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For questions about the hardware used to store information for later use by a computing device.

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m.2 vs ssd which is better

I have a HP laptop I want to upgrade my HP 15 ay122ne (i7-7500U 8GB RAM 1TB HDD 4GB graphics) Can anyone please help me with the following: For max performance, which is better, a 2.5" SSD or m.2 ...
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Need to know if a DDR4 SIMM is compatible with my computer

My PC has a clock speed of 2133 MHz. Can it work with a 2666 MHz memory module? I have 2 DIMM slots. Are they compatible with UDIMM memory modules? My processor is an Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz. ...
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The meanning system memory specification for Ryzen [closed]

In the official process specifications of a processor such as AMD Ryzen™ 5 3600. There is an item titled System Memory Specification and it equals to 3200MHz. I know that is the frequency of system ...
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Installing extra RAM in Lenovo Ideapad 330, Intel i3 7th gen laptop [closed]

Initially I'm having 4GB of RAM in my Lenovo Ideapad 330 laptop. Now I want to know if it is possible to add an extra 4GB of RAM to a total of 8 GB of RAM. If yes, what will it do to the performance?
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Laptop recommendation

Recommend a laptop which is portable, good display, backlit and ergonomic keyboard in a price range less than 1500$. It should have i7 quad core or higher, 8gb or 16gb ram, 256 gb ssd or more, ...
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Best laptop for heavy Skype usage and large PDF drawing review

I'm helping my friend find a new laptop that is capable of handling his workload. He's at a remote office, and therefore runs Skype for business 24/7. Now Skype is a massive resource hog, especially ...
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RAM memory recomendation for HP 15-bs020nm

I have this HP laptop with 4GB ram and I would like to upgrade it to 8GB. As I understand my laptop has one slot with removable memory so I would like to buy 8GB instead my current 4GB. Here is the ...
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Ryzen Threadripper Upgrade for TR-4 socket

I have an X399 motherboard with a TR-4 socket and in it is an AMD TR4 Ryzen Threadripper 1920x, after the recent developments with Ryzen chips, should I upgrade to a 24 cores CPU instead of a 24 ...
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USB to ASCII keyboard converter

I am trying to build a homemade 8-bit computer and I want it to be able to plug in a USB keyboard instead of designing my own one. I am searching for a device that I would plug a USB keyboard in and ...
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Tensorflow Deeplab

I am student now and I plan to use the model on github called deeplab to do some research.The following is the related website. Could someone tell me whether I can install and run deeplab on macOS ...
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Card to make a DDR3 “hard drive”

I want to update my old PC with 24 Gb of DDR3 to a new PC with DDR4. Because I do not want to throw away that large amount of DDR3 memory, I want to make a DDR3 drive, to use as temporary storage. I ...
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Asus VivoBook S14 (S430U) Ram upgrade possible to 16 GB or Just 12Gb?

I want to extend ram to 16 gb. Is that upgradable to 16gb or just 12gb ? Where can I get this online in India. Model-- Asus VivoBook S14 (S430U)
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen 9

I've already have HPE Proliant Gen9 server, and at first I slotted 8 * 16 GB RAM, but Now I need to add more Ram, So is it possible to add 64/32 GB Ram beside the 16 GB Ram?
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Should I Buy A Chromebook just for Google Docs and Google Suite

I am a high school student. My school uses the Google Suite and we work most of the time on Google Docs and Google Classroom. However, I own a Windows PC. It is a 4GB RAM, Intel Skylake i3, SSD PC. ...
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Which RAM ic to buy?

i am building a memory module, 32 bits wide, parallel and byte-addressable. I did a research and bit i could not find an memory IC that will suit my needs. It must be able to StoreWord, StoreHalf and ...
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Upgrade ram or SSD?

What should I upgrade ram or SSD? I have a MacBook pro mid 2012 with 500gb hdd hard drive and 4gb ram. I am a mobile app developer by profession. My hard drive is mainly free with 400+ gb free space. ...
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Hardware specification for Deep Learning research

I need a Desktop computer for Deep Learning research work with large datasets. The models of Deep Learning may be huge and complex, so they may need heavy computations. My budget is INR 250000 i.e., ...
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Correlation of Virtualization with Graphics Processor and Optane Memory [closed]

I have to buy a laptop with a configuration so that I can run 3-4 virtual machines (Windows 10 & Windows Server 2016) on VMware Workstation. That's why I planned for a laptop with i5 8th Gen (i5-...
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Which Macbook to buy for compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode?

