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Put memory in my laptop and now it's slower and locks up

I have a ASUS X-75A laptop and it only had 4gb of ram so i did the research and baught a 4gb stick DDR3L-1600 SODIMM. The laptop see's it and say's now i have 8gb of ram, but it seems slower now and after awhile it locks up. And i have to do a hard restart to get it work start working again.And it never did this before.

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Adding can be tricky.

In reply to: Put memory in my laptop and now it's slower and locks up

Both sticks must be the same make and model or you see issues like that. I stick with Crucial for such upgrades. Did you?

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Yeah that the memory I got even on their website it says that is correct

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Re: sticks

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So you now have 2 different sticks. Not a good idea. Buy another 4 GB stick, exactly the same as the new one you bought. Then use these 2, and not the old one.


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