Hello,Since I have some basic computer knowledge but I want to be sure before going for it, I need your advice. I own a HP ENVY Sleekbook 4-1000en and I recently upgraded hard drive and OS.I am thinking of upgrading RAM as well, as far as I know you need 2 memories of the same type so I guess I can?t just buy another 4 GB one right?Do I need 2 x 4 GB DDR3 of the same type to make it work? For example would these ones work finehttp://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-8gb-high-performance-sodimm-memory-upgrade-kit-cmsx8gx3m2a1600c9 ?Lastly does upgrading memory require any other configurations after plugin them in? Is a format required for example?Thanks for your time.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-Memory-on-ENVY-4-1000en/td-p/5753207
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I'm interested in purchasing an HP ENVY 720-220 computer. The specs look great, but I'd love to upgrade the RAM. According to the product specifications, it is upgradable to 16 GB. Now, my question is, would HP be willing to upgrade the RAM themselves if I paid an additional fee? I know the guide to upgrade RAM is online, but I'd rather not take the risk and mess up the machine. Thank you ahead of time.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Upgrading-RAM-HP-ENVY-720-220/td-p/5654335
I want to upgrade my 960 card to a GTX 1060 3/6gb version. Will it fit into the HP envy phoenix case?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-the-HP-ENVY-Phoenix/td-p/5854694
Hi there!iīm trying to upgrade cpu of an old Envy m6-1160la for video edition, after effects, premier, 3d max, etc.StockCpu is i5 3210u (2 phisical and 2 logical cores), and seeking iīve found that this cpu uses the same socket than others with 4 phisical cores (example: i7 3540m).See the list below:http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Core_i5_Mobile/i5-3210M_(PGA).htmlSo i want to know if anybody try this before.Thanks
fonando wrote:Hi there!iīm trying to upgrade cpu of an old Envy m6-1160la for video edition, after effects, premier, 3d max, etc.StockCpu is i5 3210u (2 phisical and 2 logical cores), and seeking iīve found that this cpu uses the same socket than others with 4 phisical cores (example: i7 3540m).See the list below:http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Core_i5_Mobile/i5-3210M_(PGA).htmlSo i want to know if anybody try this before.ThanksYou can find a list of compatible Intel CPUs in the HP ENVY m6-1160la Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-HP-Envy-M6-1160la/td-p/5607609
Hello, I would like to upgrade the GPU and PSU on a HP Envy H8-1437c. The GPU I am wanting to upgrade to is the GEFORCE GTX 970. It is 10" in length, PCI Express 3.0, and a dual port (or double wide?). The PSU is a EVGA Supernove Nex650G. Are there any proprietary power connectors on the current psu that I should be worried about? Am I able to upgrade the current GPU (NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 )to the GEFORCE GTX 970? Thank you very much!http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-GPU-PSU-on-HP-Envy-H8-1437c/td-p/5649332
Good afternoon, I have a 2015 HP Envy with 16 gb of Ram and i5 which goes up to 2.40 ghz. I would like to know if there is any way to put a more powerful processor in my notebook. Thank you very much
Dear Customer, Please provide the unit details:Model noProduct NoOperating System Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employeehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-processor-for-my-Envy/td-p/5852924
I have an HP Envy 13d061sa, 13.3 inch laptop with 256GB SSD drive. I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the drive to 1TB. Also is this owner upgradable?Thank youhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-SSD-of-HP-Envy-13d061sa/td-p/5734846
I'm interested in swapping out my current HDD and replacing it with an SSD. Are there any limitations on the size of SSD I can install? Will a 1tb work or am I limited to 512gb or anything like that?Are there any complications I should be aware of while considering this upgrade?Thanks a bunch!
See p. 48 of the Manual here: M6 service Manual https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7kLMZoGoTs There is no limit to the SSD you can install other than your budget. Any 2.5 inch SATA SSD that is 7mm thick which almost all are. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6BM3T90744&cm_re=Samsung_850_Evo-_-20-147-373-_-... The Samsung Evo 850 is my choice but OCZ, Kingston, several others make a good product so as long as it is a name brand you can shop on price and there are deals to be had. Software reinstallation/migration can be hard but if you have Windows 10 you always know you can download an install disk and you do not need a Key Code to reinstall and it will activate when you connect to the internet. Windows 10 allows you to make a system image and you can also use cloning software. Many ways to skin the cat. Post back with the inevitable follow-up questions. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/upgrading-Envy-m6-1125dx-with-SSD-are-there-any-limitations/td-p/5706054
A few weeks ago I took delivery of an HP Envy Phoenix - se nbsp It seems these days that HP and other manufacurers don't want you to add anything that they didn't ship to you so newer PC's are harder to upgrade nbsp nbsp On the surface it seems the - se has some upgrade potential nbsp x M slots open open PCI Express x slot open PCI Express x slot nbsp I wanted to make use of the open M slot add some RAM add an SSD for data apps add a high end sound card and replace the stock drive with a bigger one 850-065se Upgrading Phoenix Envy the HP nbsp nbsp When it came to adding memory or accessing the open m slot there was a challenge nbsp The Upgrading the HP Envy Phoenix 850-065se CPU fan radiator was in the way nbsp I almost stripped the screws x in moving it but was successful nbsp In the end I was able to add a Kingston heyperx m drive and up the RAM to Gb nbsp nbsp When it came to hard drives there were a couple of challenges nbsp The first was fitting a inch ssd in a inch bay nbsp I found a suitable adapter on amazon nbsp The second was that the drive bays depend on a certain type of screw to work nbsp Once you know what sort of screw it goes pretty well nbsp The last challenge was SATA cables nbsp One needs degree connectors at the drive side of the connection nbsp The last challenge was expansion cards nbsp I want to add Upgrading the HP Envy Phoenix 850-065se a PCIe sound card to the computer but there's not much room nbsp The nvidea takes Upgrading the HP Envy Phoenix 850-065se up two slots and obscures the PCIe x slot nbsp There's another PCIe x slot but the video card won't fit in there nbsp I haven't done so yet but I am hoping that I can fit the PCI x card to the PCI x slot successfully nbsp So far I have been able to upgrade my - se but it's been a fight all the way nbsp I've also done some modest overclocking with the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility I've got the CPU up to MHz but have hit a bit of a wall nbsp I need to do more study and may get a better result nbsp
Schwaa, welcome to the forum. This was a very good review of how you upgraded your computer. What you discovered are the problems that are created by a mid-size case. It would be great if HP would offer a full size case for their gaming computers. What you accomplished should make a major difference in performance.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-the-HP-Envy-Phoenix-850-065se/td-p/5534653
Hello HP Support Forum,I would be grateful if you could tell me whether my pre-built HP ENVY Phoenix 860-000nj Desktop PC should be compatible with NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card or not. I should note that this desktop of mine has been running a GTX 980 Ti on a 500W power supply for almost six months now without a single problem. I've added a link with the full specifications below.Thank you!http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04826674http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-my-HP-ENVY-Phoenix-Desktop-PC/td-p/5616738
I attempted to upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Upgrade was still in progress when I left for work. Returned to find notebook frozen. Tried to restart, still freezes at HP logo screen. Tried Hard Restart process, still freezes. What is my next option to regain functionality? Notebook was purchased in July of 2013.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/HP-Envy-won-t-start-after-upgrading-to-Windows-10/td-p/5814857
Hi, I had a problem with my old HDD installed on my HP ENVY 15-j012la, so I bought a new 240 gb SSD (Crucial BX200). I replaced the HDD with the SSD, then turn the laptop ON with the USB Win10 image to install it on the SSD, but the installer didn't recognized it. I gave format to the SSD, but the problem remains. I've read that the SATA should be changed in the BIOS, but this laptop has the InsydeH20 3.7 and there's no way to change to AHCI. I would be very grateful if you could help with this issue! Best !http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Problem-upgrading-HP-Envy-15-j012la-with-new-SSD/td-p/5795401
Hi nbsp I got my HP ENVY t-j Quad Edition nbsp Non-touch edition yesterday I am planning to upgrade the Hard disk to a SSD This question might already be asked by some one before but I am not able to find the related post right answer for this model nbsp nbsp My Configuration Windows th nbsp generation Intel Core i - MQ to SSD Quad HP 15t-j100 Upgrading on ENVY Edition ProcessorIntel HD Upgrading to SSD on HP ENVY 15t-j100 Quad Edition Graphics Upgrading to SSD on HP ENVY 15t-j100 Quad Edition -inch diagonal Full HD BrightView LED-backlit Display x GB DDR System Memory Dimm TB rpm Hard DriveNO mSSD Hard Drive Acceleration CacheNo Additional Office SoftwareSecurity Software Trial -Cell Lithium-Ion BatteryNo Internal DVD or CD DriveStandard KeyboardHP TrueVision HD Webcam w integrated digital mic b g n x WLAN and Bluetooth x nbsp I was said that i can only install either a GB GB SSD on this laptop But i am seeing that there are some issues in installing the GB GB SSD's on this laptop and success with GB etc nbsp Can you please let me know some details on what is the right SSD size I can upgrade to from small size to large nbsp Also Observed that there are so many issues in installing cloning the OS on to the new SSD So many said that the recovery media either using CD DVD USB is not working Few were succeded with Acrons Cloning software and some other free tools nbsp Is that really difficult to clone my OS from my hard drive to the new SSD and use it Also there is no CD DVD drive where i can use for cloing using any third party softwares nbsp Can you please let me know the right process to clone my hard drive on to the SSD and use it nbsp Also can you please suggest me any best SSD for this model nbsp Thanks in advance
Can some one please help me on this.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-SSD-on-HP-ENVY-15t-j100-Quad-Edition/td-p/3542337
I have an HP ENVY 750-177c and was upgrading and 2 thin black wires got disconnected from the motherboard. They have loops on the end of the wires that look like they could slip on pins. The wires connect to the top of the computer box. Where do I reconnect them at?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/I-have-an-HP-ENVY-750-177c-and-was-upgrading-and-2-thin/td-p/5726726
6 months ago,i upgraded memory from the factory installed 64 to 256. It works,etc.
