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Notebook upgrade advice please

Q: Notebook upgrade advice please

G'day,

I've been thinking about upgrading my ASUS X54C notebook by adding a SSD, and possibly more RAM.

Before I open this thing up to take a closer look, is anyone familiar with this notebook to be able to say it does or doesn't have sufficient space for both the existing 2.5" HDD, and a SSD? I guess the only real way to tell is by opening it up?

I can't seem to find an internal diagram that might give me a clue, but these are the specifications if it helps.

Currently, I have 4GB RAM, and considering upgrading to 8GB.

Thanks muchly,
Golden

A: Notebook upgrade advice please

Hi Golden,

The only thing I've seen or heard it you can get a case of some sort for the optical drive for the HD and replace it? But you would be left with no Optical, and put you sdd in the HD slot and get the case for the optical slot and put you HD there?

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Hi Guys

I need a little advice. My boss is writing a grant to purchase some notebook/laptop computers for our public library. We are running a LAN using Windows Server 2003 SP2 with about 30 users on our 100mbs router. We also have wifi for our system.

What I need is some advice about what would be the best Laptops to get for our system.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Ken
 

A:Notebook Advice

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Iam looking to buy a good gaming notebook, with a price range from about 2,000 to about 2,500. I've looked into dell but that is a bit to exspensive for me right now.
I'd like the Following specs in my machine:
Video card of no less than 512MB
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU around 2.13 GHz or more depending on the final price
2GB of RAM, no less
Hard Drive size doesnt matter, I have a big enough external to take care of memory for awhlile.
Needs a wireless internet card of course
OS doesnt really matter
Battery with a Decent life, Iam not expecting to much seeing I know gaming notebooks usually burn the battery life pretty quick.
I would like a brand with good Technical and Costumer Support, and a good reputation for Reliability
A monitor that is HDCP-comliant as well

I might be being kinda picky, but any help is appreciated, thanks everyone
 

A:Need some Notebook advice

Hi and welcome..

I see alot of models with your specified specs...
Asus, Alienware and Acer at the most.

for me, personally living in asia is being very hard to find alienware.
so for acer, i've used my friend Acer Aspire 5920G which cost very cheap, about 1800USD. Only the processor is 2.00 ghz.

and also, for asus, i'd recommend G1 (X1700 or Geforce8600).
Asus Lamborghini VX2 was also good choice, using the 7700 card module.

well, for alienware i believe most of them using X1800, 7800, 7900 and later which is more powerful. if you live in a region where alienware famous at, then it'd be good.

the requirement that you'd like to include is :
how big the screen you want it to be?

and from those spec, only this seems serious :
I would like a brand with good Technical and Costumer Support, and a good reputation for Reliability

for that one, maybe you;d like to ask some techspot users who live in the same region. Good luck...
 

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Hello friends,
I am planning to buy a Notebook and need some help from you experts.

Best buy is selling Medion - 2200+ Notebook for 899 with about 265 in mail in rebates.
Has anyone used this brand before. It's new in US but has been around in europe for quite some time.

This notebook with te three year performance plan will be about 850.


The other option is Compaq - Presario Notebook with Intel® Centrino?

This one will be close to 1100 with the three year performance plan.

Planned use:
mostly to be used by my wife when I am using the desktop at home. But I woul be doing presentations and graphics intensive work on it as well when I am using it.

The medion has the following things less than Compaq:
AMD Vs Centrino
30 gig Vs 40gig
PCIMCI card neede Vs wireless ready
14.1" Vs 15.4"

128KB L1 cache + 512KB L2 Vs 1.0MB on die Level 2

S3 Savage 8 GFX (UMA) Vs ATI Mobility RADEON 9200

Everything else is pretty much identical.


128KB L1 cache + 512KB L2 Vs 1.0MB on die Level 2 What exactly does this mean in speed and multi tasking.