Which Macbook to buy for compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode? Macbook requirements Supported the latest version of Xcode Compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode ...
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Should I switch from intel core i3 2100 to i5 2500k or i7 2770k for easy working in android studio in 2019

I currently own an old pc with 2gb ram, i3 2100 and with no gpu. So i am thinking to upgrade it to i5 2500k or i7 2700k with 16 gb ram, nvidia 710 2 gb vram and 320 gb ssd Will it be enough to carry ...
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Suggestioned upgrades for a old Dell Studio XPS 8100

I have been meaning to upgrade my desktop though i am not sure what would be best. Though admittedly i have not kept up to date with hardware so i am completely green in regards to where my specs ...
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Which should I upgrade for programming in Laptop, RAM or SSD?

I have a Lenovo 320 laptop which has core i3 processor, 7th generation and 4GB RAM. Now for Programming what should I upgrade? Should I upgrade 4GB to 8GB or add 250GB SSD with 1TB HDD? I am really ...
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What is more important for running an OS on a virtual machine RAM, HDD speed, or processor speed?

I'm in the process of selecting a PC. I'm in a bit of a conundrum as my budget is limited. I need to run Windows 10 Professional and Linux Debian distro on the same PC. I hope to install one of them ...
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Is there a brand of DDR4-2666 by SPD?

Looking to build an i9-9900X system. According to Intel, RAM should be DDR4-2666 (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/processors/core/x-series/i9-9900x.html). I never overclock. The ...
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RAM: buying from Crucial vs my laptop manufacturer

I want to expand my laptop RAM, since it's sluggish sometimes. In either case I'd install it myself. I trust both options, Crucial and the manufacturer of my laptop. Does it make any difference ...
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Mixing RAM modules from different manufacturers

I have the following PC configuration: Processor: i3-6100 MB: Asus Maximus Ranger VIII RAM: HyperX Kingston Technology Fury Black 8 GB 2133 MHz CL14 DIMM DDR4 Internal Memory (HX421C14FB2/8) I wish ...
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Which desktop computer should I choose (smaller SSD storage with lower RAM vs higher HDD storage with higher RAM)?

I want to get a new desktop computer. I don't plan on using it play games. It is mostly to do work at home (running python code for analysis, looking through sometimes large excel files, having music ...
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DDR4 memory DC recommendation to go with Intel 9900k on Hero XI z390

I have two possible DC (double capacity) memory for a z390 Hero XI with 9900k (at 4.8-5.1GHz); with the context of having 128GB in Windows 10 x64. Timings are a bit different, and price difference is ...
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New motherboard and 2 8gb sticks or current motherboard and 1 16gb stick?

I have the H110M motherboard with 2 4gb sticks of RAM, the motherboard has 2 memory sockets and I wanna increase my memory. Should I buy a new motherboard with 4 sockets and then 2 8gb ram sticks, or ...
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RAM upgrade help [closed]

I am lately experiencing RAM troubles on my PC and would like an upgrade. PC is 5 years old, below you may find screenshot with stats. Main usage is work: MS Office and statistical software. I am ...
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USB EEPROM Flash Programmer with Linux support

I bought a CH341 or similar ROM programmer (GZUT OnePro) from Ebay ages ago, but it has absolutely no Linux support whatsoever, and its Windows drivers are not WHQL which requires you to disable ...
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Best PSU Option for a Lenovo M92P OEM Full Desktop?

Let me clear up as best I can... I am contemplating pulling the trigger on a refurbished Lenovo M92P OEM Desktop Tower that I found for cheap online, the tower looks like this --> Currently, the ...
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Searching memory for motherboard and existing memory

I have a Gigabyte F2A88XM-HD3 motherboard which has 4 memory slots. In two of these slots I have two Corsair CMV8GX3M1A133 1333 Mhz DDR3 8G modules. I have found https://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/...
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Asus X470 compatibility with ECC RAM

I currently cannot boot my PC due to an incompatible memory. I am looking for ECC ram compatible with these components: AMD RYZEN5 2600 Asus X470-PLUS GAMING I know the motherboard and the CPU can ...
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Will a non-ECC memory work with motherboard and CPU that supports ECC?