Is there any additional tweaking/ajustments i can do? i read something with virtual memory setting could be done for one thing.
Unless you have Win95 you likely donít want to go messing with your virtual memory. And even in that case it is the vcache you would be more interested in tweaking. Win98 and higher handles memory well.
If you watch your system monitor and are sure you arenít using your virtual memory you might do the ConservativeSwapfileUsage=1 INI tweak. Unless you are doing graphics, video editing or something RAM intensive you likely arenít using the virtual memory and the tweak wonít slow your computer. It doesnít speed it up, it just stops needless writes to the hard drive during idle time. Information if you want to do that: http://www.aumha.org/a/memmgmt.htm
Donít let anyone talk you into Cacheman or any of those Mem/RAM/Turbo/Boost type programs. They were written for Win95 and counterproductive in anything since.
can i upgrade the 256gb m2 sata ssd for a m2 pcle drive which are much faster thanks in advancehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-the-M2-sata-with-a-m2-pcle-drive-on-a-envy-15/td-p/5681464
I picked up a refurbished HP ENVY 750-137C, and am currently looking to upgrade the graphics. I don't want to break the bank, but I do want it to last me some time, so I'm looking at the Nvidia GEFORCE GTX 1070. Aside from the changes in power requirements, does anyone know if this card would be compatible, and if there are any issues to this upgrade? Also, Nvidia recommends a 500W power supply for this card. Would that be enough, or is that genrous number? Additionally, if anyone has a power supply product they would recommend for this theoretical combination, I would greatly appreciate the advice. Thanks!
@Drifterx311?, welcome to the forum. Here are the full specs of the card on nVidia's website. The card is double slot and 10.5" in length. I suggest measuring from the Back I/O plate to the front of the case to see how much space is available. I believe that it will fit, but it will be tight. As you stated, the specs recommend a 500W power supply unit (PSU). Personally, I would buy one with at least 600W. This will give you some extra power for peak needs. I like Corsair products. Here are some PSU's for you to review at Newegg. If you choose a modular PSU it will allow you to only install the cables that are absolutely necessary. This allows for better airflow. The PSU is the backbone of the computer. Read the Customer Reviews to see what users have to say about them. A good PSU will make your system run much better. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-to-GTX-1070-Graphics-Card-for-HP-ENVY-750-137C/td-p/5665603
The service guide for the HP Laptop ENVY 17-j013cl indicates the largest SSD that is compatible is 160GB. Does the service guide state this because, at the time the ENVY 17 was produced, the largest SSD was 160GB? Or is the system limited to 160GB SSD, for some reason? Thanks.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Laptop-ENVY-17-j013cl-upgrading-hard-drive/td-p/5770194
I want to upgrade the memory of my Hp Envy 15t laptop. from 8Gb to 16gb, would like to know the memory sizt and how to install it.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Would-like-to-know-how-to-upgrade-memory-on-my-HP-Envy-15t/td-p/5816282
I want to upgrade the RAM in my envy 810-230qe. What is the correct pin size to use?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/envy-810-230qe-memory-ram-pin/td-p/5814230
Is the newest HP ENvy 17, with the 6th generation Intel i7 processor, product # M9X68AV_1, compatible with DDR4 RAM?
Hi, It use the following RAM's 8GB DDR3L - 1 DIMM12GB DDR3L - 2 DIMM16GB DDR3 - 2 DIMM means supports 1.35V and 1.5V RAM sticks. DDR4 RAM uses 1.2V. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-17T-DDR4-Memory/td-p/5289025
What is the MAX RAM memory configuration for my HP Envy 17-3070NR notebook?Currently configured with 2x4GB DDR3 memory chips. I am seeing conflicting specs (8GB & 16GB) between from various online websites like CNET and NEWEGG
@BR_WLPhoto? Supports up to 16384-GB of system RAM @ 1333-MHz, supports up to 8192-GB of system RAM @ 1600-MHz Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03317166 REOhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/What-is-the-Max-RAM-memory-for-HP-Envy-17-3070NR/td-p/5770250
I am looking to upgrade the memory in my HP ENVY 700-515xt the motherboard is the Kaili2 MS-7826. I wanted to upgrade to 32GB. I found "Corsair Vengeance Pro 32GB 4 x 8GB DDR3 2400MHz C11 Memory Kit". I know that the board supports that amount of memory but the 2400MHZ is what i am questioning.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Memory-upgrade-for-HP-ENVY-700-515xt/td-p/5783017
Hello, Everyone I am looking into the posibility of a memory upgrade of HP Envy 13 d100nn and d101nn.How many DIMM slots do they have and what is the max DIMM size per slot?Could not find anything in the public web space. Thank you in advance!
Hi, Looks like you can't because RAM is onboard thet means it is soldered to the motherboard: http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c05201115 http://support.hp.com/ee-en/document/c05201113 Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Memory-upgrade-for-laptop-HP-Envy-13/td-p/5759138
Hello there, I recently bought a HP-envy 13-d005la, this one has 8GB, is this RAM upgradeable? If it is, what's the maximun RAM size? Thanks.Angel
Not upgradeable. The memory is soldered to the motherboard. Manual Memory Support for LPDDR3-1600 dual channel, onboard memory Support for 8192-MB maximum system RAM If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-envy-13-d005la-memory-expansible-from-8GB/td-p/5808072
I had 8gb memory installed, 2 x 4gb, I purchased and installed 2 8gb ddr3 pc3-12800 and now the system is giving me an error.BIOS F.34 is installed and all HP and Window updates are current. Any suggestions? I've gone back to the 2 x 4gb for now. thanks
Hi, You should use certified modules (exact product numbers): https://www.kingston.com/en/memory/search?devicetype=3&mfr=HEW&line=ENVY%20Notebook&model=83460 http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for//envy-m6-1105dxhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Envy-m6-1105dx-memory-upgrade/td-p/5808119
So I have had this notebook for a couple years now but have recently gotten into dslr photography For post shoot processing I use adobe lightroom and have become irratated with the performance of my laptop while using the application regularly The cheapest answer to me is to upgrade a component of the laptop nbsp I currently have the retail items installed in my laptop Intel i gb HDD and GB of ram Upgrading the CPU seems a little touchy and complicated as it is not a well documented process for this laptop understandably But if this would be the most effective upgrade m6-n012dx going a to help? Is ENVY memory upgrade HP and someone could help to lay it out for me I'd be glad to do so nbsp That being ruled out which would be the most effective in increasing the speed and responsiveness of my laptop while using lightroom SSD upgrade or RAM upgrade nbsp If the answer is neither works get a new laptop I accept it but would likely not do so Thanks for the long read and quick response nbsp EDIT Here's my stats when lightroom is lagging perhaps a new laptop is the only solutionhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-ENVY-m6-n012dx-Is-a-memory-upgrade-going-to-help/td-p/5730308
I would like to increase the performance of my laptop, I would change the hd SSD 128g with a larger one, I would replace the traditional HD with a SSD, and I would also like to increase the RAM from 16g to 32g.I can do it?How can I do it?
