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No HP crap? What about the dm1z? I'm still working on a review (listed in my signature).
 
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I mean no HP crap touchpads. The x120e has better build quality than dm1z IMO. Anyways I found a youtube video on how to do it.

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post #13 of 23
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Atom sucks!
Okay so for $450:
AMD Fusion Processor E-350 (1.6Ghz, 1MB L2, 1.0GHz FSB) 2.0GT/s
Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64
11.6" HD (1366x768) AntiGlare - Midnight Black (Wireless Broadband Upgradeable )
AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, AMD Fusion Processor E-350 (1.6Ghz, 1MB L2, 1.0GHz FSB) 2.0GT/s
2 GB DDR3 - 1333MHz (1 DIMM)
320 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
6 cell Li-Ion Battery 57 Whr
Country Pack North America with Line cord & 65W AC adapter
ThinkPad b/g/n
Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradable

And plus that stick of RAM, how do I insert it? Is there a slot like in desktop mobos? Could you elaborate?
Watch here:


Go to 0:45-1:30 for opening the back access panel, and 3:00-3:45 for upgrading the RAM. Put the panel and tighten the screws back up, and done. Also, it won't void the warranty (in case you were wondering).
    
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post #14 of 23
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Okay, I also found a video
Question - the laptop comes with 1333MHz RAM, would I still be able to put 1066MHz RAM w/o issues or do I need 1333? If I need 1333 could you link me to a good stick?
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Okay, I also found a video
Question - the laptop comes with 1333MHz RAM, would I still be able to put 1066MHz RAM w/o issues or do I need 1333? If I need 1333 could you link me to a good stick?
The 1333MHz RAM it comes with runs at 1066MHz due to a limitation in Brazo's memory controller. That's why I recommended getting 1066MHz instead.
    
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post #16 of 23
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Ah, thank you for clarifying. So I put one RAM on each 'side'. It comes with one stick so there should be one empty side and I just stick the RAM in as shown?
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post #17 of 23
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Ah, thank you for clarifying. So I put one RAM on each 'side'. It comes with one stick so there should be one empty side and I just stick the RAM in as shown?
Exactly. You simply put it in the empty side. You put the RAM facing upwards into the slot and then push down on it until the metal latches hold it down. Then, put the panel and screws back on, and turn it on.
    
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If I am unsure which way faces up can I simply follow the example of the already-installed RAM?
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post #19 of 23
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If I am unsure which way faces up can I simply follow the example of the already-installed RAM?
You'll know which side it is because in between the RAM gold pins there's a missing space.

Look here:



See that missing space in the gold pins? The plastic pin in the RAM slot aligns with that. That makes it impossible to put it the wrong way. One of the reasons it was designed this way is exactly so that people couldn't mount it wrong.
Edited by LOL_Wut_Axel - 5/7/11 at 9:25pm
    
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ah. thank you! <3 <3 <3
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