or so it starts to run out of memory. This continues until it freezes up completely. I've read numerous articles that has lead me to ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 - does 32/64 depend on RAM configuration?

Just got in a Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 (Xeon E3-1225V1) and a (new, sealed, holographed, looks legit) copy of Windows Server 2008 32/64 (standard) to run on it for a pretty lightweight job ...
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Will the Lenovo x230 work with DDR3-1866?

What is the max clock speed of the DDR3 that the x230 can run. I don't see it on Lenovo.com. Is it 1866mhz or 1600mhz? I see they don't sell 1866mhz as an upgrade, but I don't believe that means it ...
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Can my MacBook Pro RAM be used in Lenovo U165?

I upgraded my MacBook Pro RAM to 8gb and now the original 4gb is unused. I want to use these to upgrade my Lenovo U165 RAM, which is only 2gb. Is this possible? I also found out that both used DDR3 ...
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Will Komputerbay 8GB (2x 4GB) DDR3 SODIMM (204 pin) 1333Mhz PC3 10600 8 GB (9-9-9-25) work for my Thinkpad T500 [closed]

Can someone tell me if there is any reason that this ram will not work in my Thinkpad T500 2055-2cu? When I ordered the ram, I checked the specs and it looked like it was compatible, but after ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad 400 beeps after installing 2x4GB RAM

I just bought 2 x 4GB RAM (Corsair Value Select 4GB DDR3 1066MHz CL7 SODIMM (CM3X4GSD1066)) for my Lenovo Thinkpad T400. I installed the RAM and I get beeps (1-3-3-1). Does anyone have any ...
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how do i know which is the best total memory for my configuration?

I've heard and read online that some CPUs (or motherboards?) perform better with a certain number of memory (3,6,9 as opposed to 2,4,8). How do I know what is the best for each PC/Laptop ...
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Lenovo T500 2081 won't boot with 4GB SODIMM

Purchased an 8GB kit for my Lenovo T500 2081 CTO. The RAM I pulled out of it was PC3-8500. The kit I bought was the Corsair CM3X8GSDKIT1066, which includes 2 4GB SODIMM's. When I put them in, the ...
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Lenovo RAM switching

I have a Lenovo T500 laptop. For a few days I keep getting a blue screen of death. I've asked about the problem and I've been told that it's a RAM crash, and that I need to change the RAM. How can I ...
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Installing RAM in Lenovo W510, does it need to be balanced?

We are upgrading RAM on a W510. There are 4 slots, currently 2 x 2GB installed. Question is: can we install a single 4GB chip, or does it need to be balanced with 2 new chips?
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What is the RAM capacity of a Lenovo N500 42336BU machine?

I am running Windows 7 Professional x64 on a Lenovo N500 42336BU machine. I would like to know the maximum capacity of ram I can install on it.
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8 GB RAM in a Lenovo W500?

I've just bought 2 x 4gb Corsair CM3X4GSD1066 memory bricks. I've now however read that people have had problems getting these to work on a W500 - but is there a way to do it or should I just return ...