RAM Help

  VillaB6 19:32 20 Jan 08
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Hello all at PCadvisor

I have just purchased my very first Laptop and want to upgrade my RAM - it currently has 256MB not a great deal at all as it lags in speed

I want to add some new RAM possibly a 1GB but have no idea how many pins i require - i have been searching Google for help and found a few progs to try and help me pinpoint what i need - but can't find the model of my Motherboard - i have found the belo info so i'm hoping you guys maybe able to help me out

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REF NUM - A907-030625-0T-01-00-FF-2.0

DIMM1 256MB PC133 SDRAM

MOD SIZE - 256MB 2 RANKS - 4 BANKS

SPEED PC133 (133MHZ)

UNBUFFERED

TRANSMETA CRUSOE TM5600

SOCKET - 474 BGA

S/N - 0000-0543-0008-70B0-150C-E28B

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Thanks in advance.

  skidzy 19:33 20 Jan 08

Try Crucial click here and use there scanner online.
They guarantee there ram to be compatible or money back.

  VoG II 19:34 20 Jan 08

Try the Crucial Memory Advisor™ tool click here

  VillaB6 19:49 20 Jan 08

Hmm no idea what make the PC is tho

  MAJ 19:54 20 Jan 08

It's not a new laptop then, VillaB6?

The guys above are talking about running the scanner on the Crucial site. you don't need to know the make of the laptop to run the scanner.

  VillaB6 19:59 20 Jan 08

No it's secondhand MAJ

Ran it and giving me no info on RAM

  skidzy 20:00 20 Jan 08

As Maj says and what i said earlier,just use the scanner....Scan my system click here

  VoG II 20:02 20 Jan 08

Try SIW click here Hardware > Memory.

Also Belarc Advisor click here - it will tell you how many empty slots you have.

  skidzy 20:04 20 Jan 08

Did you install the active x prompt ?

Ok,Lets download and run SIW ( Direct download ) click here

Then look under motherboard and post back the details.

  skidzy 20:05 20 Jan 08

oops,sorry VoG™..beat me to it .

  MAJ 20:25 20 Jan 08

You're using older SDRAM, VillaB6, so you'll need something like this click here. The fact that the laptop is an older type makes it difficult to know exactly the max size of module it will take, that's why running the scanner was suggested. You might be better to open the cover on the back of the laptop to see if one of the slots is free, or if you have two memory modules already in there (2*128MB modules).

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