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Compaq M700 Ram Upgrade the second

Hi there again I have another Question, somebody told me i can place one 500MB 133MHz sd-ddr SO_DIMM instead of two 256MB Ram Sticks inside Armada M700. Anyone knows if it is true i can use 512MB Ram? Any Help would be appreciated, thank you!

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Re: Compaq M700 Ram Upgrade the second

I can find no spec on this but,if your notebook can take upt 576MB of memory, i would expect 2 x 256MB to be the max, as installing 1 x 512MB would be doubling the capacity allowed by one module slot.

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IBM T23 wont turn on after adding new RAM

Hi - according to memory suppliers your T23 has the following memory capacity / requirements:

  • IBM ThinkPad T23 maximum RAM capacity: 1GB
  • Your IBM has Two (2) memory slots or sockets
  • Module upgrade PIN count is: 144-PIN
  • The memory speed is: SDRAM 133MHz, PC133
  • The laptop DIMM type for the ThinkPad T23 is: SODIMM, SO-DIMM, Small Outline DIMM
  • Non ECC

If you are meeting these requirements, you may have a defective module.

Also, according to Lenovo's page on the machine:

The system has 128MB or 256MB of memory standard and can be configured for up to 1GB of addressable memory. Memory options up to 512MB SDRAM SO DIMMs each can be added in the two available slots for memory expansion. The standard 128MB of memory is expandable up to 640MB and the 256MB of memory is expandable up to 768 MB of addressable memory with 64, 128, 256, or 512MB SO DIMMs without removing the 128MB SO DIMM that is standard in one of the internal slots for memory. For customers that need the maximum 1GB to which memory can be expanded, it is necessary to replace the 128MB or 256MB card with a 512MB card plus add another 512MB card in the extra slot. Only 133MHz DIMM memory can be used in this system. The use of 100MHz DIMM memory is not supported in the T23 systems.

This means yo can trouble shoot the 512MB modules individually by installing one of the original 128MB modules and one of the new 512MB modules (for a total system memory of 640MB). If it does not boot, try again with the other 512MB module. This will help you identify a defective module that may be preventing the machine from booting.

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You can upgrade to 2GB.
512 MegaByte + 512MB = 1024MegaByte
1024MB = 1GigaByte )

It is DDR Sdram.
(Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory)

It is also SO-DIMM, as used for laptops.
(Single Outline Dual Inline Memory Module)

There are 200 gold plated contact pins. 100 on each side,

Note the Locating Notch on the bottom, and how it is off to one side.
Note the Side Notch on each side.

There is a Locating Lug in the bottom of the ram memory slot, for the laptop.
The ram memory module must be turned to the Locating Notch lines up with the Locating Lug.

There are spring clips on each side of a ram memory module.
The tops of the spring clips are eased to the outside.

This allows a bump, or protrusion on the spring clip, to come out of the Side Notch.
When the ram memory module is ensured to be seated correctly, in the ram memory slot, the spring clip 'bump' will be in the Side Notch.

A laptop ram memory module is removed AT AN ANGLE!
NOT too much more than the angle it is in, when installed in the ram memory slot.

After the two spring clips are eased out, the ram memory module will pop up a little bit.
Slide it out AT THAT ANGLE.

If you it up to a straight up position, you will damage the gold plated contact pins of the ram memory module, and the contact pins in the ram memory slot.

Damage the contact pins in the ram memory slot, and you are looking at motherboard replacement.

Everywhere on the ram memory module is the BODY, except for the gold plated contact pins.
Handle the ram memory module by the Body.
The Body is coated with a see-through protective plastic.

Refrain from touching the gold plated contact pins.

[ DDR Sdram IS DDR1. Double Data Rate Sdram.
DDR2 Sdram is Double Data Rate 2 Sdram.
DDR3 Sdram is Double Data Rate 3 Sdram,




It is the Technology used, not referring to the size ]

DIMM for desktops, Dual Inline Memory Module
SO-DIMM for laptops.
Single Outline Dual Inline Memory Module.

You need SO-DIMM, with 200 pins, and it's Frequency Rate, ('Speed'), is rated at 333Megahertz. (333MHz)
That is PC2700.

Under the bold black subheading -
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,click on - Service and maintenance information - in blue.

Under the subheading - Service and maintenance information -
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HP Compaq nx6110, nc6110, nx6120, and nc6120 Notebook PCs -
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This is a PDF file. The computer you are using now has Adobe Reader on it, which uses PDF files.
After you click on the file name above, it may take up to 30 seconds, before the first page comes up.

In the Bookmarks menu to the left, click on the + sign to the left of -
Removal and Replacement Procedures.
Scroll it down, click on -
6.7 External Memory Module

There is also an Internal Memory Module -
6.17 Internal Memory Module.

You can put UP TO 1GB in the Internal memory module slot, and UP TO 1GB in the External memory module slot.

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The details about your laptop's ram,
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Technology= DDR2 SDRAM
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So, ram installed on your laptop is DDR2. If you need/want to upgrade, you have to look for and buy DDR2 type ram.

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