Hi, 1. Larger SSD: Yes, for M.2 SATA SSD (TLC)2. Replace HDD with normal SSD: Yes,3. Increase RAM: no, 16GB max at this stage. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/hp-envy-17-n106nl-memory-upgrade/td-p/5825380
I swapped out the OEM 1600Ghz memory modules ( 2 x 8GB) and installed new 2133 memory modules. I had discussed this with an HP rep prior to undertaking this and was told this would not be a problem. the BIOS, as well as other diagnostics, still show the original 1600Mhz memory as the installed memory (which I have in the box as I write). How can I have the new memory recognized???
Hi, What are you trying to do here. Memory has been set at lower MHz because machine supports that MHz. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/New-memory-not-recognized-in-Envy-m7-notebook/td-p/5690382
Hi All! Last weekend I updated the memory RAM of my laptop HP ENVY Notebook - 15-k277ca. The machine has 1 module of 8GB by factory, so I've bought another module of 8GB (same Brand and same rate). But the problem is that the machine did not recognize this second module, neither in BIOS nor SO. Currently I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise x64. The weird part is that I've downloaded the CPU-Z, and this software recognizes the two modules. Any idea? Here are the image of the CPU-Z software (where the memories are recognized)http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrade-memory-RAM-HP-ENVY-Notebook-15/td-p/5686704
Hi Community, PC runs slow since win10 upgrade. Presently has 12 gig memory and would like to max it out. I follow the HP Process for determining Max Memory here. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00820047 Found support document here but it does not tell max memory, only the memory that was shipped with product. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/J6P01UA/7234894/model/7450441/document/c04463332#AbT0 Anyone know where HP hides Memory Upgrade information? I should would be appreciative of the assist.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/maximum-memory-for-HP-ENVY-15-k163cl/td-p/5832054
Hello i just wanna ask up to how many ram memory gb can i put on my hp envy m6 n113dx?thanks in advance!
There are two user accessible slots. The maximum memory capacity you can upgrade to is 16834GB (16GB) Only purchase guaranteed compatibloe memory modules from well known memory manufacturers. (Kingston, Crucial, Corsair, Samsung etc)http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Hp-envy-m6-n113dx-ram-memory-upgrade/td-p/5118215
If I take off the two ram memory banks of 8G can I replace them with two other banks to 16g? The 16g limit of ram can not be overcome in any way?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/hp-envy-17-n106nl-Ram-memory-upgrade/td-p/5830212
The machine has 8GB Ram as standard - Note I am Dual Booting Win10 and Win7.System informs me that I have 8GB of which only 2.11 is usable.I cannot find data indicating the upgrade possibilities for this machine.The Crucial tool indicates that they have no upgrades. Can anybody help ??
Hi, Which one is your main boot ? You are running 32 bit OS therefore it won't see anything over 4GB. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Memory-Upgrade-for-HP-ENVY-Notebook-13-d008na/td-p/5742141
Hello, I 've been trying to increase my dedicated video memory in BiOS but I can't seem to figure out how to do it or if it's even possible. Any Ideas will be greatly appreciated, It's currently set to 128mb and thats pretty much useless for most games now adays. I read somewhere that games will run better if you increase it. When I do scans on my computer that check compatibility for games, dedicated video is always the only issue. Product name: HP ENVY 15 x360 PCProduct number: G6T84UA#ABAVideo Card: Intel HD Graphics 4400Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Hi, Simply say: you can't. System will automatically allocate/assign available system RAM to graphics up to max supported. By the way, that machine is not a games machine. If you wish to play games on laptop, please set aside around $2,000. Regards.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/how-do-I-increase-HP-Envy-Dedicated-Video-memory/td-p/5188851
Will the Envy 15 as020nr work with 16GB memory modules? In particular, will the Viper module from Patriot work (16GB 2166 1.2V DDR4)? The biggest the manual lists is 8Gb (2133 1.2V DDR4). (P/N 820448-858)http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/envy-15-memory-upgrade-ddr4-2133/td-p/5733832
Did HP Envy Touchscr 15-as027cl supports both HDD + SSD memory?
Yes, theoretically. Here is the Manual: Service Manual It has a place to put a regular 2.5 inch hard drive or SSD and then also an M.2 slot. But there have been many issues here with HP laptops that have an M.2 slot but the port is disabled so you cannot install one aftermarket. My best advice if you want SSD speed is to replace the stock mechnical drive with an SSD. Post back with any more questions.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-Touchscr-15-as027cl-memory-upgrade/td-p/5779284
can someone help me.how to increase your dedicated memory video on this device/product?because i want to increase it, but there is no setting in BIOS.and any other description like Up to 2302 MB (512 MB dedicated) on video memory.and i think it can be upgraded becaus it's using AMD FX7500 APU (R7 Graphics).http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/upgrade-dedicated-memory-video-for-envy-m6-n113dx/td-p/5684602
I've purc hased and installed 16GB RAM in the two available memory slots. Only 8GB is visible (upgraded from 4GB). The HP Envy Sleekbook Maintenance and Service Guide HP Envy TouchSmart c03599931.pdf says on page 2 that the system supports 16GB RAM. When I go into the BIOS setup, I cannot change the amount of memory, which shows only 8GB. How can I see all 16GB?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Envy-Touchsmart-Sleekbook-4-memory-upgrade-won-t-see-16GB/td-p/5682887
I have been trying to upgrade my laptop Envy - tx with what I believe to be compatible ram the ram is Corsair Memory GB DDR SODIMM Memory CMSO Ram DDR3 14-1002tx failing Re: - upgrade 4GB ? Envy - Corsair S Memory GX M A C Corsair Memory GB DDR SODIMM Memory CMSO GX M A C Once I have installed the above ram when i Re: Envy 14-1002tx - Ram upgrade failing - Corsair Memory ? 4GB DDR3 S try boot the laptop it is fine I am able to run the built in HP memory test and everything passes However once windows tries to boot it immediately crashes on the windows loading screen Sometimes it will BSOD and say quot irql not less or equal quot other times it will freeze and do nothing If I put the old HP ram back in then everything is fine I believe the ram is compatible for reasons firstly even though the ram i have is Re: Envy 14-1002tx - Ram upgrade failing - Corsair Memory ? 4GB DDR3 S corsair this memory tool by Crucial says that this type of ram is compatible see here with this laptop Secondly the user manual for this laptop as seen here page says this type of ram is fine I have also tried returning the ram and got a new module with the same results I also tried testing the ram in other laptops to see how it went I tried in an older asus laptop and it did not work behaving the same as my Envy However I also tried it in a relatively new Gigabyte laptop and the ram worked windows booted and ran just fine Quite confused anyone have any ideas cheers
Additionally since I first started:
I have tried updating the bios and firmware (also installed all win7 updates from microsoft) from the HP support page for this laptop, I have also run the built in HP bios memory test and it passes, however the new UEFI diagnostic seems to freeze when it tries to test the module, so maybe it has the same issue.
Does anyone have any idea what is going on here or even where to start?
Is the somewhere I can call? (Im in Australia if that matters)
really lost here, any help would be great
Is it true that you can only upgrade memory with double the amount you already have? This is new to me, but someone told me if I was gonna upgrade my 256Meg DDR ram i have to put another 256Meg in and cannot put in 512meg like I want to give, er, 786Meg? Does this make sense? Is it true? I only have two memory slots and wanted to upgrade to as much as i can. (In stages of course).
That is not true. It is desirable to have the same brand of memory if possible.
Also, make sure that your system is capable of handling that amount of memory. Check your motherboard manual or website for the info, if you aren't sure.
I am considering upgrading my laptop's RAM from 4 GB DDR3 to 8 GB DDR3. Currently my laptop contains 2 strips of the following memory:
2GB 2Rx8 PC3-8500S-07-10 [x2]
Thought I'd ask you guys for help, as I do not know where to look for Samsung RAM, or any other 100% compatible RAM for my laptop. Well, actually I know where to look but how do I figure out which suits my laptop the best? I prefer to have the same brand of RAM this laptop came with, which is Samsung (my laptop is an Acer Aspire 8735G).
