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Paper Tape
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎11-07-2010
Location: UK
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RAM upgrade on w500

I have a w500 ThinkPad (product id = 4058CTO) and according to the ThinkVantage system information I have 4gb ram with "0 remaining DIMM slots").  Does this mean I can only upgrade to 8gb by buying two 4gb ram sticks (i.e. there are no 6gb sticks)?

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Posts: 3,079
Registered: ‎01-01-2010
Location: San Francisco
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Re: RAM upgrade on w500

true.  The sticks are all "powers of 2", ie 256 mg, 512mb, 1gb, 2gb, 4gb, etc.