Thanking you all in advance.
Akshay
 

A:need advice on buying a notebook

personally, i've seen nothing but nightmares from compaq presarios. now granted its a very very small scale, but it's enough to keep me away. their support has been atrocious in the past, haven't had the displeasure in the last 6 months so i don't know if it's improved. I'd recommend a dell myself, as their service and support is wonderful. you can usually get a similar computer after rebate/promotion from Dell for the same price, you just have to keep and eye on their deals. hot deals forums like http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/categories.cfm?catid=18 are great for that. sorry i couldn't be of more help, but i saw you didnt get any responses and thought i'd share.
 

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Hi guys.

I want to buy a new notebook for college use probably 4 hours a day (but not 4 consecutive), something durable enough that lasts 5 years. My usage is like internet, movies, light gaming (CS Source, COD, Prototype, Fifa) and the regular apps and softwares like photoshop, movie maker, virtualdj and I do use torrents occasionally. I'll probably go for Windows 8 given the lack of new windows 7 notebooks - don't know if it's only in India.

According to this usage description (do tell if I need to elaborate) can you please suggest if I'm in the right direction. So far I've thought of this; CPU is i3-3227u or i3-3120m or i3-3110m (pls advice which is best and why) 4 GB RAM, GPU is 1 GB radeon or nvidia, HDD 0.5-1TB, Brand lenovo, dell, hp, samsung (if you've used aany of these brands let me know about your experience). I live in India and I'm going to buy from a local retailer. Budget is $700

I've seen these notebooks
http://www.flipkart.com/computer/co...EBVBGXD5JPQ,COMDDQRNMWHH7SZK,COMDEH2SRNBYVC2J
Lenovo Ideapad Z580 (59-370239)
Dell Inspiron 15R (i3-3227U 4GB, 500GB, 1GB Radeon)
Samsung NP350E5C-S01IN

Thanks in advance
 

A:Need advice for buying a new Notebook

Is that $700 USD or Rupee? Try to get at least 8GB of DDR3 RAM 4GB is not enough. 3GB with the OS and 2GB free after apps. i3 is okay make sure that is 2GHz the lowest 1.7GHz. GPU 512MB min 1GB mid or 2GB high. HDD 320 to 750GB. With the price range you have you can get some really nice here.
 

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I am currently looking for a cheap gaming laptop. It would be mainly used to play WOW and Starcraft II. I don't necessary need something super compact, as long as it's easier to transport than a full desktop tower + screen, because I often go to LAN parties.

From what I have seen, new gaming laptop aren't cheap. I recently found a used one on Ebay, so I am wondering if it's worth it or if you have any other suggestions.

Here is the link so you can check out the specs:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Dell-XPS-M17...00325787?pt=Laptops_Nov05&hash=item27d069e69b.

It seems all I would need to do is to replace the video card. There is a 8800 GTX SLI on Ebay for less than $200, so I am thinking that for less than $500 I could get a decent gaming notebook, do you think it's a good idea ? I have never installed a video card in a notebook before but I know how to install one in a desktop so I'm guessing it should not be that difficult. Any advices? Thank you!
 

A:Need advice for gaming notebook

I don't think I could do that. Too much of a gamble.

You'd also need a new battery, the screen has issues that can't be fixed, and a couple of 'should be ok' comments in there too.

That's my two yen.
 

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I could stand using my **bleep**ty old Lenovo for or month or two more if it meant a significant upgrade for the same price. What do you think?

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Hi, I'm planning on purchasing a new notebook and I was wondering which CPU to get if I'm going to use it primarily for gaming and will always have access to a power socket. So which CPU is for me? Pentium M, Pentium 4M, Pentium 4 or Celeron?
Also, I know the video card is very important, so I sorted the video cards from worst to best, please correct me if i made any mistakes.

Integrated Graphics
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
NVIDIA GeForce4 Go 440
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
nVidia GeForce4 Go 4200
nVidia QuadroFX Go 5200
nVidia GeForceFX Go 5600
Ati Mobility Radeon 9600
 

A:Need advice from notebook experts

if it is going to be use for gamming i suggest the following brand alien ware thry are so good because the entire alein line is built for gaming and the laptops from them feature upgradable graphics a feature rare in laptops
 

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I am going to be heading off to Africa in about 6 months from now, and I am going to stay there for a while. Anywhere from 6 months to 2 years. I will be in the middle of the African Savannah, and between woeking and sleeping I will not have a lot to do.

