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07-23-2012 03:32 AM - edited 07-23-2012 03:38 AM
So, I have a dv6-7031tx which has 4GB of Ram. Now i want remove the 4GB Ram on my Notebook and replace it with 2 4GB Ram sticks, will the Warranty be voided if i do this? The RAM brand im going for is either G.Skill, Patriot, or Kingston.
Edited: I talked to HP support last week and apprently they dont reccomend third party RAM's like G.Skill, they only reccomend Mircon. I dont even know how good Micron's reputation's are and they are not that well known.
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07-23-2012 05:34 AM - edited 07-23-2012 05:34 AM
You will not void the warranty by installing memory from any vendor.
The only way you will void the warranty is if you physically damage the memory slot, plastic cover, or do not follow the procedures in the service manual to install the memory (like removing the battery and A/C power before working inside your notebook.
I have used Patriot, G.Skill, Mushkin, Kingston, Crucial in HP notebooks and desktop PC's all with great success.
I can also tell you that HP does not use Micron chips exclusively in their PC's.
Question...why do you want to remove a perfectly good 4 GB memory module unless they put a PC3-1333 chip in there and you want to install 2 PC3-12800 (1600 MHz) memory?
One other question? If that is the case, why go half way?
I would just max the thing out to its 16 GB capacity and buy 2 x 8 GB of PC3-1600 (PC3-12800) , memory modules.
The specs page is incorrect regarding the 8 GB maximum.
Please see the service manual at the link below, chapter 1, page 4.
07-23-2012 05:34 AM
You will not void your warranty by installing extra Ram and the manufacturer of the modules is your chioce.
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