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Ram suggestion for dual channel Thinkpad X1 extreme gen 1?

I have a gen 1 Thinkpad X1 Extreme. I just realized I've been running it with a single stick of 32 gb ram the whole time, which I guess means it may be missing out on some dual channel mode ...
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Which 16GB RAM (frequency, size) should I add to this PC SETUP? (ASRock B360 Pro4 - Intel B360)

I have 16GB RAM HyperX Predator 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3000 CL15 and I'd like to extend the RAM to 32 GB as I'm a programmer and working with IntelliJ Idea and big XML files and Ubuntu 20.04 freezes ...
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Memory for my build

I'm putting together a part list. The part list is below. PCPartPicker is warning about recommended memory voltage for my selected memory and CPU. How concerned should I be about that? I've never ...
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Are these two RAMs compatible?

So, I have a desktop which have a free RAM slot available and can host up to 16gb of RAM and I now need to fill the slot since I need to increase my computer computation power. This is my current ...
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I need help with iMac RAM improvement guidelines and principles

I have several iMacs at my workplace where I'm tasked with upgrading the RAMs of these. I have several questions regarding this process. Can I mix 4 GB sticks with 8 GB sticks? Do I need to respect ...
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HP Compaq Pro 6305, upgrade video card and RAM memory

I need to upgrade to a dedicated graphics card for an HP 1850 motherboard and also upgrade the RAM. The power supply is 240W; it has no additional cards. I looked for information but I have doubts if ...
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Impossible to Install an operating system on laptop

my friend have a laptop (Lenovo legion y520), we were playing a game of FIFA when we got a suddent blue screen of death. Restarting it would only show a black screen with no mouse interaction, we ...
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Which RAM should I add to my laptop with processor 2133 MHz speed...?

Actually, I want to upgrade my laptop RAM. So, when I was searching for compatible RAM for my laptop I got to know that it was already pre-installed(inbuilt) with 4GB 2666 MHz? Do I need to add 8GB of ...
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Does GPU act as an extra processor to share/help reducing the computational load from CPU when doing non-graphics RAM/compute intensive tasks?

Apart from high-res, high-frame gaming/other graphics related stuff there are some tasks which are felt either memory/RAM or CPU intensive, some of which are: Browsing with 10-20 open tabs. Dealing ...
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Minimum requirements to power 2 USB-C monitiors on ARM architecture

I have 2 USB-C monitors where the computer powers and provide data transfer to both. I use a lot of progressive web apps as part of my day to day. MS Teams as one, is a major resource hog and without ...
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lenovo y520 ram and ssd upgrade

I am using Lenovo y520. now everything is fine. but I want to increase the ram and ssd to 1TB. I am not sure about the spec of this laptop eg. the extra slots for SSD and the exact spec for the ram. ...
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Which RAM is better for video-editing: Samsung M471A1K43DB1-CWE 3200MHz (8GBx2) or Kingston FURY Impact KF318LS11IBK2 1866MHz (8GBx2)

I have an HP OMEN 15-en0003ns laptop with 16GB RAM I use for editing video. It came with 2 Samsung M471A1K43DB1-CWE 8GB SODIMM DDR4 3200MHz memories. I've recently been gifted 2 Kingston FURY Impact ...
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What kind of SD card would function on a Sharp XE-A407? Link to the manual is provided in the description

Link: https://www.manualslib.com/manual/416658/Sharp-Xe-A407.html?page=8#manual Please answer these questions: Does it need to be commercial-grade? Can I use less than 32GB? Thank you in advance!
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How to make decision on whether replace current desktop for better performance or not?

I have built my first system around 5 years ago, the main purpose is to do data crunching/machine learning/deep learning related tasks. Most of my hardware was decent at the time (given my budget ~$3K)...
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Which RAM to buy?

On my laptop I have 16 GB of RAM. I see that it supports up to 32 GB and I have to increase it. The technical details of the RAM already present is as follows: $ sudo dmidecode --type memory # ...
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RAM compatibility

In my Linux system, I have the following memory installed: Array Handle: 0x003F Error Information Handle: Not Provided Total Width: 72 bits Data Width: 64 bits Size: 16384 MB ...
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Will these RAM kits perform differently from eachother?

I'm looking to upgrade someone's gaming PC and was wondering if I will notice any difference between these two RAM modules on a Ryzen 5000 CPU. I'd get 4 8GB sticks so the capacity will be the same ...
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SSD or memory, which should I replace to resolve a freeze problem?