After dark it is really not recommended to go outside so I will need a decent gaming laptop that will be able to play games easily, and preferably play games that will come out in one years time. (High hopes for my price range, I know, lol)

So if anyone knows anything about gaming laptops, please help me out. I know I'm not likely to get anything under a $1000 (Australian Dollars, not American) But I really do not want to go over$1500 or at the worst $2000. Also, Newegg doesn't ship to Aus, neither does TigerDirect.

I have an 8800GT and Q6600 in my desktop at the moment, what sort of GPU would I need in a laptop to get similar or better performance when playing games?

Is there a chart that someone knows of that shows a rough relation between desktop and mobile GPU power or benchmarks?

Any information would be helpful, and I would appreciate it very muc.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Advice on a gaming notebook, please?

My girl friend has a HP Pavilion DV6 (dv6-2153eo) and it's a rly good
gaming notebook that dosn't cost much! We payed 729? for it.
AMD Athlon 64 Dual Core @ 2.5GHz, 6Gb DDR2 Ram, w7 Home Premium and so on....
 

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The house I am in already has a DSL connection. How would I go about connecting my new notebook to it?

Right now when I search for networks, I get a few with low signals. Both 'Secured Network' which I can't connect to and 'Unsecured networks' which I can connect to.

The main computer in the house already has a Netgear router next to it. Do I need to buy a router for myself or some kind of adaptor (NIC) card also?

And if so, any reccomendations on brands. Would Netgear Super G be a good option (on sale at Best Buy)?

Thanks for any advice or general tips that could help me out.
 

A:Need advice- new Notebook- DSL already installed

zen6000 said:

The house I am in already has a DSL connection. How would I go about connecting my new notebook to it? Click to expand...

Who owns the Netgear? You will need to contact that person to get the information (key or password, if it is secured) to connect to this network.

If your laptop is new, there is a good chance it has a wireless adapter in it. If the Netgear has wireless, then if you are wihtin its range, and have the connection info (key or passwork) you should be able to connect to it.
 

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This is not an issue post, but something to help people who have question about gaming notebooks.

1 - What GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) in a notebook, how it relates.
2 - How does their current notebook compare to others.
3 - What you may want to buy.

Go here: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Computer-Games-on-Laptop-Graphic-Cards.13849.0.html

This is an AWESOME chart! It shows several well-known popular games. And includes the latest GPUs from ATI, Nvidia and intel as well as old old stuff from about 10 years ago.

You can CHECK the GPUs and games you are most interested in so you can see the chart better... so like 3~6 GPU types and a few games.

I wish there was a chart just like this for desktop.
 

A:Notebook Graphics Advice

I like this one too: http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=302231
And they have specs here once you click on a card: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Comparison-of-Graphic-Cards.130.0.html
 

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Hi,
I have a asus w5f notebook with a tft lcd screen, over the last couple of weeks it has flickered when ive shut the lid, then a few days ago the state of flickering stayed there, it gets a big whitish tint across the screen starting from the middle and fading out to the sides, and a rainbow effect on the left hand side of the screen, the right hand side is pretty much ok.
I took the thing to bits and have isolated the problem to either:
1 the inverter
2 the lcd screen
3 the ribbon cable.

When i twist the screen with my fingers, one finger on the top left pulling towards me, and one finger on the top right pushing away from me, it goes back to normal, until i let go. also if i pull the top left side toward me and push in the middle of the screen it goes normal too. This gives me the idea that it is something repairable if the screen being twisted bent or skewed makes it ok again.
the backlight is fine as far as i know, when i look down the back of the screen i can see the thin bright light along the bottom of the screen.
Please help, im trying to do this on a budget, so if i can fix it for free or cheaply that would be great!
 

A:Asus notebook lcd screen gone mental!! Advice please.

Hey acid_clown,

You are not alone! I'm experiencing the exact same problem as you too! Just that mine is on the right side of the screen

Help, anyone?
 

