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RAM Hi! I just bought HP Compaq Presario C700 3 days ago. So far it is performing well. Though Vista is a little bit of RAM eater. So I upgrade my RAM from 1Gb to 2Gb. Now im testing it for 2 days and it seems that it is not that fast yet. Is it possible to upgrade my RAM to 4Gb? Or i only need to install some softwares to make my Notebook run faster. Thanks in advance

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  • Jhong Dizon Mar 23, 2008

    i checked my laptop just now. and i saw in the RAM written 1GB 667 i dont know if the 667 is the mhz or what. I have 2 pcs of 1GB with 667 written on it.

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    I am trying to remove the cover on a Presario C300 to install more memory and the cover will not come off

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Hi, I checked your computer out, and you can install 4GB of DDR2 laptop RAM, upto a max speed of 667MHz.

You have two slots, so you can do this via two x 2GB DDR2 667MHz sodimms. I choose Kingston, as it seems to be the most compatible that I've seen so far.

However, you are likely using a 32bit operating system, so despite fitting 4GB of RAM, Windows may only indicte 3.25GB, or 3.5GB, or thereabouts, due to the fact that a 32bit operating system cannot address more than 4GB of memory addresses. This will not be a problem, and the extra memory will still add to performance.

Though I also suggest that you disable unnecessary Vista processes to make your computer much faster again.

See www.speedyvista.com for a list of what proceses you can, and cannot disable.

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The your laptop speed is not only depand on ram & is also depend on *********** bord & prosser & ram cobination
if u buy diffrent like 1 is pc400 mhz ram & other is pc 1200 mhz ram then ur pc might be slow becuses ram freqcy not match
so see ur whats the mhz ram u have then after buy a same confugation of ram if u have pc 400 mhz ram then u have to buy same pc 400 ram
ok
try it

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Maybe..depends on the DRR ratings for that one..

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