I bought some ram sticks at the local computer shop in my town. Trying to upgrade my laptop. however my laptop is 1600 MHz, i do not know how much these sticks are. Is there anyway to find out without installing them into the computer?

Sorry if i am not explaining this right.

  • you might want to refer to this – pun Aug 13 '15 at 17:46
  • @The_IT_Guy_You_Don't_Like: he's talking about getting specs on RAM that is not yet installed. – psouza4 Aug 13 '15 at 17:49
  • Did you not get any information about the sticks before you bought them? I would ask the shop at least. – MC10 Aug 13 '15 at 17:52
  • The shop should hopefully have some record of the RAM and your purchase. They might know the specs. Any way you ask them? – MC10 Aug 13 '15 at 18:04
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    possible duplicate of I've got RAM everywhere. How do I identify it? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Aug 13 '15 at 18:06

Most RAM has stickers or labels on them indicating their manufactured specifications. If not, they certainly have a manufacturer name and product ID that can be referenced online. Visually inspect the RAM you want to use.

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  • They do not have stickers on them at all. – Chaz Thomas Aug 13 '15 at 17:46
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    The PCB must have a burned/printed manufacturing information, at least -- or perhaps the surface of some of the chips. Can you provide a photo of the RAM? – psouza4 Aug 13 '15 at 17:48

Well, if they dont say on the sticker on the RAM, the best you can do is Google the part number on the sticker.

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