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Registered: ‎02-08-2012
Location: United States
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Ram upgrade help e420

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I don't understand all the specifications associated with ram. Can someone tell me if this works? I insist on buying from amazon.

 

http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Technology-CT51264BC1067-Unbuffered-DDR3-1066/dp/tech-data/B001KB21KA/...

 

or this

 

http://www.amazon.com/Kingston-ValueRam-PC3-10600-KVR1333D3S9-4G/dp/B002XN3OL4/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=UT...

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Location: Florida, USA
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Re: Ram upgrade help e420

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I recently replaced my E420 original 2x2 GB with this 2x4GB kit from Crucial:

 

CT2337982 8GB Kit (4GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM Upgrade for a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 System



My Windows Performance Index for Memory is now 7.4  Smiley Very Happy



Go to Crucial.com to get great information on RAM for your system. You can then buy from Amazon with better understanding.of what's best for you.


E420, i5, 8GB, 500GB/7200, 32GB mSATA, Win 8.1 Pro x64
T61, 4GB, 500GB Hybrid, Win 8.1 Pro x64
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Re: Ram upgrade help e420

Are you saying lenovo filled both slots with 2gb ram? So if i want to upgrade i'm basically wasting 2 gb? What the hell

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Re: Ram upgrade help e420

Crucial.com has a tool that will detect the ram you have installed on your TP. If it is 2 x 2GB, then you can just decide to buy 1 -4GB for 6GB total and keep the waste to a minimum. You can also try to sell your left over ram. All I can tell you is that I am very happy with my 8GB. I am keeping the extra 2 x 2GB as spares.


E420, i5, 8GB, 500GB/7200, 32GB mSATA, Win 8.1 Pro x64
T61, 4GB, 500GB Hybrid, Win 8.1 Pro x64
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Re: Ram upgrade help e420

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Thanks for your help, fortunately the crucial scanner told me I have one available slot and a 4gb.