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If my laptop says it supports ddr3 memory, can i get any type of ddr3

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April 8, 2012 1:22:26 AM

If my laptop says it supports ddr3, does this mean i can put all types of ddr3 ram in such as 1333/1600/1800 ect...?
My Laptop:
cpu: intel pentium dual t3400 @2.16 GHz

Motherboard Chipset: Intel GM45/GM47
Motherboard Manufacturer: Wistron

Type: Hp G60-234CA

Maybe someone can give me a link to the best/most RAM this thing can handle....it has ddr2 2gb in it right now,,,,i need more, thanks..

If u cannot find any for me, please let me know where i should be able to find some and what kind of ddr3 it can handle, and the site u find on needs to ship to canada and take paypal, i do not have a credit card, thanks guys
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April 8, 2012 1:39:13 AM

You will probably have to buy special RAM for tyour laptop. Laptop memory has a different form factor than desktop. I advise you to take it to a computer shop and have this done because most laptops require special tools and are very easy to break if you don't have the right tools.
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April 8, 2012 1:41:21 AM

chesteracorgi said:
You will probably have to buy special RAM for tyour laptop. Laptop memory has a different form factor than desktop. I advise you to take it to a computer shop and have this done because most laptops require special tools and are very easy to break if you don't have the right tools.

not anymore, there is a department on back of laptop that is for the ram....two screws and ram is right there...i just need to know what type i can put in and from where, thanks...i gave all important specs for u guys i think
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April 8, 2012 2:02:13 AM

i dont think your laptop supports ddr3... correct me if im wrong. im unable to find specifications on it except that it max out at 4GB from hp site. But these versions HP G60-230US and HP G60-236US both run on ddr2 200pin sodimm and speed of 800mhz from crucial site.
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April 8, 2012 2:18:10 AM

daysyang said:
i dont think your laptop supports ddr3... correct me if im wrong. im unable to find specifications on it except that it max out at 4GB from hp site. But these versions HP G60-230US and HP G60-236US both run on ddr2 200pin sodimm and speed of 800mhz from crucial site.

hmmm, i will check that for you
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April 8, 2012 2:23:42 AM

ohhh crap, u r right, it does not support ddr3....i shoulda know because it is different pins ahhahahhah....is there faster types of ddr2 that i can upgrade to? And if my laptop supports ddr2 will it support at types of ddr2? Because if so i would like the fastest type, thanks
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April 8, 2012 2:24:30 AM

You can not use DDR3 memory.
Your laptop only supports DDR2-800 PC6400 200pin sodimm memory.
www.crucial.com takes paypal and ships to canada
Buying faster memory for your laptop would be a waste. The bios would automatically downclock it to DDR2-800 speed .
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April 8, 2012 2:57:51 AM

Windows 64bit or 32bit?
If you have Windows 64bit you can install up to the maximum the laptop allows.

If you have Windows 32bit then it's different.
If you had a 512MB VRAM then it's likely your computer would see roughly 2.8 to 3GB of the 4GB you install but not all of it.

My dad has 32-bit Vista and 2GB of RAM. I was going to put in more RAM but figured out it would cost me $60 to go from 2GB to 2.8GB so it didn't really make sense.
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April 8, 2012 2:58:27 AM

Laptop Ram Is Of A Special Type But Even Easier To Add Than A Desktop PC, Any DDR3 That Is Laptop RAM Will Work, However Slower RAM May Reduce Performance (But Not Likely Noticable) And Faster Than Factory RAM May Not Be Taken Advantage Of.
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April 8, 2012 2:59:10 AM

photonboy said:
Windows 64bit or 32bit?
If you have Windows 64bit you can install up to the maximum the laptop allows.

If you have Windows 32bit then it's different.
If you had a 512MB VRAM then it's likely your computer would see roughly 2.8 to 3GB of the 4GB you install but not all of it.

My dad has 32-bit Vista and 2GB of RAM. I was going to put in more RAM but figured out it would cost me $60 to go from 2GB to 2.8GB so it didn't really make sense.

ok thanks guys, it would be pointless,,,kk
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April 8, 2012 3:04:45 AM

actually guys, please find the fastest ddr2 ram on this site for me http://www.newegg.ca/

i think some types of ddr2 are faster than others, but i need to know if a laptop that supports ddr2 supports all types of ddr2 speeds, thanks
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April 8, 2012 4:44:29 AM

What I Said Also Otherwise Applies To Other Types Of RAM
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April 8, 2012 7:08:48 AM

Laptops are generally much more picky with what RAM will work than desktops are. A desktop may downclock RAM to work even if it's not supported but a laptop may just not boot. As such I recommend you follow the manufacturers guidelines on this page.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00...

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