I have this two components that support ECC memory: AMD RYZEN 3 1200 AMD RYZEN MSI B450M PRO-M2 On the other hand I have this memory 4 GB DDR4 2400 KINGSTON VALUE CL17 Questions Are they going to ...
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HTC 10 DRAM model [closed]

I wanna try to build something called a Physical Unclonable Function. It is some kind of hardware authentication feature. When the RAM is not getting refreshed it will decay and leave a pattern which ...
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New 11.6" laptop with 16GB RAM

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e with an Intel Celeron CPU N2940 and 8 GB of memory (Crucial Single DDR3 1600 MT/s). Intel's website states the Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) is 8 GB, but I ...
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Picking the right memory, psu and mobo for a ryzen 2700x + gtx 1070 ti non OC build? [closed]

MOBO I don't fully understand all the subtle differences between different mobo models. I know 470x supports SLI and think b450 doesn't. I also know some mobo models have wifi, faster Ethernet and/or ...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU? [closed]

Time to upgrade my desktop PC, which - unlike most people - I do very rarely, which also means that I'm currently quite out of practice with buying new HW. My computing and graphics needs are not ...
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Why is the production year of a mac relevant? [closed]

Is the production year really a requirement for running the newest os with the newest xcode? Shouldn't it be enough fulfilling the hardware requirements such as cpu, ram, hdd, etc? If I in theory buy ...
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Should I buy more RAM for my Lubuntu 18.04 host / Virtual Box Wins 8.1 Guest?

I am running Lubuntu host and virtual box Wins 8.1 guest together, and looking at the current RAM on my machine the output is this: Even though there is a slight degradation in performance in the ...
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What benefit would I see with more than 4GB RAM in a Chromebook?

I am in the market for a Chromebook. This will be a second machine, like a Kindle Fire with a keyboard. I'm not imagining any kind of power use at all, just streaming, reading, word processing, ...
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Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor has memory of LPDDR3-2133

I'm building a laptop. Don't ask why I just am. Im looking for memory chips for my Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor. I am so confused. I don't know what lpddr3 chips to get for 16gb of ram. Im leaning ...
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Can I use two brands of RAM? [closed]

I have a corsair vengeance 8gig DDR3 RAM in one slot. I want to upgrade it with same speed and capacity but with other brand. Does they work fine? Or I have to use the same brand? TIA
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Pairing RAM stick with one that is soldered on the motherboard [closed]

My laptop is the ASUS F556UA-UH71, and its motherboard number is the X556UAK. It has 8GB of RAM soldered on the motherboard itself with the following specs: DDR4 2400MHz, timing: 15-15-15-35. Mind you,...
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Suggestion for RAM upgrade for Dell 5567 i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40 MHz

Please can someone recommend how much additional RAM (8GB or 4GB) shall I upgrade to for below present specs: Model: Inspiron 5000 Series - 5567 Model, Processor - i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40 MHz, Ram - ...
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Memory for amd ryzen 5 2600X ryzen 7 1800X

I am looking for a DDR4-3200mhz 16Gb (2x8) memory under 170$ that will work at full speed or over 3000 mhz out of the box without overclocking with ryzen 5 2600X or ryzen 7 1800X and gigabyte X470 ...
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Lenovo V570 RAM Upgrade

Currently, I have 5.7 GB of memory (RAM) on my Lenovo V570 laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I popped the hood and I see and a 4 GB and a 2 GB chip. I did some research and found out there I might ...
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Which RAM should I prefer (CL vs PC)?

I'm thinking to buy new RAM (for Lenovo 320 15AST, motherboard is LNVNB161216). I had 4GB, I need 8GB. My current RAM is m471a5143sb1 2133Mhz, CAS (CL) 17, PC19200. I was looking at two with such ...
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Which notebook is better to use Android Studio?

I need a notebook to use Android Studio. Which one below is better (all models have 8GB RAM and 15.6" FHD screen)? And what is most important in my case (RAM, Processor, SSD...)? You can also ...