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Hi,


When starting the computer, the following error appears on the screen:

The system has detected that a cooling fan is not operating correctly.
Continued operation is not recommended and may cause unpredictable behavior that could result in random shutdown, data loss or possible system damage. The system will shut down in 15 seconds. To prevent shutdown and continue operation, press the Enter key now.

I followed all steps in this document to fix this error, except the final one which is replacement.


Code:
This document pertains to HP and Compaq notebook PCs.

When starting the computer, the following error appears on the screen:

The system has detected that a cooling fan is not operating correctly.
Continued operation is not recommended and may cause unpredictable behavior that could result in random shutdown, data loss or possible system damage. The system will shut down in 15 seconds. To prevent shutdown and continue operation, press the Enter key now.

System Fan (90b)
In addition to this error, the system fan may spin faster and become louder.This error indicates that a problem exists related to the heat removal system. One of two possible events is occurring:
.The system fan is not spinning or not spinning properly.
.The temperature inside the case is too high and the fan cannot spin fast enough to remove the heat.
This error message occurs to help prevent costly damage to the computer.

To fix this error, use the following steps:
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A:Cooling fan replacement advice for HP Pavilion dv6-6093ex notebook

I would say the components are (in order): thermal compound - heatsink and then the fan

You would need thermal compound too. And an appropriate cleaning solution to remove previous compound.

I wouldn't know how handy you are, do you end up with spare screws when you try fixing stuff?

Any fan is operated like that, some differences apply depending on fan specs and controlling hardware.

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A:HP 530 NOTEBOOK RAM UPGRADE

Hi: Below is the link to the quickspecs for your notebook. http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/archives_Canada/12722_ca_v5/12722_ca.PDF The notebook only supports a max of 2 GB of memory (see page 2). If your notebook has a Celeron processor, then it has the Mobile Intel 940 GML chipset which only supports 2 GB of memory. http://ark.intel.com/products/27876/Intel-82940GML-Graphics-and-Memory-Controller  

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I want to know if i can upgrade my notebook processor because it is very slow it is only 1.6 GHz and i dont find any worthy answers on the Internet if anyone knows if i am able to do so and to what processer i can upgrade it to please let me know my current processor is intel celeron N3050 PLEASE I HAVE HAD ENOUGH WITH THE SLOW THING

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I would like to know how to upgrade my RAM to 8 GB on my HP 255 G4 Notebook PC.

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When I look at programs its 5 times grater then normal and microsoft asking for upgrade to 1600*900 and what version of program I have.This 5 times make it difficult to see all and sometimes I can´t look out the display is too wide, so I need upgrade, can HP fix that??

A:upgrade my notebook

Hi, Sorry, from your post: Product Name: 00196-075-857-279Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)When I look at programs its 5 times grater then normal and microsoft asking for upgrade to 1600*900 and what version of program I have.This 5 times make it difficult to see all and sometimes I can´t look out the display is too wide, so I need upgrade, can HP fix that?? 1. What is the model/product of your computer ?  The nuber about is for Windows. Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 2. What is/are program(s) you are using ? Have you tried to hold down CTRL key and hit - (minus sign) few rimes yet ? Regards.

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I recently purchased a HP-1d60us. It currently has an a4-3320m APU. I was looking around and found that you can upgrade the APU (which makes since because it is just a CPU, which are interchangeable), but I can't find ANY website that sells amd APS, I have found intel mobile CPUS, but no AMD. Does AMD not sell their APU's by themselves? Could someone point me in the right direction, give me a link, or just tell me AMD doesn't sell their mobile APU's.
 

A:Notebook APU upgrade?

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Hey Everyone,
 
I'd like to upgrade my Notebook hard drive to an SSD, what are some of the things I should be looking for to upgrade successfully, and will this affect my Windows 10 License?
 
