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RAM upgrade recommendation [closed]

Is it better to use a single stick of 8GB dual rank RAM or should I go for two sticks of 4GB RAM single rank Both have same speed
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 8GB RAM upgrade option

I have Laptop with HMA41GS6AFR8N-TF 8GB RAM i am looking for the upgrade options which ram should I buy.
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What advantages does a SSD with a DRAM possess?

My current system is dell inspiron 15 core i5 7th gen 5567, 8GB RAM,1TB HDD. I'm upgrading it with 500GB SSD and 8 GB RAM. Take my example, I'm a CS graduate trying to learn full stack web development....
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RAM memory card for Toshiba Satellite c55

I'd like to upgrade the RAM memory on a Toshiba Satellite C55-B5115KM, which presently has a 4 GB card. The laptop specifications I have found for the card type are PC3-2800 or 8500 or 10600, DDR3L ...
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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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Motherboard recommendation for CPU and ECC-registered buffered memory combination

We have a couple of ECC-registered (buffered) RAMs (2x Samsung 32GB 2Rx4 PC4-2666V-RB2) as well as a CPU (Intel XEON W-1250 SRH48 3.3GHz X113D365). We couldn't find a compatible motherboard that works ...
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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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Looking for a keyboard that can run macros without installing software

I'm looking for a keyboard that can execute macros stored in onboard memory without installing any drivers or software. It's fine if software is required to set them up, but they need to be used on a ...
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13.75ns CL in Dual Rank vs 12.5ns CL in Single Rank (2Rx8 vs 1Rx8)

Which would be a better choice for gaming/video editing in a 32GB SODIMM kit (2x16GB) on HP Victus running Ryzen 5600H: A higher CAS latency on a dual rank (& dual channel) memory or a lower CAS ...
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Laptop recommendation for creating GANs and 3D

I'm looking for recommendations for a laptop suitable for creating GANs and working in 3D (so a 'gaming' laptop). It needs to have an NVIDIA graphics card and I'll be installing Linux (probably Ubuntu)...
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2GB (64 bit) GPU vs 4GB (128 bit) GPU

I was looking at this specific GPU named RX 550 / Radeon 550. Later I found out that is two variants. 2GB DDR5 and 4GB DDR5. Then I realized one more difference: 2GB variant has 64 bit memory ...
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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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Memory RAM for PC - is important the voltage value for performance and impact in the motherboard?

There is the option to buy a new PC Desktop, about the memory ram, there are these two options Memory Kingston Fury Beast, 16GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, PC4-25600, CL16, 1.35V. Memory Kingston Fury Beast, ...
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Will a 32GB RAM stick + 8GB RAM stick configuration worsen performance in a laptop?

I've bought a new laptop - MSI Pulse GL66 with 16 GB RAM (2 * 8GB sticks). I'm looking to upgrade the RAM to a higher configuration, as I have to run multiple VMs on this machine. The laptop supports ...
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Best quad core, 50Mhz microcontroller with 4MiB RAM

I am that not satisfied with the Arduino's microcontroller's power (but of course satisfied with the I/O on the Arduino mega). I need: at least 4 cores, and at least 4MiB of RAM and running at 50mhz (...
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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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