Article ID : 00029522 / Last Modified : 12/17/2014Print

How to upgrade the Random Access Memory (RAM).

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    Follow these steps to upgrade the Random Access Memory (RAM).

    NOTE: These computers have a total of 2 memory slots and ship with between 512 and 1GB of installed Random Access Memory (RAM), expandable to a maximum of 2GB.

    When purchasing memory to install into the computer, select SDRAM  meeting the following specifications and guidelines:

    • Double Data Rate2-Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (DDR2-SDRAM)
    • PC2-4200
    • 533MHz

    The following Random Access Memory (RAM) configurations are supported:

    Total MemorySlot 1Slot 2
    1024MB (1GB)512MB512MB
    1280MB (1.5GB)1024MB (1GB)256MB
    1536MB (1.5GB)1024MB (1GB)512MB
    1048MB (2GB)1024MB (1GB)1024MB (1GB)

    Information about how to install RAM is available beginning on page 109 of the manual included with your product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.