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Topic # 22803 8-Jun-2008 22:08
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Hey all

My compaq persario V4000 has 256MB of ram I checked a rogram checking the specs on my laptop and it has a spare slot

I'm trying to look for a 256 or 512MB card of ram to put into it

can anyone recommend where I can find a compadible card and how to install it properly?

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  Reply # 136544 8-Jun-2008 22:26
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Unscrew the cover over the ram, and carfully insert this the right way around so the slots line up, and push in firmly+gently at a 45 degree angle until the contacts are in, then push down flat. Don't force it, let the clips seat nicely.




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  Reply # 136546 8-Jun-2008 22:31
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Thanks for that I'm just checking to be safe is there any other places I can check for on if I cant get one from DSE looked and theres none reported to be in invercargill

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 136586 9-Jun-2008 07:20
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Your local shop should be able to direct you?

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  Reply # 136630 9-Jun-2008 10:37

just make sure you have the right kind of RAM. I usually do a quick scan at www.crucial.com.

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  Reply # 136647 9-Jun-2008 12:05
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Yeah I normally get the right memory by typing the model number in at www.kingston.com - it then tells you exactely what are the qualified modules for that model of computer!!

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  Reply # 136781 9-Jun-2008 20:26
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I had a look on www.crucial.com

# Module Size: 512MB
# Package: 200-pin SODIMM
# Feature: DDR PC2700
# Specs: DDR PC2700 • CL=2.5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR333 • 2.5V • 64Meg x 64

found that which seems to work with my laptop just checking if I can find one like it anywhere in the country

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  Reply # 136823 9-Jun-2008 23:32
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http://www.pricespy.co.nz/pno_1435.html


Prices for "512MB DDR SDRAM 200pin SODIMM Notebook" have been included in the comparison since 14th Nov 2002.


DSE 512MB DDR333 SODIMM RAM Laptop Memory GENERIC $29.98 Dick Smith Electronics Nationwide, retail store. 09 Jun 16:00 27 May 08, 10:46, -$79.13

512MB DDR SDRAM 200pin SODIMM Notebook $30.97 PC OnLine Shop Auckland, online only, shipping charged per order. 09 Jun 17:22 09 Jun 08, 17:22, -$0.01

512MB DDR333 SDRAM 200pin SODIMM Notebook $31.46 Laptop Battery Christchurch , online only. 09 Jun 16:14 14 May 08, 03:14, -$0.96

512MB DDR400 SDRAM 200pin SODIMM Notebook $33.75 PC OnLine Shop Auckland, online only, shipping charged per order. 09 Jun 17:22 12 May 08, 18:20

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