Also is it better to have 2 strips of 4 GB or would it be a better idea for me to buy 1 strip of 8 GB? I don't have any idea what type of motherboard this laptop's got, I can't seem to find it anywhere... I've used CPU-Z, checked my laptop's manual and service guide but nothing to find there.
Thans in advance
Here is the Crucial Memory listing for your model. Crucial guarantees their memory to be compatible, many other memory companies do not.
Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire 8735G Laptop/Notebook from Crucial.com
Hello all, im currently working on my building my 1st computer. Being my 1st im tryin to use as many parts from my existing comps as possible (keeping the cost low an in the event it dosent work my wife wont kill me because i didnt spend very much) i plan to use this memory(Corsair CMX512RE-3200LLAW 2x512) in my new one .Im ordering new memory to replace that since its my gaming cpu id like to upgrade to 2gb of memory. This is what im interested in (CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 433 (PC 3500) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model Twinx2048-3500LLPRO)
My question it says pc3500 can i use that?
Heres my mobo :Asus Sk8n
Or can i only use with pc3200?
Are u sure ur M/B is Asus Sk8n? I can't find it in newegg, or maybe u mean Asus K8N? What is ur CPU? If it's AMD then max memory clock it can use is 400MHz (PC 3200).
U can use higher clock memory, but ur M/B will only recognize it as 400MHz, so I think u'd be better off buying a 400MHz memory.
Hello Here s my current spec M b Gigabyte K NF- nForce PCI Express Processor MD Athlon Winchester socket Memory x Mb Crucial DDR PC CAS Case Antec Sonata PSU Antec True SP W HD Maxtor DiamondMax memory & Upgrading PSU Plus NCQ Gb SATA I want to upgrade the PSU to one with a higher wattage I asked for some advice from the store where I bought the original components - Overclockers They advised I get an Antec TrueBlue W PSU th one down on this page http www overclockers co uk acatalog Online Catalogue Antec html My immediate concern was the position of the fan - i e it s not on the rear of the Upgrading PSU & memory PSU like my current one - presumably the fan faces downwards inside the case Is this better worse or no different from one with a rear fan Also if I Upgrading PSU & memory want to keep the case and not slice it up should I check the actual measurements of the existing unit or are PSUs generally standard Upgrading PSU & memory sizes Second they advised I get a Coolermaster Hyper Cooler st one on this page http www overclockers co uk acatalog Online Catalogue Coolermaster html Is this going to be significantly better than the fan that came with the processor It s pretty cheap so I don t mind buying this if it s gonna be beneficial Finally I asked about upgrading the memory - there are slots on the m b and two are currently filled with Mb strips I asked if I could simply add more Mb strips and they said no the PC would have problems with x Mbs Instead they advised I get x Mb strips and remove the existing memory This is fine if it s true but it seems a shame to bin the original memory strips as they still work fine I have seen other people advising against filling all slots but it s usually people who want ridiculously high quantites of memory like x Gb strips Any advice is appreciated Gram nbsp
I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums nbsp nbsp Upgrading Memory nbsp To upgrade memory on Upgrading Memory HP and Compaq desktop-style computers you really only need to know three things What type of memory your Upgrading Memory computer needs How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are already open What is the maximum amount of memory you can add To find the maximum amount you can add find the maximum memory that your motherboard can handle GB GB etc You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Upgrading Memory Web Upgrading Memory site You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use For example -bit nbsp versions of Windows will only be able to use about Gigabytes of GB This is true of any operating system that I know of -bit nbsp versions can use GBs or more depending on their edition Windows nbsp Ultimate can go clear up to GB Once you know these two things motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux then you use the lowest of the two numbers For example if your motherboard can take up to nbsp GB memory max and you install a -bit version of Windows nbsp the maximum amount of memory that you can use is still GB To find nbsp the type of memory you need nbsp find your computer's product specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site nbsp Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case You can go to www hp com and put the model number and the word specification into the search field at the top nbsp Find nbsp the product specification document in the list of search results - nbsp it is probably the first result in the list Open the specification and you can find the type of memory and the HP name of your computer's motherboard You can then search www hp com using the HP name of the motherboard to find the motherboard specification The motherboard specification has more detailed memory information that you may want total number of slots memory speed etc Write all this stuff down Before going to the store and buying memory I still like to open nbsp the computer nbsp up to physically look at the number of slots - you never know if nbsp the factory had to change the memory configuration when it was building it To find the number of slots turn off the computer nbsp remove the side panel and physically look at the slots on the board You are going to have to open it up anyway to add the modules If you have a slimline you may need to break out the screwdriver and flashlight to move some components out of the way nbsp So once you have the memory type the number of slots and the maximum amount you can purchase the memory Some things to keep in mind when you purchase memory nbsp nbsp For best compatibility install DIMMs that all have the same part number It's pretty bad when you purchase memory and install it and then it doesn't work especially if the memory you purchases is online and you must wait a few days between installs nbsp Your motherboard is probably capable of supporting several different memory speeds If possible buy the highest rated speed that the motherboard supports For example if your motherboard supports the highest speed of MHz purchase MHz memory DIMMS But also keep in mind that the memory system will only operate as fast as slowest rated DIMM That is if you have both a MHz DIMM and an MHz DIMM installed the memory system runs at MHz slower All DIMMs would need to be MHz for the system to operate at faster nbsp Do not buy high-density or Fully Buffered modules unless you know the PC supports it Even so if nbsp your PC nbsp supports both unbuffered and high-density registered use low density to be safe Typically high-density registered DIMMs will have an R after the speed and Fully buffered will show FB For example PC - R nbsp For DDR and DDR SDRAM try to use exact pairs of DIMMs An exact pair is all of the same speed and size and of nbsp the same manufacturer To be safe... Read more
According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktops-Archive-Read-Only/Upgrading-Memory/td-p/124
I own a Dell Dimension 4600 series. I have an Intel 4 Processor at 2.4GHz and my memory is 512MB DDR SDRAM at 333 MHz. My PC has slowed a little bit since I upgraded my Greeting card software and added a new printer. I am still using windows XP 2002 version. Would I be able to add 1 Gigabyte DDR2 memory for my PC? Thanks.
looks like you can add another stick of 512 or you can use 1 gig sticks
if you want to search other places like newegg.com or tigerdirect.com look for pc3200 speed 400mhz
My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram. Since I have been flooded with win 7 upgrades and etc..2 gigs seem to slow down my system. I heard owners of the same net book had removed the 2 gigs and replaced it with 4gigs and found that to be very satisfactory. I bought this net book cause of traveling convience and its low price, but i do not want to add more cost to it, because of it.. I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram? Also, its a shame about the removable 2 gig i would have to remove..i go back to the days when a pc ran on only 10MB of ram and that was in Oct 1992...and they were very, very expensive then and even rare to get at times.
Quote: Originally Posted by Novel8
My net book Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454 came with only 2 gb of ram.............I realize it would cost me something, so can anyone here recommend where i can get a good price on a 4 gig ram?
Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire One 722 Netbook from Crucial.com
Above link is to the Crucial RAM configurator for your netbook at Crucial.com. Take a look at its recommendation for your netbook.
You can also go to Crucial with your netbook and let it sniff your configuration. It will then make a recommendation that should match the link I provided.
$23 for 4 GB direct from Crucial, or you can shop for that exact Crucial product number locally.
hi how is everybody doing I have a problem with installing two 1gig memory sticks wanted to see if you guys can help I have a Gateway 710x pc with a Pentium 4 processor it has two 512 in there now and it has for slots for memory Gateway said it could handle four gig of memory I tried to put to one gig sticks but they do not work I tried the memory on a nether computer and they work fine I can take one 512 out and the computer works doesn't anybody have any ideas thanks
I upgraded the memory on my Compaq home computer last week. Thanks to the advice I received on this site. I went through crucial.com to get what I needed. This is the first time I ever opened a computer to do anything. My computer is running very well now.
Now I want to upgrade the memory on a home computer where I work. It is a Compaq also but a different model. The memory capable is 512MB. Currently running with 256MB with ONE empty slot. I want to use the 128MB module that I had in my other computer to bring the memory up to 384MB.
This Compaq is about 2 years newer. Both are running Windows XP. Will it harm the computer to put 128MB next to the existing 256MB?
i have bought memory and when i put it in the computer the screen does not come on but when i put the old memory back in it...it works.....any suggestions on how to get the faster memory to work.thank you.
I have got an old computer but would like to upgrade my memory.
At the moment I have 4GB DDR2 PC2-5300 (333 MHz).
