I have a bit of a laptop ram problem. Tags: Laptops RAM Computer Last response: February 18, 2010 2:18 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share David2010 February 17, 2010 10:31:11 PM Ok I got a laptop from my grandmother that is an old Nobilis laptop that had one PC2100 128MB of ram stick in it. I had two PC2-5300S 512MB ram sticks that I wanted to place in this laptop. I had to carefully disassemble the laptop because they put the ram in the worst possible location on a laptop. Anyways the ram fits PERFECTLY and I mean slot per slot perfectly but the computer wont boot up using this ram. Is there a way to get this ram to work because this computer would be a LOT faster with a Gig of ram in it vs a sad 128MB of ram. I know you may be thinking, "Well why not just BUY a PC2100 ram stick!?!" and the sad answer to that is I don't have a job and I don't have the spare money to buy the ram stick. Can you Help Me? I was going to use this computer as a simple gaming computer as the specs are. 32MB Video. Hopefully 1 GB Ram. 1.6 GHZ CPU Single Core. 20 GB Hard drive. Ext.... More about : bit laptop ram problem buwish a b D Laptop February 18, 2010 1:58:05 AM It sounds like the motherboard in it is not compatible with PC2-5300 RAM. Most laptops can only go so far in the type of ram they use, especially the older ones. For the time being you are probably stuck with the RAM that came with it. m 0 l 505090 February 18, 2010 2:18:22 AM I've never had a problem with the speeds personally the board has always underclocked them, but have often had issues with the total and per slot max capacities on older MB's m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan i play rust with a windows 8 laptop 4gb ram 3.47 usable with a 5 ghz processer 64 bit can i run it? Forum SolvedShould I install Windows 8 64 bit on a 3gb RAM laptop? Forum Solved32 bit Windows 7 on 64 bit laptop problem Forum Solvedram problem. 32bit Forum Solved2GB GPU + 2GB RAM + 32 bit Win XP = Problem? Forum Solvedi have windows 7 32 bit...... my pc is showing 3 gb of ram when i have installed 6 gb.....what can i do to solve this problem Forum why is my 32 bit laptop with 8gb of ram saying that only 2.92gb is usable Forum win7 64bit ram usable problem (msconfig method doesn't works) Forum Vaio 64 bit laptop with 4 gb of Ram can I upgrade Forum Solvedhaving problem re installing windows 7 in my 32 bit laptop Forum Ram Problem with windows 8.1 64bit Forum Windows 8 64-bit i7 laptop with 8GB of RAM lagging like crazy Forum SolvedKingston 4GB DDR3 RAM KVR13N9S8/4 problems with my Windows 8.1 64-bit OS Forum Minecraft RAM problem 32bit Vista Forum New SSHD and RAM in laptop, can't boot windows 7 64 bit Forum Windows 7 64bit RAM problem Forum Solvedare my 2 problems connected? (suddenly all programs 32 bit, and ram not recognized) Forum i have envy m6 laptop So after a bit of a trojan problem I can finally reinstall windows 8 but when it asks me for my product Forum Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Laptop, 6GB RAM installed 3.99/4GB usable Forum SolvedGuys, is it causes ram problem or graphics problem for having lots of game on my Samsung i3 laptop with 4gb ram? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !