Question about Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
I have Acer Aspire 5100 notebook. The config is 512 MB RAM DDR2 and 60GB PATA HDD. I want to upgrade both for speed and capacity. What is the next level if I should add in the expandable slot?
I am a writer and don't use this for heavy graphics, CAD or engineering designs. I just do Ms-word, Excel, slides, editing in photoshop, MS-Pictrue Manager.
Please suggest me and comment.
U need 1gb Ram in total it is more than enuff for u u will never feel short after this and sure it will boost performance , u have 512 mb
if u have 2 chips of 256mb each then u need to buy 512mb X 2 chips and ur old ram will be left with u , luckily if u have 1 chip of 512 mb in ur system then u will save money like only buy 1 chip of 512mb but pls check the whole ratings of ur RAM and make of RAM is it samsung or hynix chips or what bcoz u will have compatibility issue in matching ur old and new rams pls let me know of whole specs written on RAM i can help u in matching
if u need urgent boost in performance then i will suggest replacing hard disk u will see a big change in loading OS and opening programs RAM is secondary in this stuff , but it is imp u can also go for 756 mb in total if u dont want to waste money if u have 2 chips of 256 each
secondly go for 160/250 GB 7200 RPM drive for top performance but 5400 RPM is still fast in ur notebook it is like 4200rpm according too my expertise
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Posted on Mar 09, 2009
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