Any laptop, old or new will undoubtedly give you a performance boost when you upgrade the RAM modules, or upgrade your spinning HDD to a Solid State one (SSD). Not all laptop support all types of memory modules, and most will not have en empty slot to accommodate the extra memory. Even worse, no memory slots at all! The RAM chips might be soldered on-t0 the motherboard. To help you decide, in this post, I am going to talk about What Features to Check Before Upgrading your Laptop RAM.
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If you are planning to upgrade your RAM modules, the best thing to do is check for a Laptop which provides you an empty memory slot for an upgrade later. For example, this Asus Laptop provides you an empty RAM Slot which you can upgrade later. However a higher end Asus Ultrabook does not. Verify from the manufacturer by checking the detailed system specifications or call their customer care if that helps. Here are the things to check before buying:
In this example, this Laptop is using a fixed voltage DDR3 RAM modules and the RAM type is PC3-12800 or 800 Mhz Dual channel memory.
I hope this was helpful. Good Luck with your memory purchase.
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