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What kind of 8GB RAM Stick works with the Lenovo S210 Touch?

Referring to a manual of your notebook there is one RAM slot (DDR3L 1333/1600) in your device, which can support up to 8GB of memory: But after checking memory modules compatible with your CPU (ARK ...
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need a workstation for a memory-bound application as cheap as possible

This fundamentally boils down to a motherboard question - what is the cheapest motherboard that can inexpensively support at least 512Gb RAM. Finding the absolute cheapest would be difficult, but I ...
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Which RAM should I prefer (CL vs PC)?

The "PC" number is a DDR module name, it indicates module's data rate. PC4-17000 modules have 2133 MHz data rate (2133 × 8 ≈ 17000) PC4-19200 modules have 2400 MHz data rate (2400 × ...
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What benefit would I see with more than 4GB RAM in a Chromebook?

I want to mention that there are also models with 8GB of RAM and more options to choose from in the price range between $350 to $1500. I am in the market for a Chromebook. This will be a second ...
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Make laptop faster

A RAM upgrade will help a little bit (minimum 8GB if you do), but the first thing I would do is put in an SSD, because if it has a spinning hard drive, an SSD will make your PC WAY faster (seriously, ...
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Will upgrading my 15 year old computer make it powerful enough for video editing?

For just a zoom meeting and attending classes it might be enough(16gb would be overkill for that though). but honestly a 15+ year old pc simply isn't fast enough anymore to do things like programming ...
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Is this memory compatible with this motherboard?

As long as you have DDR3 Memory at the right speed you'll be fine, as this is what your motherboard specifies. All three of the RAM modules you listed would work perfectly fine. Brand names don't ...
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Which notebook is better for Android Studio?

A development laptop definitely needs to have an SSD and a decent CPU, which is why I would suggest you to discard your list and take a look at 3 families of laptops: Asus VivoBook, Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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Why is the production year of a mac relevant?

While the production year might not be relevant, new features introduced after a certain period might be required. Nordis already mentioned CPU efficiency, but if you dive down to components you will ...
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New motherboard and 2 8gb sticks or current motherboard and 1 16gb stick?

I would recommend purchasing a kit of 2x8GB DDR4 RAM (2133mhz or 2400mhz), replacing your existing RAM entirely. If you wanted to go to 32GB, you could purchase a kit of 2x16GB DDR4 RAM as well, ...
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Which USB programmer can be used for a Winbond PLCC32 BIOS chip?

K150 you mentioned is wrong, since it's PIC only (PIC's are 8 bit micro-controllers from Microchip). I believe SP200SE will not work either, since I was able to find a document that mentions support ...
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Buying a new laptop: 32 GB RAM at 2133 MHz or 2400 MHz for $45 more?

You probably won't see a big difference with +267 MHz, but it wouldn't hurt to splurge the 45 dollars for the 2400 MHz variant. If you choose to overclock your RAM at any point, you'll see a bigger ...
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16 gb ram upgrade beneficial for photoshop?

The 16GB will help a bit, but you'd be better off with 16GB and a SSD. Seriously, a SSD is probably the best upgrade investment you can make. Executive summary: Give it a SSD and 16GB RAM - this will ...
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What does the latter in the ram description mean?

It's points out the type of the RAM : The "R" is for Registered which is usually used in servers. The "U" stands for unbuffered non ECC. The "E" stands for unbuffered ECC ...
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Low Budget with AM1 vs FM2 vs LGA1151

AM1 is not the best for gaming due to being an older technology with less capable CPUs, FM2 is newer. Personally, I'd go with the FM2 system, it is a more powerful CPU, and has built in graphics ...
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Memories compatible with Samsung 4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 1600MHz

You already had the exact way to find which DIMMs to use, you just didn't know it. Go to whichever site you prefer to use to buy PC components, and search for DDR3 PC3-12800 1600Mhz, make sure to ...
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Cheap PC with 8GB of RAM

If you are looking just for a PC without a monitor,speakers, keyboard...(considering you have those). Budget might go bit over the 270$ limit. This would be a perfect PC. You can also buy these parts ...
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PC for Animation and Film software - Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Cubase

Self-built option ~= $1600 (Prices fluctuate daily) If you're comfortable with building your own systems (It's actually quite easy) I can easily fit it top of the line components for $1594.69. Here's ...
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Lenovo Z50-70: possible upgrade

Although my personal preference is to remove the DVD drive, replace it with a caddy, and drop an SSD into that caddy (possibly with caching involved), a simpler, somewhat slower option that allows you ...
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Best RAM for Blender Cycles Rendering for PC I'm Getting Built?

It turns out that finding 4x8GB of DDR4 RAM with 2666 transfer speed for 300USD or less is impossible. However, I barely found this RAM, the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 2400 32GB for 300USD. It is compatible ...
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Determining memory compatibility

The question What exactly is the cause of RAM incompatibility? on superuser provides a good overview of possible causes for incompatibility. The answers to the question provide some interesting ...
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Xeon 2011-3 motherboards that support *unbuffered* (non-registered) ECC RAM?

It's not a board from a traditional server-focused manufacturer, but the Asus X99-WS/IPMI appears to meet your requirements: Single LGA 2011v3 socket supporting Xeon E5-16xx CPUs (you may need a BIOS ...
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Can I use DDR4 3000 rather than DDR4 2400 with ASRock Z270 Killer and I7-7700K kaby Lake

TL;DR: It will run at that speed, and it will be an asset in some workloads. Memory overclocking and XMP Intel specifies that their CPUs (here, the 7700K) are guaranteed to work with DDR4-2133/2400, ...
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What RAM should I put in my Lenovo Z500?

TL;DR: Buy another RMT3170EB68E9W. Understanding memory First things first: let's read what Lenovo specifies as compatible standard memory: DDR3-1600/1333MHz SODIMM × 2 (max 16 GB) Time to break ...
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Maximization of a Ram Hardware Configuration

The telling part is in the last part of that little chart. Note that it displays an 8+4+4+4 dual-channel configuration, but in reality, you're only getting 16GB of the 20GB you install in that ...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU?

Since it sounds like you're just looking for a basic Linux box that has the RAM and processor for some work as a basic server and high-end workstation, is that correct? Assuming so, pretty much ...
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Will a non-ECC memory work with motherboard and CPU that supports ECC?

Yes, it does work together. Yes, this motherboard will run both ECC and non ECC ram (always in non ECC mode though) according to AnandTech. Will the opposite case work? Depends. ECC unbuffered ...
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Which should I upgrade for programming in Laptop, RAM or SSD?

It depends on what you mean by programming. Are you going to use this laptop for an intro to programming class? If so, its fine as is and you shouldn't need to upgrade anything. If you want your ...
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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

This upgrade will definitely be worth it. The gpu isn't the most demanding part though. The 16gb ram and the i7 will definitely be worth it. A lot of cores/threads is probably the most important as ...
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