Would I be able to upgrade those to 800MHz PC2-6400? Or maybe combine them?
Thanks for the help.
It depends on a lot of factors, but most likely, you wouldn't see any difference in performance if you did and were able to get them to run at 800 MHz. If you combined them, the memory will run at the slowest speed of the chips anyway.
Now, if you have a reason to need 8 GB over 4 GB, you'll see a difference with the increased memory, but only if the 4 GB is holding you back at this point.
I wanted to upgrade the RAM. May I know the compatible RAM and upgrade capacity.
Hello You own an HP Pavilion g6-2002au notebook. Unfortunately you happened to chose a notebook that is not so simple to upgrade.You will have to either contact an online memory vendor and ask them for help finding a guaranteed compatible 8GB upgrade or purchase the upgrade from HP.
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Advise appreciated, I wanted to upgrade my RAM, currently I have 256 mb pc 2100 DDR
I'm a newbie on this. I usually see specs like pc 266, pc 333, pc 400 and not a pc 2100.
1. What is the right specs if I wanted to add 256 mb to make 512 mb?
2. Can it be higher?
I am about to upgrade my 512mb ddr333 and have bought 1gb ddr400 memory. I know that if i install both then they will end up running at the slowest speed of 300mhz(166mhz actual).
My question is should i just accept this drop in speed for an extra gain of 0.5gb memory or will it run faster if i take out the old 512mb ddr333 and only install the 1gb ddr400 memory stick and set the dram frequency to 200mhz (400mhz effective)?
heres my system:
Windows XP Pro
amd athlon XP 2200 running @ 1.8Ghz
Asrock k7s41 Motherboard
Thanks in advance.
I thought i had a really good pc but apparently not! I have gotten a new graphics card and still, new games like tribes 2 don't run well so i decided to upgrade my memory even though I was told that it won't improve my game playing performance. but someone at the tribes 2 forum said i should get 133mb or mhz, whatever it is, sticks even thought my pc specs says it only supports the 100 dimms kind. so this guy said that 133 is backwards compatible with 100. what does that mean and will it improve my game playing experience?
Alright I ve had my computer for a few years All I ve done to it is upgrade to -bit windows and add a secondary hard drive I feel like it is time to upgrade the RAM and primary hard disk Memory According and Memory HD Upgrading to the Upgrading HD and Memory specs for my computer the max RAM it can support is GB It came with x GB sticks and x MB If i was taking it to the max that would mean replacing the with additional GB That being said memorystock s website says that my computer can handle a max of GB I m not sure if I want to spend that money now but it would make me consider buying GB sticks By the way my motherboard thanks Everest is an Intel D XBG Gateway OEM Hard Drive I currently have a GB Seagate Barracuda RPM as my primary and the TB version as my secondary hard drive I m considering keeping the secondary drive and replacing the GB one with a smaller or GB SSD Any advice on choosing one would be great Final questions My secondary seagate hd has a MB cache and gb s SATA interface Would it benefit me much to upgrade it to something like the WD Caviar Green or Black I honestly don t know that much about how much the transfer rates or cache sizes would affect me in gaming and such Thanks guys I wouldn t consider myself completely computer illiterate but I clearly need some help nbsp
I have a quick question. I want to upgrade my memory, my motherboard is a MSI MS-6540G (661FM-L). Right now I have 512 and 256 sticks installed at 333 Mhz. The MB can have up to 2 gigs of memory at 400 Mhz, and my question is, how do you know if your mobo is capable of utilizing duel channel memory? These are the sticks I'm interested in:
Now, when I went to Kingston's website, this is the stick it recommended based on my motherboard:
So, my mobo cant use dual channel?
I use a old pc at home just for surfing the net.I'm tempted to get broadband as my dail up is too slow.
It says i need 128 mb min to use it on this old advent PII 233,i have 96mb at the moment,how do i find out how much a old PC can be upgraded to?.
And where do you buy memory that small.
Hi Guys I am running AMD Athlon XP GHz and have Soltek motherboard Memory(RAM) Upgrading its quot SL-KT -A L quot which has DDR DIMM Slots and it can hold DDR MHz and up to GB of unbufferd DDR ram I recently upgraded my RAM from DDR to DDR So I have XSAMSUNG MB PC DDR PIN OEM Rams installed in DIMM and DIMM It runs fine with no problems Now I want to buy SAMSUNG MB PC DDR PIN OEM and install it in the DIMM slot with X DDR rams This will make GB of DDR Ram So my question is Will it run fine and will give me the same power as GB ram installed alone or I have to take out the X DDR rams and intall either X DDR rams or just only GB DDR ram Please help I Upgrading Memory(RAM) am kinda new to these things Also Do I really need to get SAMSUNG brand or I can also install any other brand such as CORSAIR Thank You Upgrading Memory(RAM) - Create your threads in the proper forum Didou nbsp
You should be able to run the 512 with the 2x256 with no problems. I would check the latency of the RAM to verify they all match. Latency is usually denoted in this format 2.5-3-3-5. I would stick with the same manufacturer if possible. Only real way to tell if it is going to work is to try it and see and browse as many forums as you can to see if anyone else has had issues with those brands and sizes...
I thought I'd share some helpful information to help start the forums nbsp nbsp Upgrading Memory nbsp To upgrade memory on HP and Compaq desktop-style computers you really only need to know three things What type of memory your computer needs How many memory slots are available and if you have any that are Memory Upgrading already open What is the maximum amount of memory you can add To find the maximum amount you can add find the maximum memory that your Upgrading Memory motherboard can handle GB GB etc You can find this information on your product's motherboard specification on the HP Web site You also need to know the maximum your operating system can use For example -bit nbsp versions of Windows will only be able to use about Gigabytes of GB This is true of any operating system that I know of -bit nbsp versions can use GBs or more depending on their edition Windows nbsp Ultimate can go clear up to GB Once you know these two things motherboard maximum and Operating system maximux then you use the lowest of the two numbers For example if your motherboard can take up to nbsp GB memory max and you install a -bit version of Windows nbsp the maximum Upgrading Memory amount of memory that you can use is still GB To find nbsp the type of memory you need nbsp find your computer's product Upgrading Memory specification and motherboard specification on the HP Web site nbsp Your computer has a model number printed on a label stuck to its case You can go to www hp com and put the model number and the word specification into the search field at the top nbsp Find nbsp the product specification document in the list of search results - nbsp it is probably the first result in the list Open the specification and you can find the type of memory and the HP name of your computer's motherboard You can then search www hp com using the HP name of the motherboard to find the motherboard specification The motherboard specification has more detailed memory information that you may want total number of slots memory speed etc Write all this stuff down Before going to the store and buying memory I still like to open nbsp the computer nbsp up to physically look at the number of slots - you never know if nbsp the factory had to change the memory configuration when it was building it To find the number of slots turn off the computer nbsp remove the side panel and physically look at the slots on the board You are going to have to open it up anyway to add the modules If you have a slimline you may need to break out the screwdriver and flashlight to move some components out of the way nbsp So once you have the memory type the number of slots and the maximum amount you can purchase the memory Some things to keep in mind when you purchase memory nbsp nbsp For best compatibility install DIMMs that all have the same part number It's pretty bad when you purchase memory and install it and then it doesn't work especially if the memory you purchases is online and you must wait a few days between installs nbsp Your motherboard is probably capable of supporting several different memory speeds If possible buy the highest rated speed that the motherboard supports For example if your motherboard supports the highest speed of MHz purchase MHz memory DIMMS But also keep in mind that the memory system will only operate as fast as slowest rated DIMM That is if you have both a MHz DIMM and an MHz DIMM installed the memory system runs at MHz slower All DIMMs would need to be MHz for the system to operate at faster nbsp Do not buy high-density or Fully Buffered modules unless you know the PC supports it Even so if nbsp your PC nbsp supports both unbuffered and high-density registered use low density to be safe Typically high-density registered DIMMs will have an R after the speed and Fully buffered will show FB For example PC - R nbsp For DDR and DDR SDRAM try to use exact pairs of DIMMs An exact pair is all of the same speed and size and of nbsp the same manufacturer To be safe... Read more
According to your Product Specification and Motherboard Specification your memory information is this... Memory Installed 1 GBMaximum allowed 4 GB* (1 GB DIMM in each of the 4 slots)Type = 240 pin DDR2 SDRAMSpeed supported PC2-4200 MB/secSupports two channel memory (so you will get better performance if the sticks are all the same size/type/manufacturer and put into paired slots (1-3, 2-4, or 1-2-3-4).Only use non-ECC memory only, unbuffered. Most DIMMS you buy are non-ECC. I would still open the case or look in the BIOS to physically verify what slots are actually filled. You never know, the factory may have put 4 256MB DIMMS, instead of 2 512MBs. By the way, for other folks that want to find their product and motherboard specification: enter your PC's model number into the search line from www.hp.com , click on Support and troubleshooting for your model number (this last post was an a6010n), and then click on Product Information in the middle of the page.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-Memory/td-p/124
my friend have a Apacer 256 PC-2100 RAM wanna sell to me, i am hesitating either buy or don't buy...what i am worried is my current DDR-RAM is not the apacer , it's kingston 256 PC-2100 DDR RAM..
