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Windows 7: maximum capacity of my laptop

04 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

The point I was making was that there are different thicknesses, but thinking on, it's the original HD out of my FZ that wouldn't fit in two other laptops because it's a few mm too thick.

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05 Feb 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Regarding the drive thickness. The standard I think is 9.5 mm but it can be as thin as 7 mm or as thick as 15. I knew there were different thicknesses but I wasn't sure what the exact standard was.

FTR, my Dell for work has a 9.5mm thick drive in it (I think), my HP Pavilion laptop for home has a 9.5mm thick drive as well.
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06 Feb 2010   #13
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
To all you morons who think 8GB is enough memory, 64-bit architecture effectively increases the memory ceiling to 2^64 addresses, equivalent to approximately 17.2 billion gigabytes, 16.3 million terabyte, or 16 exabytes of RAM and microsoft will eventually find a way to use it all.
That's all mathematics. The largest RAM currently supported in Ultimate is 196GB. But there is no PC that has a mobo to fit the bill. And with the current Windows architecture it will be hard to even make full use of 4GBs (for bread and butter applications - different for games or CAD).
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07 Feb 2010   #14

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FZ21Z View Post
The size in GB's won't be an issue, but the size of the drive itself might me. I tried to put a 300gb drive in my brothers laptop, but it was too tall so the cover wouldn't go back on. So you need to get a drive that matches the same dimensions as the one you're going to replace.
Just out of curiosity, what drive was it?

I have a 300GB Velociraptor, in a 3.5" adaptor. The drive itself is 2.5", but thicker than a standard notebook drive.
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