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How to boost the Toshiba 2180cdt laptop to the max? I want to know what socket is used, can i replace the instaled 64mb of rsm with 128mb, and what cpu's are compatabile with its motherboard.

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  • stojkens Jun 04, 2009

    I know that the ram is weak, but people, where i live, buy old laptops for car diagnostics and stuff, plus i want to practise my skills in electronics.

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WOW 64megs of ram.. dont waste your money, its sold old even if you did upgrade it, it will have trouble with any kind of current software.

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  • letzfly777 Jun 05, 2009

    Go buy something from atleast 2000 then, the technology you will be exposed to will be so old and outdated it really wont help you much with the modern lingo. If you really want to go further with the project hit up www.newegg.com for parts, it may be so old they dont have it, then hit up www.ebay.com or a local computer shop can get used old parts for dirt cheap! good luck!

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It's not that bad; I installed another 128 megs of ram which brought it to 192, which is the  most it can have.  I installed Server 2003 on it, and it seems to run along pretty well.  Don't expect it to play movies very well, or suchlike, with only 2 megs of video ram.

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