Thanks
Bill

A:How do I upgrade my notebook to an SSD

 For some people, upgrading a notebook to an SSD may be like diving into the deep end of a swimming pool. An SSD upgrade may involve extensive disassembly of your notebook, depending on the model. Some models have hard disks that are easier to access than others. There is the small, but important detail involving accepting the risk of damaging your notebook and violating the warranty. You will need to decide whether you want to migrate your OS to the new SSD or perform a clean installation of Windows. If you have already upgraded the notebook?s OS to Windows 10, your notebook will have a digital entitlement on the Windows licensing servers. That is Microsoft?s new licensing model which makes activation of the OS a seamless process. In the part of the installation where you see a box to put the twenty-five-character license activation key, there is a link below it that says, I don?t have a key.     That is what you should click on to continue the installation. The type of SSD that will be compatible with your notebook depends on a few things. The first is how recently your notebook came to market. The second is whether your notebook is an entry level or a high-end model with advanced features. The third is dependent on the interfaces present on your notebook?s system board. Your notebook may have only SATA ports or it may also have an M.2 or mini PCIe slot.  Older notebo... Read more

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Hi,

Is it possible to upgrade the CPU in a Toshiba M30 notebook, from a 1.5GHz Banias chip to a 1.6+ Dothan chip? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

BL
 

A:Notebook CPU upgrade

I strongly suggest you forget about the idea. The difference isn't worth the trouble of the conversion, and it's frequently very difficult to swap processors in laptops. In general, if you gain less than a 1.5:1 improvement in processor speed, you'll notice very little difference in visual performance.
 

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Can you upgrade the processor of a HP Pavillion N5415 notebook? I don't think you can but if so, what is the max. of MHz or type of processor?
 

A:Upgrade a CPU in a notebook?

hi there, I am not really sure but, I had an amd processor laptop and I was able to remove the processor and return it back, not really sure u can buy another one but it worked XD. anyway, try seeing the laptop reference, there must be a page called future reference or something like that, there is what u can update and what u can't. if u don't have it check the website manual.
 

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I was wondering about how or if I can upgrade my processor. I have a dell notebook with a Intel Centrino (1.66Ghz) processor and I was interested in upgrading to a faster Intel Duo Core. Do I have to make any other upgrades and how do I know what socket it is?
Thanks for the help.
 

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i HAVE A HP PAVILION DV7-6000 SERIES DV7-6C06 I7-2670qm LAPTOP AND I NEED TO ASK IF THE GRAPHICS CARDS CAN BE UPGRADED

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picked up this USB/SATA wire with the intent to hook it up to a Hard Drive I removed from a lap top and transfer the files to a new Hard Drive I installed in the lap top. I'm sure you know where this is heading, I had no clue what I was doing. I bought the new Hard Drive at Best Buy along with the Upgrade wire brought them home and quickly removed the hard drive and replaced it with the new one. I then quickly opened the Upgrade Kit (bad idea). Anyway this is the problem, I returned the new hard drive and I was thinking they informed that the new hard drive had no operating system so it would not work unless I bought the software. Also, I was going to return the Upgrade kit, but they would not take it back because they said I may have already installed the software that came with the kit. I now have this Upgrade kit that I spent $40.00 for and not  quite sure what to do with it.
This leads to my question, is there any way I can hook this wire up to the old hard drive that will not Boot and send it to my computer?
Then again there may be something in the hard drive that may compromise my hard drive. Do I have any use for this Upgrade kit.
Sorry for the long drawn out post and many questions.

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My question is regarding RAM upgrade. I have a HP 15 Notebook PC. Following are the detailsProcessor : AMD E1-2100 APU with Radeon (TM) HD Graphics 1GHzRAM: 2GB The performance of the laptop is very slow. The RAM utilizatin is almost full full even before opening any applicatino. I would like to know whether it is possible to upgrade the RAM and will it solve the performance issue. I want to upgrade with 8 GB RAM and will it be compatible with the processor. Also, please suggest an alternate options to improve the performance of the laptop.  Thank You   

