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Alienware mx11 r2 ram question.

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Hello guys, heres my problem, I recently got my hand on this laptop and I love it but I have a few problems about the ram.

First; when Im browsing internet and such I use about 2gig wich is alot imo.
during games it gets worse.

I have 4gig installed but only 3.8usable even if it an 64bit operating system.

Now, would adding 2x4gig could give me some breathing room?

Also in the manual it says that it support 1066/1333 operating at 800mhz. Does that mean that even if I have for exemple 2333 ram it would operate at 800?

The speca of the computer are the following
I7 640UM
2X2 GIG 1066
Gt 335m 1gig
250gig @ 7200rpm.

Now since it was only 450$ it was a good deal imo for school and stuff.

I was thinking about buying that ram http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231342

Thanks in advance!
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When you got the laptop did you do a fresh/clean install of windows?

If not do that before buying extra RAM you won't need...
 
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