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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bmorrissey51, Sep 1, 2002.

  1. bmorrissey51

    bmorrissey51 Guest

    I got a question here....I have a Compaq 720CA laptop, and am wondering what kind of RAM I am able to put in it for upgrade. Do I need a certain kind? Thanks for the help.
  2. yoyo

    yoyo _________________

    Did you ask me?? Don't know. Compaq says:"256 MB 133 MHz SyncDRAM upgradeable to 384 MB "
  3. bmorrissey51

    bmorrissey51 Guest

    no, that was just my subject...anyone could have answered.
  4. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

    see your mother board's specs dude.
    some mother boards won't allow you to add more than 512.( that's for desktops donnu about laptops, but I think it's the same.
  5. pothitos

    pothitos Guest

    lol and the answer to your question is you need PC133 144-Pin SDRAM
  6. pothitos

    pothitos Guest

    Oh yea as yoyo said you can have a maximum of only 384MB
  7. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

    Moved to Hardware
  8. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

    Sacramento, CA
    don't laptop's require a certain type of sdram? shorter dimms?
  9. bmorrissey51

    bmorrissey51 Guest

    no, a paper I got with my laptop said I could upgrade up to 1 GB or whatever it is...but can I just go to the store, and say, I want 128 MB ram, or what? do I need certain kind of ram?
  10. pothitos

    pothitos Guest

    yes taurus they do, 144pin SODIMM's.

    bmorrissey51 just go into the store or order off the net but make sure you get PC133 144 pin SODIMM's