06-09-2012 06:59 AM
I've got a quick and hopfully simply question.
According to this: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?Legacy
My T500 can support PC3-8500 DDR3-1066 SODIMM. However, the availablity of 1066 DDR3 where I live is virtually non existent, while I can easily purchase a 1333 DDR3. Will it simply work at the lower frequency, or can I expect problems?
Thanks a lot!
Solved! Go to Solution.
06-09-2012 07:15 AM - edited 06-09-2012 07:21 AM
Crucial's and Kingston's memory finders show both 1066 and 1333 RAM as compatible with the T500. You should be OK if you stick with a reputable supplier. Avoid value RAM.
I'm running Crucial (1066) in my T400. There are reports of compatibility problems with our vintage ThinkPads and Corsair RAM. YMMV.
 This KB may be helpful: Upgrading RAM on Lenovo ThinkPad T500