Upgrading RAM in laptop Tags: Memory Laptops RAM Last response: January 24, 2012 4:04 AM in Memory Share abhijeet_90 January 17, 2012 1:39:46 PM hello... I have ASUS K42JA VX032D laptop. Specifications are:- intel core I5 2GB DDR3 1066 MHZ ram 2GB ATI Radeon HD 5730 Graphics card 640 GB hard disk I can expand RAM up to 8 GB. My questions are:- 1. I want to upgrade it to 8GB 1333Mhz. Does this laptop supports 1333Mhz? 2. If I upgrade RAM up to 8GB , does it effect my laptops battery consumption? More about : upgrading ram laptop nikorr a c 146 } Memory a b D Laptop January 17, 2012 3:49:38 PM 1066 MHz Max, so if u use 1333MHz, it may not work or it will down clock to 1066MHz. At 8GB, your battery life will not change, nothing that u will notice. Specs... DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 G SDRAM nikorr a c 146 } Memory a b D Laptop January 17, 2012 3:51:30 PM If u would OC the RAM(if it would let u), than the battery will not hold as long, not much, maybe 5-10%... Related resources Upgrading RAM and Graphic Card for lenovo laptop ? - Forum Can upgrading to 4gb to 8gb of ram actually make a laptop slower? - Forum Upgrading laptop ram - Forum After upgrading ram in Windows 7 laptop fan spins up every boot - Forum Laptop refuses to boot after RAM upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer abhijeet_90 January 18, 2012 10:56:10 AM does upgrading RAM increase windows 7 rating?? Pyree a b } Memory a b D Laptop January 18, 2012 11:38:46 AM Yes in your case. Nut don't upgrade simply of WEI. It is a poor indication of system performance. You need more RAM because 2GB is too little by today's standard. I am pretty sure 1333MHz RAM works. I have a similar laptop (N61). abhijeet_90 January 18, 2012 1:37:53 PM Which company's RAM is best for laptop??? Pyree a b } Memory a b D Laptop January 19, 2012 1:28:14 AM Any major brand will do. abhijeet_90 January 24, 2012 4:03:58 AM hey.. I upgraded RAM to 8GB DDR 3. The performance increase. Windows 7 rating is also increase to 5.5 to 6.8 Thanks for all of those who advised me. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill upgrading RAM in a single slot laptop from 1333 to 1866 make much differenc ForumAcer Aspire 5100 Laptop Black screen after upgrading to 4GB RAM ForumTrouble Upgrading RAM in my Laptop ForumNeed help regarding upgrading RAM ForumUpgrading RAM and/or Processor on a laptop ? ForumUpgrading my laptop ForumHardware upgrades questions!: upgrading RAM , CPU, GPU, SSD ForumSince upgrading to W8 PC using unusually high RAM ForumFirst time upgrading : GPU/ RAM advice? ForumUpgrading Laptop RAM Question ForumHelp updating BIOS ForumGf had a RAM stick die, seeking help replacing Forum[Solved] Buying new RAM ForumRam XMP kills wireless N adaptor?! ForumRam mhz is lower that what it should be (1600mhz ram at 824mhz)gskill More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !