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I want to know if I can upgrade the harddrive and memory

Hi I just wanted to know if it was possible to upgrade the memory and hard drive for a M305CRV

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  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2007

    I do have DDR 256, 133 MHz CL2 ram but i want to upgrade the same with DDR 512,266 MHZ CL 2.5 whether it is fine or not please inform

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  • Dracoe Dec 18, 2007

    Where are the memory slots for this laptop.



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I actually just upgraded a M305CRV to 2 GB RAM (even though the supposed limit is 1 GB) and it's running great! Pleasantly surprised.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008



Theres a limit when you try to upgrade the memory of your laptop(gateway MT6705), you can only upgrade it upto 2GB of RAM, thats it! i bought two new 2GB RAM hoping i could have a 4gig of ram but to my surprise, my laptop wont even boot. tried removing the other one and it all went thru, this sucks , now what am i gonna do with my other 2gig memory???this sucks.

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This site is a good reference for finding exactly what parts are compatible with what models. It helps with all types of repairs, replacements and upgrades. Here is the web site's front page: Here is the page for your model:

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Depending on the memory you already have you can install upto a maximum of 1GB 266MHZ DDR, and cannot see any reason for not being able to upgrade your hardrive for a bigger one, but be aware that the Operating system backup will probably be on a seperate partition on your current hardrive, unless you got an installation cd with your laptop.

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