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W500 memory - PC8500 1.5V or PC10600 1.35 V - which is better?

2012-07-31, 18:58 PM

Want to upgrade a W500 to  8 GB RAM.  See specs on various sites for both DDR3 PC8500 and DDR3 PC10600 memory.

Looks like the working voltage for PC8500 is 1.5V and for the PC10600 is 1.35V.   What about CAS latency?

Which will perform better in a 2.3GHz W500 and will not cause problems?

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Re: W500 memory - PC8500 1.5V or PC10600 1.35 V - which is better?

2012-07-31, 19:05 PM

Hello hgkaroley,

 

What is your machine type and model number?

 

This will help me out on finding this information for you.

 

hope this helps,

 

Alex


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Re: W500 memory - PC8500 1.5V or PC10600 1.35 V - which is better?

2012-07-31, 20:03 PM

Hey Hgkaroley,

 

PC 8500 has the following specs:  memory clock (mhz) 133 1/2    Data rate (MT/s)  1066 1/2

                                                       cycle time (ns) 7 1/2                 CAS Latency (ns)  11 1/4, 13 1/8, 15

                                                       I/O bus clock (mhz) 533 1/2      Peak transfer rate (mb/s)  8533 1/3

 

PC 10600 has the following specs:  memory clock (mhz)  166 2/3    Date rate (MT/s)   1333 1/3

                                                         cycle time (ns) 6                      CAS Latency (ns)  10 1/2, 12, 13 1/2, 15

                                                         I/O bus clock (mhz) 666 2/3      Peak transfer rate (mb/s)  10666 2/3

 

I would suggest you get the PC 8500 DDR3 SO-DIMM

 

Best Regards,

 

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Re: W500 memory - PC8500 1.5V or PC10600 1.35 V - which is better?

2012-07-31, 22:34 PM

W500 system is a 4850CTO with a 2.3 GHz processor, ATI HD 3650 and Intel express switchable graphics and currently 3 GB RAM.

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Re: W500 memory - PC8500 1.5V or PC10600 1.35 V - which is better?

2012-08-01, 13:08 PM

I agree with Hiro,

the PC8500 DDR3 SO-DIMM would be the better part for your computer.

This shouldn't cause your W500 any problems. In fact it should get it going quite well.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Alex


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