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Adding Memory To My Laptop

I own an Acer Aspire 3002LCi, Mobile AMD Sempron Processor c2800+, 40GB, 256MB DDR. I'm not sure if that helps at all but there it is anyway. I am interested in speeding up my laptop but would like to know what kind of memory to use. I was told each computer takes a different type of memory. I would also like to increase the GB ... If that's even possible and not too expencive. Thanks Erin

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Ok I have the same exact model you do and I have also upgraded my memory, Use a pc2700~DDR 333~SO-DIMM RAM. I upgraded with a simple 512mb chip and it worked wonders, The motherboard can handle up to 2gbs but trust me its not neccesary. also the memory will go in at a 45 degree angle then once it is snug in you will push it down flat till it clicks, feels wierd doing it I know but thats how they are. Also the hard drive is very easy to change, but I would recommend you going with a "western digital 'passport' external usb HDD" I went with the 120 gig and its awesome. The backup software on the harddrive it came with is very worth keeping. Also not sure if you knew this already but that laptop has a 'SiSm760GX' Motherboard and it is supporting the AM2 processor class :) . read up on it here, http://www.sis.com/pressroom/pressrelease_000212.htm anyways hope that helped you and good luck. :)

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It is a little expensive for adding memory to a labtop cause all the work into it to take it all apart. But it doenst cost alot for memory. Also Puting a new harddrive in a laptop is real hard sometimes. The best memory to use in a laptop of your kind is at least 2GB of memory and it would cost you 68.00 bucks or more. The harddrives are for 149.00 bucks if you have CompUSA or any other store they have good named brands like memory and harddrives for your laptop. Hope I helped you out.

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