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Topic # 111120 24-Oct-2012 20:17 Send private message

ADATA 8GB DDR3-1333 PC3-10600 SODIMM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEcIer28aNc

Acer Happy Two D270

Currently the machine has a 2Gb card in it, can I upgrade it with the item above?






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  Reply # 705907 24-Oct-2012 20:23 Send private message

Oh, and will the machine even use it?

Just looking about, as Windows 7 Start is 32bit, am I limited to 3Gb so I just put a 4Gb card in it?




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  Reply # 705914 24-Oct-2012 20:45 Send private message

If it is Windows 7 Starter then it's limited to 2GB so no point putting any more RAM in as it won't use it.






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  Reply # 705919 24-Oct-2012 20:50 Send private message

yip, discovered that after asking... bummer... kinda miffed now.

Oh well... excuse to update to a new machine ;)





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  Reply # 705924 24-Oct-2012 20:54 Send private message

ok as an after thought... can I upgrade this puppy to Windows 8? Will that let me use more ram or will I then just run around on CPU and IO?





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  Reply # 705926 24-Oct-2012 20:58 Send private message

can it even take a bigger DIMM than 2GB? Its unlikely to handle an 8GB DIMM




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