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Transferring RAM to a new pc?

Dec 6, 2018 4:26PM PST

My old Acer died an early death. (thanks to my pet rabbit peeing on the keyboard & the acid affecting the motherboard)
I'm gonna assume none of it got to the 4GB of extra RAM I installed myself. I'm looking at a new HP. Would I be able to use it with the new one?

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Unlikely.
Dec 6, 2018 5:58PM PST

Old computers had DDR, DDR2, DDR3 and new ones have DDR4. So for this RAM to fit, it has to be compatible. You can try it and see if it fits and works.

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And by “old one”...
Dec 6, 2018 6:02PM PST

I mean the Acer is about 2, *maybe* 3 years old.

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models
Dec 6, 2018 10:20PM PST

If you give both computer models it could be looked up.

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compatible RAM
Dec 7, 2018 8:27AM PST

yes you absolutely need a compatible RAM


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They are...
Dec 7, 2018 9:58AM PST

New one will be a 2018 Latest Intel Quad-Core with DDR4

older one is an Acer Aspire ES1-572 with DDR4 SDRAM

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Correction!
Dec 7, 2018 10:52AM PST

I checked my old Amazon purchases & turns out the Acer's RAM is DDR3. I'm outta luck?

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Won't fit either.
Dec 7, 2018 12:00PM PST

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