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Hi,I'm looking to upgrade RAM for this model - HP 15-af114AU purchased here - https://www.flipkart.com/hp-apu-quad-core-a8-4-gb-1-tb-hdd-windows-10-home-p3c92pa-acj-15-af114au-no... The max supported ram is 8GB (either 1x 8GB or 2x 4GB). The system already has 4gb, so is it better to add 1x 8gb or add 4gb? Would there be any compatibility issues? Would these modules be compatible? - https://www.flipkart.com/corsair-value-select-low-voltage-series-ddr3-4-gb-laptop-cmso4gx3m1c1600c11...ORhttps://www.flipkart.com/adata-premier-ddr3-4-gb-laptop-adds1600w4g11-r/p/itme4b2kyhnft6zy?pid=RAME4... I tried this but did not work hence cautious - http://www.amazon.in/Transcend-4GB-DDR3L-1600-LAPTOP/dp/B00B5LOOJG?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=...Thanks in advance

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I recently upgraded my home pc and am now wondering if I can replace the motherboard in a compaq notebook. does this involve soldering things in, or does it plug in like the towers?

here's what it does(compaq presario 1200, AMD K6-2 450 Mhz): I turn it on and the fan switches on, and the lights come on, but that is it. I hear no booting up noises, and nothing comes on the screen. when I put a cd in the drive, I hear it spin and read, but that is it. I tried using a startup disk, and tried replacing a small battery on the inside that I think is for BIOS. is it a motherboard problem, or processor, or other?

thanks for yourhelp
 

A:upgrade notebook motherboard?

NB motherboards are proprietary to the case they are built for. You will never find a motherboard to fit the case unles you have a couple hundred thousand dollard to hire a design team to make a motherboard upgrade for your notebook. You would more than likely be able to upgrade the processor and memory and that's about it.
 

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There r 2 ram slot and 0slot is having 1gb RAM. Can it be upgraded 2 8gb RAM. Rest of the configuration of my system - processor: IntelCore 2Duo(1400MHZ), Hard Disk-150gb

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Hello, I was just wondering if it would be possible for me to upgrade my RAM, it currently is at 8GB, I would like to upgrade it to 16GB or whatever the max is. Thanks!

A:Can I upgrade the RAM of my HP-Pavillion Notebook

Hi Yes your notebook should support upto 16 GB I found the link for manuals  http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655126 Page 1/2: memory infoPage 41: how to replace

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Method 1: Use a usb to sata cable and a cloning program for the simplest way to migrate your OS to an SSD. (see the image below)Method 2: Remove the hard disk from the notebook. Put it and the target SSD in a desktop PC in spare available SATA ports.    Cloning programs like Samsung's Magician, Paragon's Migrate OS to SSD 4.0, and Apricot's EZ Gig IV will allow you to shrink the amount of data on the legacy hard disk to fit on the SSD. The migration is normally seamless and simple and usually finished in about thirty minutes or less. The cloning software will prep the hard drive on its own with scripted powershell commands. Connect the SSD to the sata connector and the USB end to a USB port on your notebook. Invoke the cloning program you have chosen to use.  When the cloning procedure is complete, all that you will need to do is replace the original legacy disk with the SSD. Enter the notebook's BIOS and set the SSD disk to the top of the boot list. Save the change, boot to your SSD and enjoy the performance boost. You won't believe that it is the same notebook. With some notebooks, in order to allow the SSD to boot you will have to use the UEFI boot order and move the OS Boot manager to the top of the list.   Method 3: A clean install of a Windows OS. Windows XP, Vista, 7 , 8 & 8.1 to the new SSD. This can be difficult if the OS is Windows 8 or 8.1. Newer notebooks have the license activation key in the BIOS as a SL... Read more

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A:HP 2000 Notebook PC Ram Upgrade

¡ Hi !, @MohsinRasheed: Welcome, to Forum !, See, this link ... http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/HP-Compaq/hp-2000-2d22dx

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A:HP Notebook 17-x137cl GPU upgrade

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A:Processor upgrade possible on hp 2000 notebook PC

