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Memory Capacity and Type for my Pavilion notebook

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Hi guys,


I have a Pavilion dv6t-1000 laptop, purchased in 2009.  Its product page doesn't specify how much (and of what type) memory it can hold.  Crucial Memory Advisor suggests 2x4GB, but other sources suggest 2x2GB or even 3x2GB.  Does anyone know how to look this up and be sure?


Furthermore, I'm not an expert on all the terminology describing feature differences in memory modules.  I'm looking at buying some parts named things like "204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1333mhz (PC3 10600)".  I have a vague sense that the 1333mhz and 10600 represent speeds, but the default components appear to be "PC2-6400, 800mhz DDR2".  Might I have a compatibility problem buying those new parts?


Many thanks,



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Because it's a CTO machine therefore only you know. If your machine is running 64 bit OS, you can use recommendation from Crucial:


DDR3 RAM won't FIT to DDR2 slots physically therefore you can't use DDR3 RAM. But firstly please use the following program called CPU-Z to check RAM type of your machine and post back:






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