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How do I physically identify memory modules without labels and without them being in a computer?

I bought 4 used memory modules from a reputable supplier on E-Bay as PC2-4200 DDR2, but it appears that they are are not what the labels say they are. What are the precise dimensions and physical ...
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Where can I find DDR3L 1866 that will actually run @1866 (e.g _not_ XMP) on my A8-6410 [closed]

AMD's website specifies that the APU I have can take 1866MHz DDR3 so long as it is low-voltage, but the only 14900MB/sec DDR3L kit available at my local microcenter used intel proprietary XMP instead ...
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Can I use SO-DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz with DDR3 1330MHz (2*1GB)

What happen when using SO-DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz, together with DDR3 1330MHz RAM? I am having ASUS AT4NM108 mobo and just 1GB RAM is plugged in.
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Do DDR3 SODIMM modules come in sizes greater than 8GB?

I'm really interested on buying a 1x16GB DDR3 SODIMM module because my laptop has only one memory slot. I know that DIMM modules with 16GB do exist. But I can find only packs with two 8GB modules of ...
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Which is better for a laptop? DDR3 SDRAM or SODIMM?

I am deciding between 2 HP laptops. One has DDR3 SDRAM and the other has SO DIMM. Which is better?
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Can you have PC3L and PC3 RAM together?

I have a pair of DDR3 SODIMM RAM modules in my laptop, and I want to replace the 2GB for a 4GB that is compatible. So far I haven't been able to find an exact match but I found a very similar with a ...
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Difference between DDR3 SDRAM and DDR3 SODIMM for laptop

I have an ASUS A55VD-NS51 laptop with 6GB of RAM and I've been wanting to upgrade the memory for a while. I've finally decided to go through with it, but I am unsure as to whether to buy DDR3 SDRAM or ...
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Upgrading (SODIMM) RAM [closed]

I want to upgrade my RAM to 12GB or 16GB. Windows 7 64-bit, mainly used for programming, gaming, 3D modelling/rendering, image editing. Link to the memory module I want to buy: LINK On the page is ...
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RAM issue with Dell XPS 1640

I have this laptop from 2009 N07X1604 STUDIO XPS 16 : INTEL CORE 2 DUO T9900(3 MEMORY : 4096MB (2X2048) 1067MHZ DDR3 DU As you see, it comes with 2 modules of 2gb 1067MHZ DDR3. Now I have searched ...
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What can I do with a bunch of old 1GB/512MB DDR2 RAM sticks?

I've been a parts-hoarder for too long, and buy stuff when I shouldn't. As a result, I have a whole bunch of relatively small denominations of RAM lying around. I've got like 10 or 12 SO-DIMM laptop ...
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Packard Bell EasyNote MX65 claims to support 667 MHz RAM, but doesn't work with it

I have a Packard Bell EasyNote MX65-100 with Mobile Intel® 945 Express Chipset. The specification data sheet claims that supports 667 MHz memory, however I cannot make it work with Buffalo Select ...
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As part of the PC knowledge, what is SIMM, DIMM, and can one DIMM be more than 1 circuit board?

I have seen the word SIMM and DIMM a lot, and was ignoring what they mean, but it seems that SIMM and DIMM basically just means: a circuit board that contains all the RAM components on it, to ...
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Can I install 1333 MHz memory onto a laptop supporting up to 1066 MHz memory?

I have a question regarding my laptop's RAM. I have 2 slots. One is empty; the other one has a Samsung SODIMM 204-pin 2GB DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM CL9, non-ECC, unbuffered module, running at 1066 (!) MHz, ...
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Is DIMM to USB convertor available?

I have a 512MiB DDR2 SODIMM SDRAM lying about, after upgrading my brother's notebook's to 2GiB. Seeing that it is not being used, and it hardly has any value on the market, I'd love it if I can use it ...
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Is PC2700 SODIMM laptop memory backwards compatible with PC100?

Can laptop PC100-133 memory be replaced with PC2700-333 ? Both have 200-pin SODIMM.
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Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my EB1501U still only sees 2 GB

Changed one 1 GB SODIMM (of two) for a 2 GB one, but my Asus EeeBox EB1501U still only sees 2 GB. The computer is running Win7 x86 (from factory). The specs says "max 4 GB". How can one get the ...