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Ram for HP Dv6 pavilion 3055tx Laptop

by mayankbaba / May 22, 2015 8:59 PM PDT

hi,
I have HP pavilion Dv6 3055tx laptop. My ram is not working properly so i want to upgrade it with 4GB ram. the ram i got from HP is having specification "ddr3 pc3 10600 sodimm" but many website claims that it should have "ddr3 pc3 8500 sodimm".

i have two question

1. which ram i should perches pc3 10600 or pc3 8500?
2. if i have to perches "ddr3 pc3 8500 sodimm" then does "Crucial 4GB DDR3 1066 MT/s PC3-8500 204-Pin Memory for Mac" is compatible for my system?

thank you

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Re: Crucial
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 22, 2015 10:21 PM PDT

The crucial memory finder doesn't know the tx, only the dx.

If that's same enough, the best you can do is to buy the the 2* 2GB CT5635106 or if you have the 64-bit version of Windows the CT5306933 (DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • upgrade for HP - Compaq Pavilion dv6-3055dx system), that they guarantee to be compatible. Why you think about memory for a Mac is unclear to me.

Don't mix with your current RAM, just replace all.

Kees

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confusion
by mayankbaba / May 23, 2015 1:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: Crucial

actually this mac ram has the specification which i wanted for my laptop, nothing special about it.
and the second thing is crucial and kingston both memory finder doesn't know about tx. if we simply google "Pavilion dv6-3055tx laptop specification" then it shows that this system is compatible with "ddr3 pc3 8500 sodimm1.5V".

i also asked in amazon about the same and they replied "dear buyer for your system you required 4GB DDR3 1066MHz SODIMM"

there is a lot of confusion man, please help me..

i am using ubuntu in my system.
mayank

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Nod to Kees.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2015 2:25 AM PDT
In reply to: confusion

I do this a lot and no longer mix ram. It's a sure fire way to get callbacks and folk telling others you are a crappy tech.
Bob

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Re: mac
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 23, 2015 4:53 AM PDT
In reply to: confusion

I don't read that "4GB DDR3 1066 MT/s PC3-8500 204-Pin Memory for Mac" is sodimm. But if you want to try, in stead of following a clear recommandation, go ahead.

Kees

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