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What is the maximum i can upgrade this computer,ram and hard drive

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The maximum RAM for this model is 3GB.
There is no limit to the harddrive capacity, but depending on your motherboard and operating system, you might run into the 127/137GB limit for Windows, which can be caused by using and older motherboard without LBA enabled.

You can fidn the specifications for your computer here.
General information on the 127GB limit here.
More information on Windows 2000 and the limitation here.
Seagate's web site has a good overview on this topic as well. (link)

If you have any more questions, just come back here and leave a comment - I'm happy to help.

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Okay your computer can hold a maximum of 3GB of RAM. The RAM must be PC- 133, NON-ECC, UNBUFFERED, SDRAM, DIM memory in order for it to be compatible with your computer. Also you can stick any size hard drive into your computer. **WARNING** IF YOU ATTEMPT TO OPEN YOUR COMPUTER MAKE SURE YOU ARE WEARING AN ESD BRACELET AS TO ENSURE THAT YOU DON'T DESTROY YOUR SYSTEM. ALSO IF YOU CHANGE YOUR HARD DRIVE YOU WILL NEED TO BACK UP ALL OF YOUR INFORMATION TO THAT HARD DRIVE IF YOU WANT TO BE ABLE TO ACCESS IT!!! If you have any other questions please feel free to ask.

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    Lrobby14:

    I am just informing you that your information may not be entirely accurate. You have given a very generic answer, and if this person were to put 4GB of RAM into his computer his System board would be unable to handle the load, second the Hard Drive limit is only for FAT16 and FAT32 file systems, the NTFS file system does have a limit, but it is so ridiculously high that it is like not having a limit.

    Ryan Frame
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For your Hard Drive i believe the max is 1.5 terabytes and as for your ram if you have a 32 bit operating system the max is 4 GB if its 64bit the max is 8 to 16 GB of ram

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I am on my g3 and it is very slow


The speed performance of any computer is affected the amount of RAM memory and the amount of space of the primary hard drive that contains the operating system. So, check both items and upgrade both to the maximum that can be had. Back in the day, RAM was expensive so as configured by apple, iMacs came configured with minimal size. With RAM upgraded, the operating system more applications could be opened, which includes processes that run in the background. With the minimal RAM, OS 8, would hit the hard drive to swap pages of memory, rolling them in and out. Over time, the area used on hard drive would fragment, causing several read operations to assemble a page of RAM memory. This I believe was the era of using disk utility tools like Norton Disk Doctor to de-frag the hard drive. Also Tech Tools. So the easiest is to upgrade the RAM on the G3 iMac / Power Mac. Once you have upgraded the RAM, then you can then begin to upgrade the hard drive to the maximum size that your OS is capable of using. It has been so long ago I have forgotten what that value might be. I believe that the latest version of OS 8 was at revision 6 (8.6). In the latter days of the G3 power macs / iMacs, it was OS 9 (9.2). Some G3 CPUs could run OS X (10.2). The point being to upgrade RAM, hard drive space, and the Operating System. The larger capacity of the hard drive should delay the onset of fragmentation. Something to consider when upgrading the hard drive is to determine if your G3 computer is capable of using a solid state "hard drive". If you are able to do so, the speed performance is very impressive. Boot times are phenomenal. What may have taken a minute to accomplish now only takes 30 seconds. Go to www.youtube.com enter keywords Mac G3 SSD. View several videos that others have posted about their experiences. There is a video demonstrating this guys upgrades on a G3 "Graphite" IMac, boosted to 1 gig of RAM, and a 60 gig SSD. Impressive this old Mac. Take note of MacRumors dot com website, a great resource. In general, I check YouTube videos in addition googling any particular subject. I would suggest to upgrading to "Tiger" just as he did. As it relates to your WIFI, it is possible that your WIFI card is defective or is missing. If you are running OS 9, then you have to do some investigating. If you are running OS x, then go to to the pull down menu and select "About this Mac" then select "more" the begin to see if you show an airport card. It is "iffy" whether your internal WIFI card would be able to connect with the wireless routers of today. Something to consider is to acquire an old airport base station unit and have that connected to where you currently are connected directly to your Mac. Alternately you might want to scan the forums like at MacRumors for any discussion surrounding vintage Apple products as it relates to WIFI. The limiting factor then become the graphics co processor. The OS will offload processing work to the graphics card. The greater the memory capacity of the graphics card, the faster the performance. Another website I go to is: www.macsales dot com. The have technicians you can speak with concerning upgrades. I wish you success as you seek to increase performance to the maximum. You have an excellent opportunity to do most if not all of the upgrades yourself I normally go to www.ifixit dot come. To get instructions on proper tear downs on my G5 / intel iMacs.

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I want upgrade my emachines t6528 hard drive and ram.i need help


Memory Upgrade for eMachines eMachines T6528 Computer, the eMachines eMachines T6528 Computer takes the PC3200 DDR SDRAM DIMMs. Supports Dual Channel DDR. Memory Type, and comes installed with 512 MB (removable) of Memory. You can upgrade your eMachines eMachines T6528 Computer to up to a maximum of 4.0 GB Memory, the system has 4 sockets to install Memory, already with 512 MB (removable) standard Memory installed. For best Computer performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Computer.


