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I am planning on holding off on a new rig, I plan on waiting to see how vista goes and the new DX10 that will come out and the new AMD stufflez, So, I plan to upgrade my ram to 2 gigs from my pitiful 512 MB. I have like 200-250ish and I have a sony vaio VGN-S460 so I need some recommendations please!
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Was thinking of two of these,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220124
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Anyone?
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that looks to be good ram
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Is this RAM to support Vista in the future on your laptop? If so, don't bother... Vista is NOT laptop friendly. Vista Premium or above all have the Aero interface. Since this uses 3D acceleration, you video card will be in near constant use. In turn, this WILL kill your battery life. Decent Vista capable laptops (with DS10 support) probably won't be appearing for a year.

In any case, make sure you choose the appropriate speed and DDR type! What's Patriot's warranty?
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Is this RAM to support Vista in the future on your laptop? If so, don't bother... Vista is NOT laptop friendly. Vista Premium or above all have the Aero interface. Since this uses 3D acceleration, you video card will be in near constant use. In turn, this WILL kill your battery life. Decent Vista capable laptops (with DS10 support) probably won't be appearing for a year.

In any case, make sure you choose the appropriate speed and DDR type! What's Patriot's warranty?
I am going to hold off on vista with it and wait until vista comes preinstalled on laptops
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Anyone else have anything to say?
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Id go for it, im about to get another gig myself. It can only improve your system.
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post #9 of 10
Do you really need the 2GB? What do you use your laptop for? You might be better off saving some money and going with just a 512MB increase.
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post #10 of 10
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May just get http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartsp...30556DA5CA7304
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