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samsungR50

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Hello, i have bought a laptop which has 512 Mb of ram (RAM - 512 MB DDR 333), and i have another module of the same type but 1gb (1024 MB DDR 333). Could i add this module to my laptop? Can it cause instability to my system?

Thank you for your advice,

Below is the system summary of the PC:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name VAUNG
System Manufacturer SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD
System Model R50/R51
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel ~1862 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD D5CA.20051102.1854.LMK, 2005-11-02
SMBIOS Version 2.31
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name VAUNG\Public
Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 81.95 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.22 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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As long as you have two slots, you should be good.
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You might want to check out http://crucial.com/ and scan your computer for compatible memory. There are some laptop that can only support various size of RAM (i.e. max of 512MB only or max of 512MB per slot).
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Thank you for the info... :)
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Did it work? Were you able to upgrade with no problems?
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Yes... actually, there is not any problem yet... so i suppose it is fine. :)
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That's good to hear. :)


Nice tip kamille316. :)

Edited by koko_crunch, 15 June 2008 - 01:04 PM.

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Nice tip kamille316. :)

Thank you :)
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