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ASUS R541U I want to add/replace RAM but I don't know what type of RAM to use

I have ASUS "R541U" and I want to add/replace RAM. Task manager info --> https://prnt.sc/4cKM8BiPTBjh I found specifications in the net: https://www.memorystock.com/memory/ASUSR541UV.html ...
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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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What RAM and SSD can I buy for this motherboard P8Z77-V?

I have my PC and unfortunately, it’s not a new one. I have motherboard P8Z77-V LX. So, I’d like to extend or replace old RAM which’s 8GB to increase it up to 32GB at least cos I want to develop games ...
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PC specs for running a VM lab with VirtualBox

I am about to get a laptop where I am going to use VirtualBox to run my VM lab (more VMs at the same time). I was thinking about to get an i7 8th gen.(4 Cores) with 64GB RAM. Do you think that would ...
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Can I use more + faster SODIMM with old laptop now I've switched from Celeron to Pentium 4?

I have an ancient laptop that officially maxes out at 384MiB; that's 128MiB soldered on the mobo, and a 256MiB SO-DIMM. I've swapped the CPU from a 1.5GHz Intel Celeron, with a 2.4GHz Pentium 4 (it ...
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RAM upgrade on a laptop that has modules of different size

I want to upgrade my laptop's RAM capacity. According to Dell's specs, the max capacity is 16GB, but I have seen upgrades of 32 GB without (apparent) trouble. I would be using 8GB + 16 GB (similar to ...
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What laptop hardware makes the most logical sense for compiling rust? (Linux)

I am looking for a new laptop which will mostly be used for programming, specifically rust and want to get something that has best performance for the $. I'd rather replace my laptop every 2 years ...
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Laptop recommendations for these specs

I'm looking to upgrade to a slightly more powerful gaming laptop. I have the specs I want in mind but just want recommendations of brand and model that match, some pros and cons of each, and maybe a ...
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I want to upgrade my laptop RAM and need help to make sure that I'm buying the right one

I already did some research but just want to make sure so that I can make the right choice of buying a good and compatible RAM for my budget. My laptop specification: HP Model 14-ck0004TX Intel Core ...
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Optimal motherboard for 256GB RAM and dual Nvidia RTX 3090

I am in the process of building a workstation for photogrammetry and 3D Modeling. My day to day work, involves going out to field and scanning environments using drone enabled 3D scanners or 360 video ...
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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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Can I use more RAM than the published limit for a CPU?

I'm planning to buy a new low-end mini PC. I'm looking for the absolute cheapest model that meets my main requirement of being able to install a minimum of 16 GB of DDR4 SODIMM RAM. Here's the problem....
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Is it possible to expand RAM on a MacBook?

I have a 2020 MacBook with an M1 chip and only 8GB of RAM. I'd like to have more RAM without buying a new laptop, like how an external drive functions for storage. Is there a way to do this? I don't ...
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Difference, in graphic cards memory, between NIVIDA official page and laptop specifications

I'm inspecting NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050. According to the NVIDIA official web, this card has 8GB memory. However, some laptops that state have this card, also say it has 4 GB. For instance, HP Victus ...
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Advice 64GB RAM; close to 100Gb committed in typical use (no games): Is upgrading to a Mobo that can handle 128Gb Ram + buying more (=$200) warranted? [closed]

With 64GB of DDR4 3200 RAM I can go over 100Gb committed without noticeable slow down under Windows 11 Version (10.0.22621 Build 22621), though I have crashed it at some point. Knowing how much I can ...
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What are the DDR5 recommended CL?

I'm in search of a new memory for my laptop upgrade. The laptop runs i7-12700H, so I'm bound to the 4800 Mt/s memory. As my previous laptop was 11th gen i7, I'm kinda not used to the DDR5 memory and ...
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What school computer should I buy?

I'm a recent graduate from high school. I want to make sure I'm prepared to enter college as a computer science major. However, I don't have a computer. I don't know which computer to get for college. ...
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Are USB flash drives less susceptible to catastrophic failure than a micro-sd card in raspberry pi 3B+?

Raspberry Pi users have indicated SD cards will eventually fail from wear when booted in the rPi3B+. I understand that writing to the SD card will eventually cause a failure. SSDs delay this process ...
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Confused about AMD/Intel DDR2 type memory

I am looking for RAM DDR2 non-ECC, unbuffered, PC2-6400 4GB per one bank to upgrade my old PC. Currently have 4GB on it in four banks. The maximum capacity is 16GB. I am using an HP desktop that has ...
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Which motherboard should I choose?

I want to build a custom pc that can support i9-13900K and RTX 4090 in future as I'm a 3D artist, and a stock trader. But for now I want a pc for stock trading, which can support i5, and 32GB/64GB RAM....
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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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Asus k52f memory upgrade

Consider the following configuration: Asus K52f notebook with Mobile Dual Core Intel Pentium P6100, 2000 MHz (15 x 133) chipset: Intel Ibex Peak-M HM55, Intel Ironlake-M "2GB DDR3-1333 SDRAM (10-...
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Which USB programmer can be used for a Winbond PLCC32 BIOS chip?

I have a Winbond BIOS chip W49F002UP12B and I want to program it using an USB programmer. I know the form is called PLCC32. I found this adapter. I think it's the right one. But I do not know which ...
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Will RAM have any kind of conflict or instability?