I've heard aout some artical said that there will be conflict if use the different brand of memory at the same time...
I don't know how big is the problem if i use both memory at the same time..
Can anyone give me some adviseS?
i currently have pny and crucial ram together no problems running me, cant install xp, but not ram issue narrowed down to via chipset sound
I currently have 512mb ram on my computer, and i wanna get 1GB more. I already found out wanna I wish to purchase just gotta verify it would work with my computer. For starters i got a dell deminsion E-510 still has 2 slots open and I have (256x256) more in image below;
and finally this is what im looking to purchase
Thanks in advance
note: if image doesent pop up here is the link for it http://www.snapdrive.net/files/44404/0memory.bmp
Should work, http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/sm/specs0.htm#wp1052310
First post here - any help appreciated.
I'm trying to help my Mum and Dad upgrade their PC memory to help with performance.
Here are the two PC details - looking for confirmation that I'm ordering the right stuff.
PC 1 - MESH ELITE m800, has 2 x 512 PC3200 DDR 400MHz
PC 2 - MESH ELITE 2.6, has 2 x 256 PC2700 DDR 333 MHz.
Here are my questions.
1. I assume you cannot mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory - right? (So I cannot mix those memories)
2. Each PC has 2 slots used and 2 slots free - does it need to be added in pairs? I guess so - not sure though.
I'm planning on buying 2 x 512 PC3200 400MZ for PC 1 taking it to 2GB.
And getting 2 x 512MB PC 2700 333MHz for PC 2 taking it to 1.5GB.
Does this make sense?
I'd normally got to amazon and get whatever is cheapest and not completely 'no-name'.
Memory is not created equal.....get a name brand would be better....not sure of the make in them now...
You can mix 400MHz and 333Mhz memory but it will always run at the slower of the two.
If the PCs in question have access to the Web try here and click on Scan My System using the PCs you want upgrade and it will give you a good bench mark.
I am not a tech ninja, so I thought I would ask those who are...
I'm upgrading the memory on my work laptop from 512mb to 2gb. I removed the 512 and installed the 2gb (two 1gb sticks), and when I turned on the laptop, it seemed to go back to exactly how it was when I first received it. My desktop was gone, etc. So, I removed one 1gb stick and put the 512mb stick back in the expansion slot on the bottom and everything is working as before. Therefore, my question is: how can I put in the other 1gb and keep everything working as it is now? Is there a way to transfer my data from the 512mb memory to the 1gb that's already installed?? Any help is appreciated!
Never mind, figured it out. Thanks!http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/upgrading-memory-need-help-411136.html
Hi there Well some of you may have seen the recent thread of mine on upgrading my laptop s memory from MB but I ve given it a bit more thought and I ve decided to give my desktop a kick up the backside with some more RAM but in turn I m hoping this will provide me with Upgrading Help - Please! Memory some spares which I could transfer over to my laptop At the moment my computer is running x GB DDR Upgrading Memory - Help Please! PC and x MB DDR PC I will carry on with the upgrade of another x GB DDR PC being added to my desktop since it needs it with all the software I run for University but I read on the Crucial website that regardless of the speed all memory will be backwards-compatible which gave me a thought and a hope that I might be able to kill two birds with one stone as it were and upgrade both my laptop AND desktop and only having the cost of upgrading the desktop So what I m talking about is when I rip out the PC stick will I be able to just simply pop this into a spare slot in my laptop or is this type of memory only to be used for desktops or can I safely carry on and add it to one of the PC MB sticks thus giving me only a MB upgrade but an upgrade all the same or is this not possible or worth it I mainly run Photoshop on my laptop and leave all the indepth stuff like video rendering and some of the bigger and newer games to my desktop and to be honest it s less of a waste if I can use a MB stick left over from my desktop in place of one MB stick rather than just throwing it away What s your suggestions please nbsp
This may seem like a stupid question, but is it possible to put PC100 SDRAM memory in a system that uses PC2100 DDR SDRAM or PC3200 DDR SDRAM memory? I have a system with only 128MB or RAM that is choking (intergrated graphics, go figure), and I wanted to upgrade it. NOTE: IT ISN'T POSSIBLE TO UPGRADE THE VIDEO CARD: IT HAS NO AGP SLOT. ONLY STANDARD PCI.
No. the pc100 sdram module wouldn`t fit into the ddr dimm slots.
Get at least a 512MB stick of ddr333 or ddr400(pc2700/pc3200) ram.
Take out your 128Mb stick of ram and replace it with the larger ram module.
Make sure that whatever ram you get it is compatible with your mobo.
On the graphics card issue. It can be upgraded, by buying a pci graphics card.
Do a Google search for pci graphics cards.
I'm getting ready to upgrade my motherboard, memory and CPU to E8400 with 8GB DDR2 SDRAM on a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P MB. I want to run Windows XP 32-bit (my current OS) in a dual boot with Windows 7 Beta 64-bit.
My question is:
If I upgrade the motherboard, CPU and memory will Windows XP SP2 be able to recognize it and recover ("Windows has recovered from a serious error") or will it trash the Windows XP installation? I know I will have to install MB, CPU and chipset drivers but besides that, is it do-able without re-installing Windows XP? Also, will having 8GB RAM be detrimental to 32-bit Windows XP?
Thanks in advance.
You will have to install a fresh copy of Windows on the new system.
XP will only see 3GB of memory
I'm not sure if this is the correct area to post this question - however I'm hoping somebody can help me out.
Here's the scenerio - Say you have a server that currently has 6GB of memory and you want to upgrade to 16GB.
What information do you need in order to determine how much you need to purchase? How do you calculate this?
If additional information is needed, let me know.
Thank you so much!
You'll need to look that information up in your motherboard book. It wil tell you the maximum amount of memory it can handle, what type etc. Again look for this information in your motherboard documentation spefically the motherboard manual or visit your motherboard manufacturer website for the info and specs.
I need to upgrade the memory in my Dell
Mainboard : Dell Computer Corporation Dimension 8200
Chipset : Intel i850E
Processor : Intel Pentium 4 @ 2000 MHz
Physical Memory : 512 MB (2 x 256 RDRAM )
Video Card : Nvidia Corp GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X [NV18.2]
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.01.2600 Service Pack 3
Can I safely replace the present memory and replace them with 2x512MB RDRAM?
Also If I do replace the memory is it a plug play situation or do you have to do something special?
hi, can anyone help me, i have a advent 7302 notebook running vista home premium,160gb hdd, 1gb memory, intel core duo, and im trying to add an extra GB to the memory, my laptop is capable of a maximum of 2GB, for some reason my laptop will not register more than 1gb, ive tried swaping the mem cards around, took old out and put new in, reformating hdd, removed bios battery, still nothing but 1gb!!! please help
I am trying to upgrade my sdram from 4 Gb to 8 Gb
when I try to buy a suitable memory chip there are differences mechanically. the sd ram from Toshiba shows a marker slot to left while an equivalent crucial and many others show the slot to the right.
how can this fit ?
my laptop s toshiba satellite c855d-s5232.
can I use the available local market rams
little confused in the mechanical issues
what is needed is Toshiba PC3L-12800 DDR3/DDR3L-1600MHz Computer Memory Module - 4GB.
can I just use another 4 gb module to make total of 8 gb ram ?
Yes, you can just buy a single 4GB of the same memory already installed to upgrade to 8GB.
The photos you posted are the same, just one is flipped over. If you faced them the same way their holes would line up.
Here is what you need:
Computer memory and SSD upgrades for Toshiba Satellite C8xx Series Satellite C855D-S5232 from Crucial
I have a Compaq computer, which originally had 64 MB of SDRAM. I recently bought 512 MB SDRAM. I try to install it, and - the monitor won't do anything. It will work if the old chip is still in place, though. However, the system won't register the 512MB chip either way. This was a major upgrade for me, and I need this to work. I need your help, and would appreciate any given.