I've replaced a motherboard and a CPU but still I've been suffered by a high frequency freeze problem. Especially a freeze occurs as I use vscode. In sometime, just opened the vscode caused a freeze. ...
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ASUS F541UV-DM522T RAM upgrade

I'm going to buy additional RAM to upgrade this notebook, but I am not sure which choice will be correct. I'm pretty careful in this case because when I bought theoretically matching RAM to another ...
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LPDDR5 -- maximum number of chips on a single channel

I would like to add more memory chips to a CPU that has an LPDDR5 port. That is, I'd like to use the same set of wires for multiple chips. The chip select will be used to choose which memory chip is ...
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Installing more RAM on laptop than specified, OK?

I have a 2019 HP Pavilion laptop in which 16GB of RAM are specified (as a maximum, I guess). However, when I ran "sudo dmidecode -t memory | grep -i max" on the terminal, it output: Maximum ...
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I want to upgrade my laptop's RAM. Windows reports MaxCapacity as 32GB but the manual say 16GB. Which is it and why?

My laptop is a HP 14-ck0521sa. The supplied RAM is 1 x 4GB DDR4-2400 SODIMM and there's 1 additional slot. I'd like to install 2 x 16GB. I'm wondering if the manufacture quotes a lower figure in the ...
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DDR4 and LPDDR4X Performance

I am currently looking into buying a new machine and am confronted with the choice between DDR4 and LPDDR4X RAM. Online, I found various contradictory discussions on the trade-offs between the two ...
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Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-5812 RAM upgrade - manufacturer or what Crucial/MrMemory say? 32GB or 64GB?

I am considering purchasing this machine but 8GB of RAM just doesn't cut it! So, I do a search for "Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-5812 ram upgrade" and I get the following two links (links 1 & 3 ...
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ASUS TUF gaming Z490plus 64G DRAM instablility

I've bought ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS(WIFI) with G.SKILL Trident Z RGB (32GBX2) DDR4-4000. I inserted both RAMs in DDR4_DIMM_A2 and DDR4_DIMM_B2 but it hanged my PC repetitively( in Bios I see DRAM ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

I've seen a lot of "Wich laptop should I buy?" questions but noone fits my needs. I'm a web developer (situated in Italy) with actually no computer at home since mine power supply burned out ...
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High performance memory kit for a fanless mini-itx home server based on a i9-10900T and a Gigabyte Z490I AORUS ULTRA?

I am looking forward to build a fanless mini-ITX computer (with a dedicated computer case). The criteria that are important to me for this platform are the following: Reliability: no system crash, no ...
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Portable laptop for academic research

I want a new PC, mainly for work, plus other minor stuff like browsing, Netflix, and Skype. I work in economics research, therefore I need to easily work with reasonably big datasets (say, ~25Gb of ...
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Which of the mentioned laptops should be better for my needs?

My desktop has an i3-4130 along with 4 GB RAM and no dedicated graphics card. I am about to get a laptop, and want to evaluate these three: Acer Predator Helios 300 - Core i7-9750, 16 GB RAM, 1 TB ...
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Is there a compatibility problem with these RAM modules at different speeds?

I'm planning to update some components on my PC and I want to know if I can buy two more modules of RAM without compatibility issues. This is the new motherboard I will be buying, a Gigabyte B365M-...
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Upgrade MacBook Pro (2011) RAM or SSD?

I have a 13in MacBook Pro (late 2011). System Info as follows: Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i5 Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number ...
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i want to buy a budget laptop for blender

I am new to blender snd I have been using my old laptop but the performance is too bad, so I wanted to change my laptop, so what is the best laptop with better graphics under 90,000 rupees or 1200 us ...
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Will a Lenovo X220i with i3 support either 1066/1333?

Looking at this page https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/53438/intel-core-i3-2350m-processor-3m-cache-2-30-ghz.html It mentions that 16GB of memory is supported but then it says "...
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What RAM can I use, to be compatible?

I don't know it the image sbelow are too much info, or too little. Feel free to correct me. I have a desktop which I use only as a file serve/continuous backup. It is runnig slowly and I thought ...
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Nvdimm memory but for laptop

Looking for nvdimm but in the sodimm form factor. Didn t found anything beside normal dimm. So I don t care about capacity or type first.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...