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My dv6 has gotten severely slow. I am currently running Windows 10, and right now it takes 15-20 minutes to wake it up from sleep and log in. Ive done a lot of cleaning and optimizing, but nothing has gotten better on it. It get's very warm very quickly and the fan always seems to be on high. I am looking to try and upgrade the memory, and maybe the processor (to quad-core) at least if possible to see if the performance will get any better. I can barely do anything on it now because it takes way too long! I do have a 1 TB HDD installed a few years ago and that has been working well, but everyday web browsing, microsoft office products and light photo/video editing once in a while are nearly impossible! What memory and processors are compatible with my machine that I could look into upgrading? Any help is greatly appreciated! I am new to the memory upgrades and such so I was having a bit of an issue searching/understanding exactly what I would be looking for! I will post specs below! Thanks! Specs:OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU XG740UA#ABA
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, 2399 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.29, 11/7/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Embedded Controller Version 101.56
BIOS Mode Legacy Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
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When I install Windows 7 the instructions say that I will lose my installed programs. If I use the backup image to re-install the programmes, the backup image CD reinstalls Windows Vista. How can I get around this???

The installed programmes that came with my Acer notebook are copied onto the Acer backup image DVD.

Thank you for your help in advance

 

A:Upgrade from Vista to W7 on Acer Notebook

If you choose the "upgrade", it should carry forward all your programs, and personal data. Only if you choose "Custom" will you lose your programs.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/help/upgrading-from-windows-vista-to-windows-7

Run the Upgrade advisor mentioned in the article.
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A:Aspire One notebook won't upgrade to windows 10

Acer will support updates to windows 10, only for devices on this list:http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/windows10-eligible-models

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The R & M Guide for this notebook says a max of 8G of RAM over 2 slots i.e. max of 4G / slot  and  DDR3-1600 MHz Dual Channel support for a Next Generation Intel Core processor. Processor = Intel Core i7-3632QM processor (2.2GHz, SC turbo up to 3.1GHz, 1600 MHz/6MB L3 cache, quad core, 35W and specs max of 2 memory channels  My current RAM is    Ramaxel 4G 2rx8 PC3-12800S 11-11-1f  (is DDR3 so 1.5v) My question is, as the current RAM is 2 channels (2sx8) can the RAM in the second slot (to go to 8g) be 2 channels or do I have to remove the current RAM and replace with two new RAM modules of 1 channel (1sx8) each?  If the latter is the case can I used DDR3L (1.35v), which is also a processor spec, in place of the DDR3? Thanks for any assistance.   

A:RAM upgrade for Pavilion g6-2235tx Notebook

Yes you can use DDR3L since you have the 3rd generation processor. Here is the manual: Service manual You definitely do not want to mix low and high voltage RAM. If you are going to install 2 modules you want them to be the same density (number of ranks) and ideally, you want them to be identical.  So I would get 2 x 4 gig DDR3L-1600 modules.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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A:AMD Processor upgrade for HP Notebook 15-af131dx

Here is your Service manual: Manual  See pages 1 and 18. There is no A10 option on that model and even to upgrade to an A8 would take replacement of the whole motherboard, which is pretty much an economic non-starter.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I am trying to open up the laptop to access the RAM cards but do not know how. I can't find the correct service manual for the laptop. Can anyone help? Also, I am adding 8gb of RAM to the existing 4gb. Is this possible or will I have to remove the existing 4gb of RAM?

A:how to open hp notebook 15-af131dx to upgrade RAM?

@TikiG? Two non-customer-accessible/upgradable memory module slotsDDR3L-1600 single channel support (DDR3L-1600 downgrade to DDR3L-1333)DDR3L-1600 single channel support Supports up to 8 GB of system RAM in the following configurations: 8192-MB total system memory (8192×1) or (4096×2) 6144-MB total system memory (4096×1) + (2048×1) 4096-MB total system memory (4096×1) or (2048×2)  2048-MB total system memory (2048×1) Your Maintenance and Service Guide here. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/8543365/model/8961406/manuals REO     

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i am using hp 2000 notebook with Intel I3- 2350m processor. I want to upgrade i3 processor to i5. Is there any option.product number is B9K60PA#ACJ and the model is 2121tu. Kindly reply ASAP.  Regards,Nikhil

A:Hp 2000 notebook processor upgrade

Hi, There's one i5 option ( Intel Core i5-3210M ) for your notebook - see the first processor in the list on Page 79 of your Maintenance & Service Guide. Regards, DP-K

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Is it possible to upgrade  the HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC to run under Window 7 (currently running Windows Vista)? If yes, what I need to do  for that?











