04-21-2014 07:07 AM
I came here to ask for confirmation or guidance for buying a new ram..
My product specifications found here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docnam
- Supports DDR3 DIMMs only
- Dual channel memory architecture
- Two DDR3 DIMM (240-pin) sockets
- DIMM types:
- PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333)
- PC3-8500 (DDR3-1066)
- PC3-6400 (DDR3-800)
- Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
- Supports 2 GB DDR3 DIMMs
- Supports up to 4 GB on 64-bit PCs
- Maximum memory only if using 2GB DDR3 DIMM modules
It is okay to buy KINGSTON 4GB DDR3 PC1333 (KVR13N9S8 / 4)
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04-21-2014 08:26 PM
No I don't mean the buy thing. I mean the RAM itself.
My question is buying the Kingston RAM will be compatible with my computer with the memory upgrade information from above.
What would happen if the gold contacts or gold thing on the bottom part the RAM stick is damaged?
04-22-2014 04:03 AM
I checked on the Kingston website. It does not appear that they make memory that is guaranteed compatible with your desktop PC. Try Crucial or Corsair. Only purchase guarnteed compatible memory modules and replace the originally installed memory with the new module(s).
If you install 4 GB and have a 32 bit operating system then your operating system will recocgnize and use @3.25 GB of the installed memory.
If you somehow manage to break the gold contacts on the bottom of a memory module, then it will stop working and your PC will not boot into Windows.
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