laptop memory upgrade

  oldbeefer2 16:22 13 Jan 07

Daughter has a 2 yr old Evesham laptop that is fitted with 256mb of DDR 2700 SODIMM RAM. It's running slow, so would like to upgrade. Evesham are sending me a 512mb card - can this go in as well as the 256 or instead of (there are 2 slots on the mobo(. Thanks, Richard

  The Kestrel 16:29 13 Jan 07

You can add the new stick of RAM to the 256mb stick already installed. You may find that it is necessary to put the new stick in the first slot for it to work correctly.

  Technotiger 16:30 13 Jan 07

Hi, run the scan on your daughter's laptop, only takes a few moments, this will then tell you all you need to know about memory directly related to her particular setup.

click here

  oldbeefer2 16:34 13 Jan 07

Technotiger - thanks, we ran that - results a bit confusing. If, as Kestrel says, 512 can be mixed with the existing 256 (but changing the position of the 256) then she should be OK - thanks.

  woodchip 16:40 13 Jan 07

I have found in the past that small memory goes in first slot or it will not see it all

  oldbeefer2 20:51 13 Jan 07

Thanks Woodchip - I'll try them both ways!

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