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A:Upgrade HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC to Windows 7

Windows 7 install dvd or usb stick>Windows 7 SP1 MR ISO's Use links below if working or go direct to site linked below & use/match the digitalriver version numbers to find your linkhttp://mirror.corenoc.de/digitalrivercontent.net/  64bit (google-drive , rename the file once downloaded including the .iso file extension)X17-59186.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Professional (x64)X17-58997.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium (x64)X17-59465.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate (x64) 32bit (google-drive , rename the file once downloaded including the .iso file extension)X17-59183.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Professional (x86)X17-58996.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium (x86)X17-59463.iso: Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate (x86)  Go here for Microsoft info on making dvd/usb & free tool for burning ... Above versions can be turned into all version disc by simply deleting on file (ei.cfg) from ISO ... Google has all the info & tutorials to help ... Activation help if needed .  driver from hp>http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=3994565&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4052 Some more ram if not already upgraded.Would be worth putting in a budget SSD such as kingston drive to make things a bit more speedy. 

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A:presario CQ42-277TU notebook RAM upgrade

Hi,           You can upgrade the RAM to 8GB and you have to buy 2 RAM's of 4GB each of 1600Mhz, PC3L-12800 DDR3L DIMM memory module . Manual : Check page # 5 in Chapter 1 for more information http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02623161 Product Specs page http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c02488210

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Hi, You should be able to boot from the flash drive as follows. Shutdown the notebook. Tap away at the esc key as soon as you press the power button to launch the Start-up Menu. Insert the Windows 7 flash drive. Press f9 to access the Boot Manager menu. Use the arrow keys to highlight the flash drive entry and hit enter. Regards, DP-K

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A:HP ENVY notebook 4-1002tx + RAM capacity upgrade

Hi, Firstly I don't know where to buy in the Netherlands. I think there are many computer shops in your countries.  Nack to your main question, your machine has two memory module slotsDDR3-1600MHz single channel supportDDR3-1333MHz single channel support (DDR3-1600 downgrade to 1333)Supports up to 16384-GB of system RAMSupports the following configurations:? 2048-MB total system memory (2048×1)? 4096-MB total system memory (2048×2)? 4096-MB total system memory (4096×1)? 6144-MB total system memory (2048×1 + 4096×1)? 8192-MB total system memory (4096×2)? 8192-MB total system memory (8192×1)? 12288-MB total system memory (8192×1 + 4096×1)? 16384-MB total system memory (8192×2) The third manual of the following link shows you part number, RAM specs and how to add/replace RAM       http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-4-Ultrabook/5269312/model/5264183/manuals Regards. 

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A:Graphics Upgrade Options for HP Notebook - 15-ac115tu

Hi, No, you can't add any video card to your machine. No where to add. Regards.

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Hello, For the model in Subject, it's possible upgrade the  RAM? If yes, what is the max? Is also possible change the HDD to  SSD? Thank you.

A:Notebook model: 13-u105nl Memory and hdd Upgrade

The memory is upgradeable to 16 gigs of DDR4-2133 in 2 slots or 2 x 8 gig.  It can take an M.2 mSSD drive, but only as an alternative to a regular 2.5 inch hard drive. There is a single bay and port and which drive you install depends on the adapter used.  HP has not yet posted a Manual for the 13-u100 series but the Manual for the 13-u000 series is available and shows access to the M.2 slot and memory. Manual  See pages 42 and 56. Memory upgrade is particularly challenging as it requires removal of the motherboard.  Post back with any questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.         

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I bought this laptop earlier this year after checking that the memory was upgradeable.  The manual offers no information.  How can I do this?  Thanks.











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A:Memory upgrade for Pavilion Notebook 15-ab283nr?

@wjm_medic? Page 55. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04642845 REO

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