I guess its time for me to upgrade my computer. It's a few years old now and it seems to be trailing behind in the speed-department. All the games i run are pretty slow and/or laggy. The only problem is that i don't know exactly what kind of memory to buy, nor do i know how much i need to get. these are my specs:
Dell Dimmension 4300
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 1.7 GHz
256 MB Ram
64 MB ram video card (NVIDIA GeForce MX/MX 400)
100 mbps cable internet
37 GB hard drive
The only other question i have is should i just get 512 (since im pretty sure that's my computer's maximum) or should i go ahead and buy a new motherboard with higher memory connections. If so, what type of motherboard. My computer case is pretty large (at least it seems regular size) so i don't think space will be much of a problem. Thanks
RAM is only part of the problem with your PC. Your CPU is slow and your video card is pretty low end.
Your computer should be able to support more than 512MB of RAM. Check to see how many memory slots there are. On Dells it may only be two, maybe three.
If you go to Dells website and enter your service tag it will usually list what type of memory was originally installed. Chances are it's PC2100 DDR or something similar.
If I remove the old memory and replace it with 2 new memory, to max out my PC with upgrade, will the files I have in my documents and other location be gone (still on the old memory) or will they still be in my PC?
The files are on the hard drive,so will still be there.
Make sure to power off before installing memory.
Hello, I have only 2GB RAM ATM, Kigston. I want to buy additional 2GB of ram. I wan't they to work in dual channel, so I was asking it will be good to buy another Kingston or some another firm ?
They both will work on 800Mhz...
I think it's always best to use matching RAM sticks, so yes, I'd stick with Kingston.http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/197305-question-about-upgrading-ram-memory.html
Hi, I have 512mb (2x256mb) RAM in my computer, i want to upgrade because i am doing lots of video editing and movie making. I was thinking about upgrading to 2 gigs but i was told this by someone
""overkill on Ram can be counter productive!! Boot up takes longer (more of windows loaded into RAM)>> CD and DVD burning slower, more of the Data cached in RAM!! I settled for 1.5 gigs< enough for CAD programs and Photoshop to run good but not too much to slow down booting and CD burning !!!"
is this true?
I was also told
"2GB's is generally overkill, 1GB outta do it"
"2 gigs would help in the long run, or if you are doing some hardcore video editing"
they are opposite sayings, so what do i believe here?
Please help me with how much i should get, thanks
I have a PC that was acquired WAY back in the day or so it seems I got it in or I can t truly remember All that is peturbing me now is that I have a maximum of only about GB on it As low as that seems I ve never thought of upgrading until now I ve never had problems or anything with filling up space until now when someone told me that up to GB can be acquired for the price of about dollars Maybe more maybe less but I m interested As of now I m running on Windows and I have local disk drives beside the CD and Floppy C- system D- my mom s E- me I heard that an update in only the amount of data that can be stored on a computer comes in the form of a hard drive questions a What s the lowest price you ve seen for a hard drive and where b How will this new amount of free data be distributed I want more data for all around the computer not just one new drive How can I go about this C Will I have to remove my old drive for this one if upgrading Questions about memory... I want the effects entailed in B If so how will I bring programs and files over to the new one D Will it be easy to install I ve gone into my computer on several occasions to install hard ware I don t have much knowledge on RAM and I know that it s now low as the storage space I want an update for it too Basically the same Questions about upgrading memory... questions as above but a How does it work b Where in the CPU does it plug in Will the computer recognize it as new hardware Any help is much appreciated nbsp
I wonder if anybody has ever solved this issue nbsp I have a MT I run x GB memory with no issues nbsp According to specs the machine will handle x Memory i5 Optiplex Upgrading 980 In GB in a bit enviroment nbsp I started out with x of DDR memory that everybody said would work through backwards compatibility nbsp No go nbsp Arrived at BIOS and memory was populated but machine never booted or completed repairs nbsp It just gave me messages such as Kernel Security Check Failure on the ole BSOD and restarted over and over nbsp I contacted G Skill and was told I would have to get the memory which I did but still the same issue nbsp It s definitely looking Upgrading Memory In i5 Optiplex 980 like this just can t be done and apparently others have arrived at the same conclusion contrary to posted online specs Additional info nbsp my CPU is the Intel i - and a look at the Intel site also indicates GB capable of DDR I am in the process of maybe answering my own question nbsp Not being a memory expert I have not noticed the distinction between the PC - x GB ram I m running with no issues in my machine and the memory PC - memory that the Intel site says this processor will support up to GB There is apparently a difference but I m kind of afraid to try any more new memory that I might have to also find a way to sell nbsp From what I have discovered my existing memory runs at MHz but the other memory runs at MHz so you have to wonder if GB at the lower frequency will make for a more capable machine than GB at the higher frequency nbsp Boy am I confused
1066 and 1333 are too slow.
DDR3 1600 must be used.
Low Density 1.35v
4 gig dimms max size.
1R or 2R not 4R.
DDR3 1066 = (PC3 8500) too slow
DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) too slow
DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) This is the REQUIRED Speed for loading 16 Gigs of ram and it must be LOW Density.
DDR3 PC3-12800 • 9-9-9-24 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • 512 Meg x 64 •
Many INTEL Chipsets cannot use 4 rank or 8 rank memory.
They must be low density 1R /2R or they don't work period end.
The term “rank” was created and defined by JEDEC, the memory industry standards group. On a DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 memory module, each rank has a 64-bit wide data bus. In its simplest form, a DIMM with DRAM chips on just one side would contain a single 64-bit chunk of data and would be called a single- rank (1R) module. DIMMs with chips on both sides often contain at least two 64-bit chunks of data and are referred to as dual-rank (2R) modules. Some DIMMs can have DRAM chips on both sides but are configured so that they contain two 64-bit data chunks on each side—four in total—and are referred to as quad-rank (4R) modules.
I bought a new mother board that is capable of 32 gb of ram max (model #: NF650iSLIT-A) I need to know if there is a way to get vista to recognize more then 3.5 gb? If not what can I do? How does someone fit 32 gb into only 4 slots?
A 32 Bit (x86) operating system can only recognize 4 gB of RAM. Then, some devices take away from that, so the most you'll see is 3.0 to 3.6 gB.
8 gB RAM modules have been available since 2005 for the server market - I have no clue if they'll fit/work in your mobo, but they're durned expensive!
I am finally getting the nerve to upgrade the memory on my PC. But, I have a few questions before I actually take the final steps. My questions are going to be pretty lame to most.
I currently have 128MB, with 2 total slots. My PC is capable of 512MB. Logically, I think I should take out my 128MB and replace with 2- 256MB, in order to achieve the full 512MB. But I don't want to lose anything I have stored in my hard drive. Is this going to be a problem?
I have a Compaq Presario 4400.
I was wondering if upgrading my RAM memory is worth the effort. I'm thinking about going from 4GB DDR3 to 8GB DDR3.
When I upgrade the RAM, will I notify a huge difference or do I just need to keep my 4 GB? I play alot of games, but I never play new games, only games like Call of Duty 4. Old(er) games are the best!
It's not like I really need the 8 GB but I want to be more "future proof".
Because some games of these days require such great specs. My PC (actually a laptop) can run games like Colin Mcrae Dirt 2 pretty good, but sometimes the frames per second (fps) rate goes down, i.e. when I ride thru the grass etc... which is normal.
Look at my specs underneath this post!
