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Memory questions ... is this equivalent ... will this work?

First, thanks for all the help getting to this point. I now know which used computer I want and that I must change out rather then add memory.

The problem now is finding memory that I can afford. The machine has 8 GB in it but I know that a couple of the programs I run require 16 GB minimum (tried them with less and all but stopped the machine). I went to the crucial site that was recommended to me ... it gave me the recommended memory. It was $160 for 16 GB. This puts the computer out of my budget.

So I am trying to find used memory on ebay or ????

I found two listing that may work. Can someone take a look and tell me if this is what I need: I will try to make it easy and put all the links (computer manual, crucial site and two listings).

I truly appreciate all the help!

The computer is a HP i7 4790

Here is a link to the online manual ... memory is on page 11 or 63

Here is the Crucial site (might what to double check me on this)

Here is one lot of memory I found on ebay

Here is a second lot I found on ebay

Or if anyone can tell me where I can find 16 gb of ram for this machine at a good price that would be great also!

Again, I truly appreciate any and all help!!!!!!!

Mike in snowy Vermont

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Why have you started a new thread?

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Sorry, should have left it all together ...

Looked up kit ... too much money for my budget.

Did find some memory that I could afford.

thanks ... Mike

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What is the part number that is on the label of the ram that is installed?

What is your budget?

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I will know in a few days ....

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I actually just bought the computer off ebay. It is on it's way here.

I have two options at this point.

When I get the computer, I will take a look at the ram and see if I can match it.

If I can't, then I saw some ram (4 sticks of 4 gig) on ebay for $78

So, with luck, I can find 2 matching sticks for around $40 ... if not worst case ... $80

This is about the top end of my budget.

I saw some new Crucial .... $160 for 16 gb ... just too high for my budget.

Thanks ... Mike

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