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#23548 2-Jul-2008 13:49
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Hi,

Can i install ram that is meant for a laptop onto a desktop pc?

thanx

Mudz

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  #142218 2-Jul-2008 13:52
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the two are completely different, laptop and desktop are two totally different beast.

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  #142233 2-Jul-2008 14:38
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Just to expand a little - the form factor of the ram is different - the pins / slots physically do not match up.







 
 
 
 


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  #142299 2-Jul-2008 18:09
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And just to confuse the matter, my imac (which I consider a 'desktop' computer) takes laptop ram :)

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  #142336 2-Jul-2008 19:56
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Laptop ram = SODIMM.
About half the physical size of your standard ram.

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  #147346 13-Jul-2008 11:42
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Basically Mudz12,

The answer is No... And never will be yes I'm afraid Laughing

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