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#1 c0ex


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Posted 30 August 2005 - 05:13 PM

I called HP support the other night after I found a deal on memory for my laptop. I was wondoring if it will fit. The guy said that PC2700 SODIMM memory is the same as PC2700 SDRAM for my notebook. Is this guy wrong?

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Posted 30 August 2005 - 05:29 PM

Run this wizard and it will tell you which memory your computer uses.
Crucial Memory Advisor Tool

You can also download Everest and it will tell you all about your computer.

Basiclly he is right:
SDRAM = Synchronous DRAM
DRAM = dynamic random access memory

SODIMM = Small Outline DIMM (commonly in notebook computers)
DIMM = dual in-line memory module
SIMM = Single in-line memory module

You also want to make sure to get the correct Pin & Speed.

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