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Postby john watling » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:35 pm

Hi, i'm pretty new to the technical side of computers, but i am contemplating upgrading the RAM on my amilo a1630 from 512mb to either 1GB or 2GB depending on the price.

please could you give me some advice on the maximum amount of RAM i can install and on what type i need to buy.

also are there any good sites which guide you through the install process.

thanks for the help

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Postby aspettl » Mon Aug 14, 2006 10:38 am

2 GB RAM is possible according to the German forum:
http://www.amilo-forum.de/topic,7122,-A ... B-Ram.html
(There are some people who bought MDT DDR-400 and reported it to work, but generally every known brand should be good.)

You need DDR-RAM, 333 or better 400 MHz (PC2700 or PC3200), 200 pins. DDR2-RAM does not work!

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Postby john watling » Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:18 pm

thanks for the help, is ram easy enough to fit myself?
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Postby gdi » Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:37 pm

ya, it should be... unscrew a few screws and connect it in.
But, if i was you, i'd always rather let a IT friend of mine (who has done it before) do it and then watch what he does, because we all know, when u break something on a laptop... its KARK expensive to fix.
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Postby martman2002uk » Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:06 am

Hi, been searching on the internet and still not sure about the following RAM modules, would either of these 2 work in the amilo a1630 and would i need to buy 2 of the same to get 2gb worth of ram

http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/107390
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/66404

*i'm new to this also
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