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Acer Aspire 5310 Memory Upgrade

Im trying to upgrade my NB to 4GB or 2 x 2GB DDRII 667MHz it will work fine with a single chip but will not load with 2 chips.

Im not too sure if the NB supports 4GB and i have not been able to locate a bios update for this particular model.


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  • Anthony Titifanua Nov 22, 2008

    Just found out NB MB only supports 2GB thanks for the FLASH i rated you.

    Anthony


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It could be that one of the chips are faulty and/or are not exactly the same model because faulty chips and ones that have confliction can cause chips to not load properly. It could be that the socket for the ram is faulty as well. Usually you can install 4GB of RAM without the need of a BIOS update
Give this a try for the BIOS
http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/portal20.cfm?recordid=4845&formid=3394&website=AcerPanAm.com/au&siteid=8116&words=all&keywords=&areaid=12

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This laptop does not support 4GB, only up to 2GB.

Check the product specs here: http://www.acerdirect.co.uk/Acer_Aspire_5310_LX.AH30Y.049/version.asp

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