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Windows 7: Wanting to upgrade my RAM

18 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
Wanting to upgrade my RAM

Well i bought a Acer Asipire notebook about 2 1/2 weeks ago. It has 3GB DDR3 Dual-Channel SDRAM. It tells me I am able to upgrade to 8GB, but I am only wanting to upgrade to 6GB at the most. I am having troubles finding the type of RAM i am needing. I could use all the help i can help.

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18 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Go to and scan your system. I buy all my memory from them.
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18 Nov 2010   #3

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Run CPU-Z to see what Brand & Speed of what is installed.

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18 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Go to RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, flash cards, SSD at and put in your specs,

I did this;
Computer memory upgrades for Acer Aspire 5336 Laptop/Notebook from

And it says your max ram is 4GB...and the laptop has 2 slots for RAM with 2GB being the max DIMM it will take. So, I'm not sure who is correct.
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18 Nov 2010   #5

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

SIW also tells how much your MB can hold

SIW | System Information for Windows by Gabriel Topala

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18 Nov 2010   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Corsair PC8500 1066MHz 4096MB DDR3 Laptop Memory Upgrade - 4GB, 204 Pin CM3X4GSD1066 at TigerDirect
Your spec say 8gb max. Acer says 4gb. you need to call and clarify with Acer which is correct. This should work but check to see with Acer if this Corsair is approved. The others listed were much pricier.
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18 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Go to and scan your system. I buy all my memory from them.
Tried, Couldn't find my system.

and i will call them
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