Question about Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

Is it worth upgrading the 500MB memory of a 4 years-old Acer aspire laptop? its used only for web-surfing and emailing purposes.. no downloads..

Posted by on

  • D-Dutchess Oct 02, 2010

    Thanks! and I thought it would be cheaper to simply replace it.. Cheers for that!

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 110 Answers

You BET! Max it out when you buy the RAM. This is where all of your open OS files and running programs reside when the computer is on and running. It is very fast live memory - and when it fills up during use, anything else that cannot fit goes back to the hard drive in whats called "Virtual memory" or "swap file" - significantly slower.
I can say with certainty that if you max out your ram everything will work much faster! and that hourglass will become a scarce event.

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanx for the prompt and informative reply! much appreciated!"

  • R M
    R M Oct 02, 2010

    Your welcome - and Thanks.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have Acer laptop Aspire 5570z module Zr1 with memory 1GB I want to increase memory 2GB or 3GB Is it possible or not What will be the expenditure?


Your laptop's RAM is upgradeable to up to 4 GB using two DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM modules.

So your upgrade options here are:
1. Buy a 1 GB DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM module & install it to get a total RAM of 2 GB (Price around US$ 25).
2. Buy a 2 GB DDR2 533/667 MHz SODIMM module & install it to get a total RAM of 3 GB (Price around US$ 45).

Aug 14, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

2 Answers

What is the maximum memory I can install


Memory Upgrade for Acer Aspire 5630-6760 Notebook (DDR2-533MHz) Laptop, the Acer Aspire 5630-6760 Notebook (DDR2-533MHz) Laptop takes the Memory Type, and comes installed with 0MB of Memory. You can upgrade your Acer Aspire 5630-6760 Notebook (DDR2-533MHz) Laptop to up to a maximum of 4GB Memory, the system has 2 (2 banks of 1) to install Memory, already with 0MB standard Memory installed. For best Laptop performance use the maximum amount of allowed Memory per slot for your Laptop.

Jul 08, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook

1 Answer

I have an Acer Extensa 4420-5239. How would I be


If this is happening when you are viewing the videos from an internet site then the problem isn't with your laptop, it's with the internet connection - too slow.
Either get closer to the wireless router (or use a LAN connection instead of wireless) or get a speed upgrade from your ISP.

Jun 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I cannot find what type/speed or maximum memory that i can add to an acer Aspire ASE571 - ED450A desktop. Can you help


According to Acer support for the model Aspie E571 you can use the following:
Up to 4 GB of DDR2 533/667/800 MHz SDRAM (dual-channel support on four DIMMs)

Feb 23, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

What are the things to consider in buying a laptop?


1.what do you want to use it for?
2.Music
3.video
4.surfing
5.school
Things to look at PRICE,you get what you pay for.
COMPANY TECH SUPPORT,SPECIALS
WARRANTY
1.hard drive
2.memory
3.ease of use
4.upgrade

Sep 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

1 Answer

What is the maximum memory capacity of acer aspire 5600 model


According to the specs of this laptop model, it supports up to 4 GB of DDR2 533/667 MHz memory using two soDIMM modules. This means that you will have to replace the 512 MB memory module already installed in your laptop, & replace it with 2 soDIMM DDR2 533/667 MHz memory modules, each of 2 GB capacity.

Jul 14, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5600 Series 5630-6951 Laptop

2 Answers

Memory upgrade for acer aspire 3502


Try 1 memory at a time...Memory strips comes in pairs.

Feb 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3502WLCi Notebook

2 Answers

Video memory upgrade for an Acer Aspire 5100.


Sorry, but if it has intergrated video as you say then video card is NOT upgradable, simply because it does not have a card (It is intergrated into motherboard). That unit can take up to 4GB of ram 2GBX2 DDR2 PC25300 200pin SODIMM $56.00@ crucial.com. It is able to share an dditional 256mb of memory from system for a total of 512mb memory on video. With a little research u should also be able to upgrade the cpu.
Hope this helps good luck,
Dave

Nov 20, 2008 | Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz...

1 Answer

Upgrade for acer aspire 4315


Hi, best and fastest way to increase your laptop speed is upgrading RAM to 4 Gigs, using 2x2Gb RAM modules like this one (UK seller).
Adding a bigger hard drive won't increase laptop speed, but will give you more space to store your files.
Another way to speed up a computer is using CPU overclocking, but this operation, good on old computers, is not worth on a computer with new CPU like yours.
On you tube also some user posted videos on how to upgrade chips on motherboard of old Acer aspire, but I suggest not trying this, as risk to destroy laptop is very high, and it is generally not worth.
Better to stick with traditional upgrades.

Aug 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire One  PC Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

108 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18394 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

633 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...