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Upgrading RAM in laptop
Jan 17, 2012, 1:39 PM
hello... I have ASUS K42JA VX032D laptop.
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?
Jan 24, 2012
Jan 17, 2012, 3:49 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.
DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 G SDRAM
Jan 17, 2012, 3:51 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%...
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Jan 18, 2012, 10:56 AM
does upgrading RAM increase windows 7 rating??
Jan 18, 2012, 11:38 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).
Jan 18, 2012, 1:37 PM
Which company's RAM is best for laptop???
Jan 19, 2012, 1:28 AM
Any major brand will do.
Jan 24, 2012, 4:03 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.
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