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Can I Upgrade RAM to 16 GB for Pavilion dv6 -3174se

Product Name: Pavilion dv6-3174se
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Can anyone advice me if I can upgrade from 4GB RAM to 16 GB RAM(8GB *2 Slot) for the following configuration  Intel (R) Core i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHZ 4 Cores(s) .Thanks in advance.

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Re: Can I Upgrade RAM to 16 GB for Pavilion dv6 -3174se

8 gigs is the max for Intel first generation Core processor...here i7-720QM...beginning with 2d gen it went up to 16 gigs. So 8 is the max. 

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Re: Can I Upgrade RAM to 16 GB for Pavilion dv6 -3174se

Hi,

 

It only has two customer-accessible/upgradeable SODIMM slots and

 

Supports up to 8 GB system memory in the following configurations:
1024-MB total system memory (1024 MB x 1)
2048-MB total system memory (1024 MB x 2, dual-channel)
2048-MB total system memory (2048 MB x 1)
3072-MB total system memory (1024 MB x 1 + 2048 MB x 1)
4096-MB total system memory (2048 MB x 2, dual-channel)
6144-MB total system memory (2048 MB x 1 + 4096 MB x 1)
8192-MB total system memory (4096 MB x 2, dual-channel)

 

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BH
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Re: Can I Upgrade RAM to 16 GB for Pavilion dv6 -3174se

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Hi!, @MDLJ :

 

You computer, is ... https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02502946

 

Have ...

Memory
4 GB DDR3 (1 x 4096 MB)
Memory Max
Supports up to 8 GB DDR3 memory
Microprocessor
1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor

 

Specification : https://ark.intel.com/products/43122/Intel-Core-i7-720QM-Processor-6M-Cache-1_60-GHz

This processor is for use, with 8GB. maximum.

 

But, you can determine, specification and how much memory, can install, in your notebook, from ... https://support.hp.com/rs-en/document/c00820047

 

The brand's, can be ... HP, Crucial, SKHynix, Samsung, ADATA, Corsair, Nanys, Kingston, etc ...

 

Can purchase, from ... https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=

 

Too, from eBay, Amazon, etc ...

 

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Re: Can I Upgrade RAM to 16 GB for Pavilion dv6 -3174se

8 gigs is the max for Intel first generation Core processor...here i7-720QM...beginning with 2d gen it went up to 16 gigs. So 8 is the max. 

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