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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

https://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetPDF.aspx/c04111362

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

http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/HP---Compaq/hp-z230-tower

Here is one lot of memory I found on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Ramaxel-4GB-PC3L-12800U-DDR3-1600MHz-1Rx8-non-ECC-Unbuffered-LV-HP-698650-154-/312073444686?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10

Here is a second lot I found on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Micron-16GB-4x4GB-PC3L-12800-1600MHz-1-35V-DDR3-Non-ECC-HP-698650-154/372226572986?hash=item56aa6ec2ba:g:t4sAAOSwVtZaEzZ2

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

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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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Ram

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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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