Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › Laptop memmory replacment
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Laptop memmory replacment

post #1 of 2
Thread Starter 
i have two HP Compaq nc8430 laptops the screens are busted and dont have HDD(they were free). ordered replacement screens.
any way need to get a SSD and want to get ram its got 1gb of unknown speed. what do you guys recommend? never dealt with laptops before.

also found this site. http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12442_na/12442_na.html#Technical Specifications

it list multiple types of ram and says has two dim slots but i took the back cover off and only see one dimm slot.
I7 2x the love
(10 items)
 
i7 lovin
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 4790K ASUS Maximus VII Hero 2x XFX Radeon R9 290X 8Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveMonitor
2x 500Gb Samsung 840Evo 2x 500Gb Samsung 850Evo 1x 250Gb Samsung 960Evo NVMe 3 x ASUS 24" 1920x1080 LED  
PowerCase
EVGA Platinum 1000 W PSU Xclio Windtunnel 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 930 ASRock Extreme 3 XFX HD6870 2Gb G.SKILL 12GB (6 x 2GB)DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
180Gb Corsair Force Series GT SATA III SONY Window 7 Ultimate 64bit Asus VE248H Black 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Kingwin Mach1 modular Xclio Windtunnel Microsoft 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 630 Presscott (stock 3.0Ghz, OC 4.2Ghz ) ASUS P5AD2-E Premium XFX 8800 Ultra (2x1gb) 2GB DDR2 800MHz Corsair 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Seagate Sony DVD/LG DVD-R Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit 17" Samsung SyncMaster730B (1280x1024; 75Hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Kingwin, modular 1000W XCLIO Windtunnel Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
  hide details  
Reply
I7 2x the love
(10 items)
 
i7 lovin
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 4790K ASUS Maximus VII Hero 2x XFX Radeon R9 290X 8Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveMonitor
2x 500Gb Samsung 840Evo 2x 500Gb Samsung 850Evo 1x 250Gb Samsung 960Evo NVMe 3 x ASUS 24" 1920x1080 LED  
PowerCase
EVGA Platinum 1000 W PSU Xclio Windtunnel 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 930 ASRock Extreme 3 XFX HD6870 2Gb G.SKILL 12GB (6 x 2GB)DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
180Gb Corsair Force Series GT SATA III SONY Window 7 Ultimate 64bit Asus VE248H Black 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Kingwin Mach1 modular Xclio Windtunnel Microsoft 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 630 Presscott (stock 3.0Ghz, OC 4.2Ghz ) ASUS P5AD2-E Premium XFX 8800 Ultra (2x1gb) 2GB DDR2 800MHz Corsair 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Seagate Sony DVD/LG DVD-R Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit 17" Samsung SyncMaster730B (1280x1024; 75Hz) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Kingwin, modular 1000W XCLIO Windtunnel Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 2
It's DDR2 667. You could get DDR2 533 RAM as well, it's just a little slower. It's possible the 2nd RAM slot is underneath the slot you saw. Or, it could be under the keyboard if the first was underneath the laptop(seen a Thinkpad like this, maybe HP did the same).
 
Lanbox Lite
(16 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i3-2310M Intel HD 3000 8GB DDR3 Samsung 830 64GB SSD 
Hard DriveOSMonitorCase
640GB Hitachi HDD Windows 7 13.3" LCD Magnesium Alloy, 3.2lbs 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 BE Gigabyte GA-MA78GPM-UD2H MSI Hawk R5770 3x2GB G.Skill DDR2 800 4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 250 GB WD Caviar Black Samsung 20X DVD-R/RW Thermaltake MaxOrb 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-B9-1600 Windows 7 Pro 64-bit BenQ E2420HD, 24" 1920x1080 TT Purepower 500W 
Case
TT Lanbox Lite 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Lanbox Lite
(16 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i3-2310M Intel HD 3000 8GB DDR3 Samsung 830 64GB SSD 
Hard DriveOSMonitorCase
640GB Hitachi HDD Windows 7 13.3" LCD Magnesium Alloy, 3.2lbs 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 BE Gigabyte GA-MA78GPM-UD2H MSI Hawk R5770 3x2GB G.Skill DDR2 800 4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 250 GB WD Caviar Black Samsung 20X DVD-R/RW Thermaltake MaxOrb 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-B9-1600 Windows 7 Pro 64-bit BenQ E2420HD, 24" 1920x1080 TT Purepower 500W 
Case
TT Lanbox Lite 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Laptops and Netbooks
Overclock.net › Forums › Mobile Computing Forum › Laptops and Netbooks › Laptop memmory replacment