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How can i tell whats the max ram i can put into my laptop. CPU-Z says that i have something in slot 1 and nothing in slot 2. Does that mean i have 2 slots and one is open for sure. I think it is... just wana make sure.

If i can get 2x 2gig sticks that would be cool.



From Before........

I looked before i dono what the exact model i have. I just copy pasted CPU-Z to HTML and here is its... www.mrzev.com/cpuz.htm

But yeah, i spent a little bit trying to find it and i was just blank... im soo freeking tired right now, so im gona give up for now.

First one to give the correct answer gets +rep =)
Edited by Mrzev - 6/27/08 at 2:52am
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I always use this program called SIW to find max supported memory.

http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

Download the one called SIW Standalone, best thing is that it doesn't need to install. Scroll down to Memory on the left side and it will have a listing for Maximum Capacity.

EDIT: On second thought, this thing says 4GB for my DS3L when it should be 8GB so who knows if this thing is accurate or not.
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Your laptop most likely supports 2x2GB DDR2-667

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Most laptops only have two slots for dimms. If you aren't satisfied with what CPU-z reports, load speed fan or everest or any other monitoring software to verify. Or, you could just turn of the laptop, turn it over, and remove the panel covering the memory to see for yourself. Many laptop manufacturers claim that the laptop support no more than 4gb of memory, but I don't know for sure on your particular laptop how much memory is supported, due in part to not knowing your model number.

So, it looks like you've only got one dimm slot filled at the moment, so you have room for one more stick, or a new pair of sticks.
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Yeah, it was one of those things where, i thought so... but man... i dont wana buy them and get my hopes up for nothing...

SIW -says it supports 4gig but i have 4 slots??? Thats it... im opening it up again...
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Yeah... 2 slots
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