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laptop memory upgrade

I am looking to max out my laptop memory (8 Gigs). My issue is that I am from the school that all computer components are the same. Let me know of any product preferrence that you have and why. I've looked at Kingston and PNY but I can't decided which I want to go with.

System: Sony Vaio VCPEB290 X; Core i5 @2.53 GHz; Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit; 4 Gigs RAM

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Would you consider Crucial memory?

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You go to their web site, plug in your device information and it lists compatible RAM. I've used them many times with nary a problem.

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IMO, look at...

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Its very important to check the specs of your laptop to understand the what it supports. I can only suggest as you have 4gb already it may not support more or you have to remove some ram in order to re-use the now empty slot(s) to populate with larger ram sticks. Otherwise, its a mute point.

Alas, when it comes to brand it always nice to have the same type and/or brand installed. It may not matter but it can if the system is too picky. As already suggested to you, crucial is a good place to review and kingston is also one. The vaule of either one is the replacement or if there is an issue you can return them minus any s/h costs. review the warranty and what it entails.

I have found these website good sources due to cost and/or sales at times.


Its all up to you and I find it best review again what policies they have in order to understand they maybe.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Thanks for the replies Willy and Steven.

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Wrong model number perhaps (?) but I'd look here...and

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