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RAM selection

Example: HP 15-bs 146tu
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Hi, I have a notebook 15-bs 146tu with 4GB SK Hynix 2400MHz Ram in memory slot 1.

Can I add 8GB DDR4 2400MHz Ram in it along with the 4GB ram or both the Rams should be of same memories?

And If yes, then in which slot should I add the 8GB?


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Yes you can do that, and it won't matter which slot you install the 8 GB chip in.


Eventually, you will want to remove the 4 GB chip and replace it with an 8 GB chip so that the memory runs in the higher performing dual data rate (DDR) mode. Not to mention you will have 16 GB of memory instead of 12.

Watch this video...

You may have heard that games and applications perform better with dual channel memory compared to single channel memory, but why is this the case, and how much of an improvement can you expect? In this comparison I've benchmarked 16 different games in a laptop at all setting levels as well as 9 ...
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