As for the Hard Disc.... the following address will give step by step instructions on installing a new HD. http://www.manualowl.com/m/eMachines/T6528/Manual/

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HOW TO UPGRADE RAM ON VAIO VPCM121AX LAPTOP


Memory Upgrade for Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop, the Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop takes the PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM SODIMM 200pin memory Memory Type, and comes installed with 1GB (Removable) of Memory.

You can upgrade your Sony VAIO VPCM121AX Netbook Laptop to up to a maximum of 2GB Memory, the system has 1 Socket to install Memory, already with 1GB (Removable) standard Memory installed.

For best Laptop performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Laptop.


if you're not sure if a module is right for your system, use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules.
first you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line


from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system


Power off the computer, and unplug it from the power source. Close the computer and turn it over.

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Slide off the battery cover and remove the battery.
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Locate the memory bay and remove the screws in the cover.
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Remove your old RAM board(s) by pushing the metal clips and holding it down and outwards until the RAM board pops up. Then pull it out at a 30-degree angle. (If you only need to add more RAM to your existing RAM and you have enough available empty RAM slots, you will not need to remove the RAM.)
5
Insert the new RAM board into an empty slot at a 30-degree angle until you hear it click. Then push it flat down into the slot.
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Replace the cover and screw it back in.
Upgrade the Sony VAIO Hard Drive
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Locate the hard drive bay and remove the screws from the cover. Then slide the cover off.
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Pull the hard drive out of the bay.
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Remove the screw securing the hard drive with the magnetic screwdriver.
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Pull the hard drive out of the bay by the black tab connected to it.
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Re-insert your new hard drive into the bay and replace the cover.








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I have a HP Compaq d530 SFF with a 40 G hard drive. I want to upgrade to a hard drive of at least 80 G. Am I able to do this? Like to know also how much more RAM can I add I have 1.5 GBs now..


You can get a maximum of 4GB of ram.
Yes you can also upgrade your drive, probably to a lot larger than 80.

The following is a link to the manual that you can download, in PDF format, that has information on upgrading/adding both memory and hard disks for the HP d530 SFF. It has both diagrams and instructions.

http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00059123/c00059123.pdf

Go to the "Hardware Upgrades" section.

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I am having hp 530 laptop with intel core duo inside,512mb RAM,80 gb hard disk.I want to upgrade my processor,ramand hard disk. can i do it ? upto what limit ?


Unfortunately I would have to say no, you won't be able to upgrade the processor. I located a user manual at

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12722_na/12722_na.PDF

According to specifications you can increase the Ram to 2 MB and the hard drive should be a 120GB hard driver Sata

System Memory 1024-MB 533/667-MHz DDR2 SDRAM in one slot
Two SODIMM slots; supported memory 2048 MB2
Operates at a maximum of 533-MHz with 667-MHz memory
Hard Drive 120-GB3 5400 rpm SMART SATA

The processor will be limited to what the motherboard can support and it was designed for that 1.6 Ghz processor. Unfortunately it is very difficult to upgrade processors in laptop machines. I do have to ask how old this machine is. The specification indicates MegaBytes of ram and this is actually very little Ram in today's computing world. Most machines support at least 2 gigaBytes of Ram to start with.

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What is the highest spec I can transpose my E6530


The RAM upgrade for your E-6530 is still available. Currently your laptop's memory is 64MB. It can be upgraded up to a maximum 512MB. Since your E-6530 has two slots, you may purchase 2 pieces of 256MB RAM to upgrade to the maximum capacity. Please check with the service centre for details on RAM purchase try looking here for hard drive upgrades
http://www.pc-ap.fujitsu.com/support/faq_lb/e_series/faq_hardware.html

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Upgrading my 128 RAM of KOB 810e FST MB


Looking at the manual for this motherboard your maximum ram is 512mb in two sticks of 256mb each. Speed rating is pc133 (maximum). You may struggle with the external hard drive as you only seem to have usb 1.1 and not usb 2.0

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Question about upgrading...


Hi,

Honestly In the long run you will be better off buying a cheap new laptop.

Dual core or similiar.

But lets see.
You can upgrade the cpu, memory and the hard drive.

The laptop supports Maximum of 72 MB of Ram by installing a matched pair of 32-mb memory modules in the memory upgrade sockets on the main board. Theres 8 MB build into the motherboard so you will have total of 72MB with 8MB on the board and 64 in the slots. Thats the maximum memory you can have. You could try a biger module at your own risk. (may not work)

the NeoMagic 2093 video controller is integrated and can't be changed.

What is the model of your LM? for example Lm M166ST
You should be able to upgrade to 166MHZ or more.

I don't know how big of a drive the computer supports, but Id guess atleast double? possibly more, I don't know whats the bigest size supported.


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Hard drive and memory


the laptop should pick up a 20gb or 60gb ide hard drive with no problem

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UPGRADING


That unit it about 10 years old.
Unfortunately, you cannot upgrade the CPU (processor)

The RAM is a standard 100MHz non-parity SDRAM SODIMM. The 2645 can use 128MB DIMMS for 160MB maximum. It has 32MB internal and two slots.

The hard drive size is limited by the BIOS. Any standard 2.5" hard drive should work, but may show as limited size, maybe 20GB.

Get a PCMCIA modem.

If you found a docking station for this unit, you'd be in better shape. Like I said, it's 10 years old. It won't be easy.


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