Discussion in ' Hardware ' started by wile acessible coyoteAug 13, Log in or Sign up. Com Support Forums. Can any one tell me if i can max out my Motherboards ram or any type of upgrade i can do. HP Pavilion gwm Right now i have a total of 8 gigs installed. I think i can go a step further to 16 gigs of ram but i am not sure.
This document is for HP and Compaq notebook computers. To plan for the upgrade, determine what type of memory the computer has, the maximum amount of memory the computer can use, and the amount of memory your operating system can support.
Find the HP notebook product number Before ordering new memory, obtain the notebook product number to look up documents and specifications for your slot model. This number is typically found on a label on the bottom of the notebook or on the not it shipped in. Find currently installed memory specifications amount, type, maximum supported Consult your notebook specifications or Maintenance and Service Guide user installed memory information.
Go to the HP product support homepage for memory computer model, and user select the Product Information category for the specifications document, or select User Guides for the Maintenance and Service Guide. Or in the Search field at the top of this page, type accessible product number, a space, and either specifications or maintenance and service guide Example: RQAS specifications.
In memory Maintenance and Not Guideconsult the Memory section for memory module specifications, memory module spare part numbers, compatible processors and types accessible RAM, and the number slot memory slots.
In the notebook specifications document consult the Memory section for the following information. Amount of memory installed : Check the current amount of memory installed on your computer, and then go to the Verify how much memory you can add section in this document.
Maximum memory supported : Subtract the amount of memory already installed from the maximum amount supported by the system to determine how much memory to purchase.
You can also buy the maximum amount allowed and replace the currently installed memory. Then go to the Confirm the maximum memory supported by your Windows version section in this document. Use the lower of these two numbers as your maximum memory. Type of memory including speed : HP recommends purchasing the same type of memory same size, speed, and manufacturer for each slot. For the best performance, purchase the fastest memory the motherboard supports. Determine where notebook memory accessoble located The memory module compartment is located on the bottom of most HP and Compaq notebook computers.
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For some notebook models where the compartment is under the keyboard, HP recommends contacting an HP authorized support provider for assistance ordering and replacing the memory. Read the Removal and replacement section in the Maintenance and Service Guide for your computer for detailed instructions on finding the memory compartment.
The Maintenance uzer Service Guide is available in the Product Slit category on the HP product support homepage for your computer model. Or in the Search field at the top of this page, type your product number, a space, and maintenance and service guide Example: RQAS maintenance and service guide. Verify how much memory you can add Confirm the amount of installed memory to determine how much memory can be added, depending on whether the computer is turned on or off.
Verify memory amount while the computer is turned on Check memory amounts while your computer is turned on using HP Support Assistant.
On the My devices tab, click My notebook. On the Specifications tab, note the System memory that is currently installed. To find the total amount of memory that can be addedsubtract the amount of memory currently in the computer from the maximum amount of memory the computer can hold. To see sccessible maximum memory the computer can hold, go to the Find currently installed memory specifications section in this document.
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To find the amount of memory per slotdivide the maximum amount of memory that the computer can hold by the number of memory slots on the motherboard. Usually, this is the maximum amount for each memory socket. For example, if the computer can hold a maximum of MB 4 GB of memory and the motherboard has four memory slots, install 1 S,ot or less per slot.
Verify memory amount while the computer is turned off Open the memory module compartment to check memory amounts when the computer is not powered on. Shut the computer down and disconnect the power cord. Locate the memory module compartment cover, and then use a Phillips screwdriver to open it. Before touching the memory, ground sloot to discharge any static electricity.
Place one hand on the case of the computer and touch the other hand to a metal surface or grounded object, such as the metal part of a lamp. Look at the memory to determine the number of available memory module slots, and the slot of slots that are already in use. That is the incorrect hard drive be memorh i had to install a new one.
Be cause the one that came with the laptop crashed for no reason. Last accessible Aug 13, This is what i got with the scan. Yeah, that's it. But again, I would contact Crucial memory have them verify - so you are not stuck with return user and the inconvenience.
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No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I want to increase uwer laptop's RAM capacity. To be absolutely sure, I would suggest to download and run the Crucial System Scanner and see what it says about memory upgrades and possible configurations.Apr 26, · A memory slot, memory socket, or RAM slot is what allows RAM (computer memory) to be inserted into the computer. Most motherboards have two to four memory slots, which determine the type of RAM used with the gkda.maxcros.ru most common types of RAM are SDRAM and DDR for desktop computers and SODIMM for laptop computers, each having various types and speeds.. The picture .  SIM slot is not user accessible without WWAN configuration.  HD content required to view HD images. Due to the non-industry standard nature of some third-party memory modules, we recommend HP branded memory to ensure compatibility. If you mix memory speeds, the system will perform at the lower memory speed.  SIM slot is not user accessible without WWAN configuration.  HD content required to view HD images.  Internet access required.  Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
In my experience this tool is absolutely trustworthy. Without running the tool, memory Crucial website for your model offers these sticks, where you can apparently choose slot either two 4 GB sticks or one 8 GB stick :.
This does not mean that, your device, supports every possible configuration listed. Based on: HP gau compatible upgrades the maximum memory supported is 8 GB. However, it has the footnote which states that the maximum is limited by the user, you cannot exceed the manufacturer supported memory. It also indicates there is only one memory bank, this means your device is only capable of not single memory channel, which means it would only support a single 2 GB, accessible GB or 8 GB jot module.
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However, the reason I suspect your device only supports 4 GB, is because a similar device HP-BGAU seems to specifically indicate support for higher capacity modules. You can trust that Crucial wants your return business, so purchase the memory from them, and take them at their guarantee it will work. Listen now. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.