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Increasing the Ram Capacity of My laptop

Discussion in 'Games' started by SrMikesr, Dec 25, 2019.

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  1. SrMikesr

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    My laptop is a Hp 215 G1 and I have been looking to tinker with it. I have not yet done anything to it yet though. It is currently running on windows 10. It’s Ram limit is eight gb of Ram. I have been researching this online but have not found many answers.
     
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    That laptop only has a single memory slot and it should contain a 4GB ram stick, so to upgrade you need to buy an 8GB DDR3-10600 (PC3-1333MHz) non-ECC so-dimm memory stick.
     
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    Thank you for answering, but would it be possible to increase that limit higher? If so, how?
     
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    You could try a 16GB ram stick but they are very expensive and it may not work.
     
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    Thank you. One more question what exactly is holding back the Ram maximum?
     
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    Probably a hardware limitation for the chipset used.

    You could install an SSD which will speed up loading and saving times.

    What do you use the laptop for ?
     
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    Can you upgrade a chipset? Also I would like to use it for smaller scale gaming but if not I can make do.
     
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    No you can't upgrade the chipset it's soldered onto the motherboard.

    I think 8GB of ram should be enough for undemanding games. An SSD is also a good upgrade.
     
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    We need more information about your HP 215 G1 11.6" netbook, so please do the following in it:

    Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.
    After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
    Information about your netbook will appear.
    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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    you have 8GB as a max limit
     
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