Laptop RAM upgrade question

  mattkovy 21:33 PM 11 Apr 13

Hi! Just bought a new laptop, looking to upgrade the RAM, hoping to get the best.

I believe its maximum supported is 8GB(2x4GB).

Hoping for some advice:

1) There are so many brands and offerings, what are your favorite/most trusted makes and models nowadays?

2) What are even maximum speeds/latencies compatible with my system? I'll admit I'm a bit confused.


Acer E1-571-6837: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3230M Processor, Windows 8

Mobile Intel HM77 Express Chipset, Intel HD Graphics 4000 with 128MB of dedicated system memory,

4096MB DDR3 Memory, 500GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM), 8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive, Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, Built-In HD Webcam, 3 - USB 2.0 Ports, 1 - HDMI Port, 1 - Gigabit Ethernet Port, 6-cell Li-ion Battery (4400 mAh), Up to 4.5-hours Battery Life, 5.51 lbs.,2.5 kg (system unit only) 15.6-Inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display


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