IT Support 101: Upgrading RAM on your laptop or desktop

You can't just slot a RAM in your laptop or desktop and hope for the best!

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Upgrading RAM on your laptop or computer

The times have changed, especially when it comes to RAM or random access memory. Since the takeover of 64-bit computing in the early 2000s, there is a popular idea of the potential for limitless RAM. While that may be true, theoretically, this does not apply in the working world.


If you are trying to upgrade RAM, you need to learn some fundamentals before being able to do so successfully. Let us go through essential points you should take note of, before purchasing RAM and upgrading either your laptop or desktop computer.

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RAM form factors : Upgrading RAM on your laptop or computer

Form Factors

Upgrading RAM on your laptop or desktop


The two main form factors you need to note are DIMMs: designed for desktop motherboards and SODIMMs: designed for laptops.


Of course, many know this, but we felt to touch upon this briefly, so you know the difference.