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post #31 of 40
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But his manual says that he needs to stick with DDR2. There is no clear cut answer yet.
i dont like you
don't question my knowledge of ram.
post #32 of 40
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But his manual says that he needs to stick with DDR2. There is no clear cut answer yet.
Just look at where the notch is on the memory DIMM itself. DDR2 memory and DDR3 memory have different locations for the notch.
post #33 of 40
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Does the memory say how many pins are on the Dimm? Laptop DDR2 is 200-pin where as laptop DDR3 is 204-pin.

One way to determine whether a Dimm is DDR2 or DDR3 is the location of the notch.

DDR2 has a notch closer to one side of a DIMM:



DDR3 has a notch closer to the middle of the DIMM:



Notice how the notch for DDR2 is at about one ram chip in length whereas DDR3 has the notch at 1.5 ram chips.
There ya go, rep to Riou for a good visual way to tell.
    
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looking at them photos, and comparing them to mine that I have ....looks to me a DDR3 however!

Im going to try and test either size, if i can get my hands on either... and depending on the result...lenovo will hear about it
Yeah, no kidding. They send you a manual that says you have DDR2, but yet you actually have DDR3.

Someone at Lenovo must've been dozing off and stuck you with the wrong manual.

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i dont like you
don't question my knowledge of ram.
I'll eat all your food.

But if you're serious, then we need to talk. But if you're not, then keep going.
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Ok guys...I have the FINAL FINAL ANSWER! So I "BORROWED" moms laptop

Moms laptop -



Check it out...this has DDR3 ram, I cracked that sucker open, now inside, there was a 2gb and 1gb stick...I temporarily fit the 2gb in my net book...IT PHYSICALLY FIT! BOOTED UP!! So this is my proof that it holds DDR3, I will be emailing, and calling lenovo about this...(I also have inside contacts hence i work for IBM lol)

so to answer my OP, Crucial.com is a joke
Edited by morbid_bean - 12/27/10 at 8:33pm
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post #36 of 40
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Ok guys...I have the FINAL FINAL ANSWER! So I "BORROWED" moms laptop

Moms laptop - http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+Lap...ract_desc=null

Check it out...this has DDR3 ram, I cracked that sucker open, now inside, there was a 2gb and 1gb stick...I temporarily fit the 2gb in my net book...IT PHYSICALLY FIT! BOOTED UP!! So this is my proof that it holds DDR3, I will be emailing, and calling lenovo about this...(I also have inside contacts hence i work for IBM lol)

so to answer my OP, Crucial.com is a joke
What exactly did you see on Crucial's website? Can I see?

Oh, and I'm telling your mom.
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How about that the memory tab was incorrect.I have never seen that before.
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How about that the memory tab was incorrect.I have never seen that before.
Yeah, when I saw that I instantly doubted both the Memory tab as well as the SPD tab.
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....hope yall can see this....
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post #40 of 40
That's so stupid it's almost funny. I sat there going, "Guaranteed compatibility? DDR2?! Wut..."

How did you generate that page?
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