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Upgrades for Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q893

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December 5, 2012 9:00:24 PM

I want to increase the performance in my Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q893

Crucial recommends this out of stock RAM kit @$37.99

8GB Kit (4GBx2)
DDR3 PC3-10600 • CL=9 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1333 • 1.35V • 512Meg x 64 • • Part #: CT3320409

How do I find it or equal elsewhere at comparable price?

Is the install easy? Tips?

Thnx

GJ
December 11, 2012 8:33:08 AM

I have done a little research and have determined there are other components to consider upgrading to improve the performance of this Qosmio X505-Q893. I just don't know which will give me the most for buck.

I am not a gamer. Most of my use for this notebook is multi-tasking with multiple documents, photos, apps and browsers tabs open simultaneously.

I would appreciate suggestions as to what I should consider upgrading in addition to 8GB Ram

The standard specs are:

Operating System:
• Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor and Graphics:
• Intel® Core™ i5-460M Processor - 2.53 GHz (2.80 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology), 3MB L3
Cache
• Mobile Intel® PM55 Express Chipset
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460M with 1.5GB GDDR5 discrete graphics
memory
Memory:
• Configured with 4GB DDR3 1066MHz (max 8GB) upgrade planned
• 2 main memory slots. Both slots occupied.
Storage Drive
• 500GB (7200 RPM) Serial ATA hard disk drive

Thnx

GJ
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