Save your money as you wouldn't even notice the extra ram. Nothing you have listed will even be able to take advantage of it. Unless the game/app is 64 bit or large address aware, it can't use more than 2 GB anyway.http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/113675-upgrading-ram-memory-4-8-gb-ddr3.html
I want to start this machine out with nbsp max memory nbsp Comes with Gb installed memory nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Four nbsp memory slots nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp It has a max of gb nbsp What is the best to do p6837c HP ? NEW Upgrading in Memory my install nbsp a nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp One nbsp Gb in nbsp one nbsp slot nbsp nbsp nbsp leaving nbsp nbsp three empty slot nbsp nbsp b nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Two nbsp nbsp Gb nbsp in nbsp two nbsp nbsp slots nbsp nbsp nbsp leaving nbsp nbsp two empty slot nbsp nbsp c nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Four nbsp nbsp Gb nbsp in nbsp four nbsp slots nbsp nbsp No empty slots nbsp d nbsp nbsp nbsp One nbsp nbsp gb nbsp in nbsp nbsp one nbsp slot nbsp nbsp and nbsp Two nbsp gb nbsp in nbsp two nbsp slots nbsp leaving nbsp one empty slot nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp e nbsp nbsp nbsp Doesn't really nbsp matter nbsp Want fasts speed
Hi: Below is the link to the motherboard specs for your PC. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02560084 The maximum amount of memory you can install in each of the 4 slots is 4 GB. Your PC comes with 6 Gb of memory. So, to max out the memory you need to remove the 2 GB chip and install 3 x 4 GB of PC3-10600 (PC3-1333) memory. Paulhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-Memory-in-my-NEW-HP-p6837c/td-p/1321277
I have a friend who wanted to boost her ram (from the original 64). So she bought a 128 stick from a local store & installed it in slot 2 (she's got 3 slots total). It didn't work. She couldn't boot after installing the additional memory. So she took the new 128 stick out, bringing it back to the original memory state, but still couldn't boot up. I'm posting this for her because she can't use her PC. Is there anything she can to restore operability?
my PC is a 6yo HP Pavillion 32bit with the following main specs:
OS: Win 8Processor: 2,40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad 64 kilobyte primary memory cache 4096 kilobyte secondary memory cacheRam: 2 GbHd: 500 Gb - traditional -
I only run Office - not games, no graphics -
The Pc is still adequate for my usage, nevertheless I thought to increase its performance, by adding:
2x1 Gb RAM cards to provide extra margins1 SSD 32 Gb drive to work in parallel to the existing one, to increase Cache Memory
1) Are these 2 alterations redundant one to the other?
2) Can an upgraded RAM reduce boot time latency?
3) or, instead, can an SSD cover the functions of an upgraded RAM?
Originally Posted by geomazo
my PC is a 6yo HP Pavillion 32bit with the following main specs:
OS: Win 8Processor: 2,40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad 64 kilobyte primary memory cache 4096 kilobyte secondary memory cacheRam: 2 GbHd: 500 Gb - traditional -
I only run Office - not games, no graphics -
The Pc is still adequate for my usage, nevertheless I thought to increase its performance, by adding:
2x1 Gb RAM cards to provide extra margins1 SSD 32 Gb drive to work in parallel to the existing one, to increase Cache Memory
1) Are these 2 alterations redundant one to the other?
2) Can an upgraded RAM reduce boot time latency?
3) or, instead, can an SSD cover the functions of an upgraded RAM?
For Office 2GB RAM is probably OK however I'd look at installing another 2GB RAM.
swapping the HDD for an SSD would certainly help -- For your applications just get a 128 GB one now -- they are very cheap compared with what they used to be -- .
Normally getting an SSD is probably the best improvement you can make to a PC -- but you should normally have 4GB of RAM. A 32 GB SSD is likely to be old and at least an order of magnitude slower than the current crop of SSD's -- a 128 GB Samsung SSD can be had for around 95 USD these days. Well worth it in anybody's book.
You can then also look at using the 500GB disk as an external Disk -- use a SATA ==>USB connector.
(I'm assuming the pavilion is a laptop).
My only query is with a 6 year old laptop -- is the Disk SATA or IDE -- if it's IDE then I really don't know if you could change to an SSD -- probably not.
I have a Matsonic MS9327E+USB mainboard with a pentium 2.4 GHZ processor. It currently operates with two SDRAM 256M memory chips. Recently I purchased a 1GB DDR PC2100 266 MHz Registered ECC 128x72 CL2.5 2.5V 184 Pin DIMM for use as an upgrade. The two SDRAM chips were removed, and then I installed the new DDR. When I tried to boot-up, my monitor stopped working, forcing me to remove the DDR and return to the SDRAM. Is there some kind of programming I need to do; or have I purchased a dud? My OS is XP Home.
A friend told me to upgrade the memory on an Inspiron 8200 laptop. So, I bought 2 of the same(512) things and put them in like he said, but I clicked continue--Now it will not go anywhere (like control panel, solitare etc) What do I have to do now--------
Well if you replaced them while the computer was on, I'm not surprised. :p You need to turn the computer off, unplug it, take out the battery, and then put the memory in. It should be ok when you turn the laptop back on.http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/problems-after-upgrading-memory-404266.html
Like the title says I just upgraded and I plan to buy more cause I found a great deal on this memory 8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX 1600MHz but I have no clue how good it is. I know by calling Asus it's in the support list for my motherboard I just want to know if this line of memory is good. I plan to upgrade to 16GB of this stuff as long as this is good memory. So far after upgrading from 4GB of OCZ 1066MHz memory to this stuff I see a huge difference so far.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
Kingston has been in the memory business for a long time (since 1987) and has a good reputation. The HyperX series has also had some very favorable reviews. (You can read some by searching for Kingston HyperX Reviews.) But like many computer related parts and accessories, you're going to find some people who prefer a different brand. Kinda like some folks prefer Ford over Chevy while others prefer Dodge over either Ford or Chevy.
Having said that, I think you'll be pleased with your choice. One thing to be aware of. Increasing from 8GB to 16GB probably won't give you as noticeable an increase in performance as you got from going 4GB to 8GB. But you're making sure your computer will be able to handle future games that will most definitely be more memory intensive than today's games.
I run an amd 3200+ with a gig of pc3200 ram and an nvidia 6800 128mb.
It's always done me fine, but recently I've been using a lot of maya and photoshop. Large images, while having both apps open, causes hang, worse if I've got the net open too.
If I upgrade to two gigs will I see a significant improvement in this? I'd like to be able to increase the size of my image files, but at the moment I can't.
I can get this:
CT12864Z40B DDR PC3200 ? CL=3 ? Unbuffered ? NON-ECC ? DDR400 ? 2.6V ? 128Meg x 64
for £35 (gbp) per gig. It's basically the same as my current memory, but I'd have two gig sticks instead of two 512 sticks.
Considering the rest of my machine is quite old though, I am just wondering if the memory would make working with multiple applications and large files more practical.
More RAM won't fix your system hangs. New RAM might...
If you are prepared to buy the new RAM, when your computer is running, it will run better. But if the old RAM isn't the source of your hangs the new RAM won't fix it.
I suggest running memtest overnight just to see if your RAM is faulty. Also it is probably worth checking out your Event Viewer in the Admin Tools control panel to see if that provides any clues to your problems.
I can't find any tutos on the internet nor in the Toshiba docs on how to open my laptop.
I would like to upgrade from 8 to 16 GB.
I found a lot of screws on the bottom of it, but it seems there are more under the plastic feet. The problem is I don't want to damage them and I would like a manual to see how to get feet off properly in order to be able to remove those screws...
The point why Toshiba does not provide such manual is simply:
The memory in this notebook model isn’t user upgradable part.
This means that removing any covers in order to get access to the memory slots would cancel the warranty.
I think its not worth to risk this....
To keep the warranty valid, the upgrade should be done by authorized service technicians.
Hi I have recently purchased inspiron 5567 laptop and I think I would need to add more RAM to it.
in India I don't find anywhere on the Dell official site, an option to purchase a memory module.
So I wanted to know from where I can purchase a compatible RAM for Inspiron 5567? (do I have to look for any specific brand for memory module?)
Is it okay to purchase from a local computer store or from online store like Amazon or Flipkart?
Secondly, do I have to take my laptop to the service center to replace the module or I can replace it at my home itself?
If I replace it at my own, will it affect my laptop's warranty?
It'll take up to 2X8G DDR4-19200 modules; yes, you can purchase the memory and install it yourself (simply requires removing the base cover).
Disconnect the battery and unplug the system before upgrading.
Have ordered some RAM to upgrade my Toshiba Tecra Z40-A, but can't for the life of me find anything online of where to insert it.
I have installed RAM previously under the keyboard (couple of clips holding it in) and on others, a small covering on the bottom, but the Z40 doesn't seem to have anywhere easily accessible.
Has anyone upgraded RAM on the Z40? Or is this a big no no, due to warranty?
Memory upgrade on this Tecra model is a bit complicated and, I think, should not be done by notebook owner. For some models Ram upgrade can be done by notebook owner and exact instructions how to do this is offered in user?s manuals document, but not for your Tecra.
For full access to RAM modules bottom cover must be removed and it can be done by service people only. If you do this alone you can cancel valid warranty.
I recommend you to contact nearest Toshiba service provider in your country and ask for help or advice.