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I'm just wondering. My current laptop has 1GB of DDR2 667mhz. Could I potentially replace it with 4GB of DDR2 1066mhz? I'm not sure on how to check maximum memory speed with the mobo.

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Provided your laptop will accommodate 4 GB of ram, 1066 will work fine. It may not necessarily run at 1066 though - it'll run at the specified speed of your hardware. The upside is usually running at slower speeds means you can run tighter timings.

Your laptop's manufacturer will have all the information you're looking for on its website. My DDR2 laptop wouldn't allow more than 2GB, but that's not across the board.
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Provided your laptop will accommodate 4 GB of ram, 1066 will work fine. It may not necessarily run at 1066 though - it'll run at the specified speed of your hardware. The upside is usually running at slower speeds means you can run tighter timings.

Your laptop's manufacturer will have all the information you're looking for on its website. My DDR2 laptop wouldn't allow more than 2GB, but that's not across the board.
Wait what do you mean it wont accomodate more than 2GB?

My laptop has 2 x 200pin DDR2 slots, so can't I theoretically have as much RAM as I want?

Anyways its some ripoff Chinese brand so I have no idea how to look up specs.
    
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My laptop has 2 x 200pin DDR2 slots, so can't I theoretically have as much RAM as I want?
No, unfortunately.
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