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HP Notebook - 17-by1033dx

I have 8gb of RAM and would like to know if I can upgrade to 16gb or 32gb ?

 

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Chapter 1 of the service manual indicates that 2 x 8 GB of memory is supported.

 

HP 17 Laptop PC Maintenance and Service Guide

 

You probably can install 2 x 16 GB of memory, but confirm that first by running this command:

 

1. In the search box, search for cmd and click Run as administrator.

 

This will open the command prompt.

 

2. After the command prompt is opened, type wmic memphysical get maxcapacityEx and press the enter key.

 

There, it will show the maximum RAM capacity your PC's motherboard can support.

 

The capacity is shown as Kilobytes, so you have to convert it to Gigabytes by dividing the number provided in the report by 1,048,576.

 

The Crucial memory report for your notebook indicates that it will support 2 x 16 GB of memory.

 

HP - Compaq HP 17-by1033dx | Memory RAM & SSD Upgrades | Crucial.com

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Chapter 1 of the service manual indicates that 2 x 8 GB of memory is supported.

 

HP 17 Laptop PC Maintenance and Service Guide

 

You probably can install 2 x 16 GB of memory, but confirm that first by running this command:

 

1. In the search box, search for cmd and click Run as administrator.

 

This will open the command prompt.

 

2. After the command prompt is opened, type wmic memphysical get maxcapacityEx and press the enter key.

 

There, it will show the maximum RAM capacity your PC's motherboard can support.

 

The capacity is shown as Kilobytes, so you have to convert it to Gigabytes by dividing the number provided in the report by 1,048,576.

 

The Crucial memory report for your notebook indicates that it will support 2 x 16 GB of memory.

 

HP - Compaq HP 17-by1033dx | Memory RAM & SSD Upgrades | Crucial.com

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