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I want to upgrade the RAM in my laptop. I went on crucial's website to use the system analysis tool and it recommended 667MHz sticks but it also showed some 800MHz ones. I don't know which to get. Can the 1720 take 800MHz RAM?
    
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I want to upgrade the RAM in my laptop. I went on crucial's website to use the system analysis tool and it recommended 667MHz sticks but it also showed some 800MHz ones. I don't know which to get. Can the 1720 take 800MHz RAM?
The FSB is only 333, so the 667 ram is what you need. The 800 ram will work to, but will just clock down to 667.

Wow, scratch that, I jumped ahead of myself. Your T7700 has a 800 FSB (200 actual), so just get the 667. But again, the 800 will clock down.
Edited by ericeod - 5/14/08 at 11:34pm
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If the FSB is 800 shouldn't I get 800 RAM? Why would 800 clock down?
    
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