Currently I have 2 x 8GB 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM and I'm thinking of increasing it for working purposes, possibly gaming. I consider buying additional 2 x 16GB 3600 MHz so I'll have 48GB total. Is it ok for ...
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Cheap mobo + RAM for i7 13700k

What to look for and what to avoid when looking for motherboard and RAM for 13700k? The goal is to get the most bang for the buck. As I understand, factory settings of this CPU are already sky high, ...
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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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Optimized clockspeed CPU vs RAM

please refer to noted comments below also Is it better to have a faster speed processor/CPU or memory/RAM clockspeeds? For instance, I have a HP Z2 G5 i7-10700 2.9ghz that runs at about 2904mhz (per ...
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Hp Compaq Pro 6305 Microtower, Upgrade RAM memory

Im pretty new to custom pcs but i would like to upgrade the ram as the pc has gotten pretty slow. Theres four ram slots and there are two 4.00 GB DDR3 SDRAM 799MHz RAM sticks in it idealy i would like ...
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Bypassing Laptop RAM Limitation

I have looked on the Internet for so long looking for a replacement for my HP Elitebook Workstation. At first, I looked for the HP Z fury Workstation, however, they are crazy expensive. It is true I ...
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Will upgrading my 15 year old computer make it powerful enough for video editing?

I want to run something by people here to see if I'm on the right track or if I'm wasting my time. I found my old desktop computer from almost 15 years ago. After some initial research, I get the ...
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RAM manufacturer different from brand name

Is it a common thing to have the RAM manufacturer name different from the brand name? I recently installed a TeamGroup Elite RAM and when I checked its infos I get this: Manufacturer: 04EF Does this ...
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Installing RAMs with different brand, CL and other differences

I have a Samsung 4gb 2666Mhz ddr4 SODIMM memory installed (but working on 2400Mhz due to motherboard limitation). More info about this RAM here https://semiconductor.samsung.com/emea/dram/module/...
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~10 inch laptop that supports at least 32 GiB of RAM (or cheap and 16 GiB of RAM)?

I am thinking of a new laptop, and I recognised that in the range of ~10 inch displays not so much is available anymore than about 10 years ago. I am looking for a laptop with ~10 inch display (ca. 20....
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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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DDR1 memory recommandation for reviving an old pc

I would like to revive an old pc (as a linux server) by adding more rams to it. Could you kindly recommend me some 1GB or 2GB sticks which will work with the bellow configuration? (I wouldn't throw ...
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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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4 (2 X 2) RAM Slot distribution of different vendors

Currently, I have a single 16 GB Kingston Fury Beast DDR5 6000MHz C40 RAM in my PC. I bought a dual channel 32 GB (2 X 16GB) G.Skill DDR5 6000MHz C36 RAM. Can I use three of my RAM now in the ...
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Suggestions for good hardware for object detection using Yolov7

I need some suggestions on what is the best hardware to do object detection using YoloV7. I have been using Nvidia's Jetson hardware like Nano and Xavier. I have tried running and optimizing Yolov7 ...
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Which RAM should I buy?

I have an Asus X55LAB, here are the specifications: Processor: Intel i5-5200u 2.2 GHz RAM: 4 GB DDR3L The laptop has an accessible 2nd RAM slot. I know I should buy a SODIMM card. I've heard a lot ...
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Can I have memory RAM issues if I have one slot with 8GB and another with 16GB

I have a computer with Ryzem 5, Radeon and 8GB memory RAM. I'm thinking of buying 16GB for the empty slot to have 24GB, but some people told me that if I'm not careful with memory balance in my RAM ...
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Understanding DRAM specs and choosing memory modules

I have an HP Probook 450 G5 laptop. It uses a Hynix 8GB memory module with the description SK Hynix 8GB DDR4 1Rx8 PC4-2400T SA1-11 HMA81GS6AFR8N. I would like to upgrade the memory to 16 GB. The ...
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What hardware do I need for large large (Excel) data dumps (NO gaming)?

I work for a software company. When we sign new clients, the old software supplier makes a 'dump' of their database that we can then import. However, 99 out of 100 times we manually have to do a lot ...
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What is my best ram configuration given my available ram?

I have a TRX40 AORUS PRO WIFI motherboard - and 6 sticks of ram all from the same manufacturer - G.Skill TridentZ RGB with 2x32GB and 4x8GB available memory. To avoid any confusion, let me define the ...
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Gigabyte x570 motherboard BIOS/Windows not only showing 2 out of 4 ram sticks being used

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I'm in urgent need of help. So, about 10 days ago, I bought a Gigabyte x570 Aorus Elite motherboard. I recently switched from my old MSI B450 ...
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CPU (or IC) recommendation for independent use (without PC components) for Speech recognition and computer vision over Wifi

I have been doing some hands on in AI and Computer Vision lately (using OpenNLP, OpenCV, etc). All these experiments were done on my PC (Intel dual core 8GB DDR2). But, now I want to use some ...
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Which notebook is better for Android Studio?

I need a notebook to use Android Studio on. 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 ...
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Does a non-persistent SATA drive exist?

Is there a non-persistent SATA drive, like made of RAM chips or similar? AFAIK there are/were PCI cards only with RAM chips. What about SATA devices? I am not looking for a (persistent) SSD.
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RAM effects for upgrade

I have a Dell Precision 3520 with the following specs regarding to RAM: Slot 1 is filled (see below), slot 2 is empty. In some sites RAM is presented to upgrade which is barely available, so I like ...
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Can i mix these RAM memory?

Can I use both of these RAM kits in the same computer? Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3600Mhz PC4-28800 16GB 2x8GB CL18 Kingston fury beast pc4-28800 3600Mhz 16GB 2x8GB CL17
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Will a 3000/3200 Mhz Sodimm RAM work on my 2933 Mhz Laptop?

I have an Acer Nitro 5 and it has 2 slots of Ram (1 being used). On the task manager it says it's using a 2933 Ghz RAM. I have read somewhere that 2933 is really rare to find (in fact even impossible)...

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