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Lenovo X230 Memory Upgrade to 16GB [HOWTO] [VIDEO]

16GB of glorious DDR3L-1866Mhz SODIMM memory :-)

[Scroll to the bottom for a quick video of the upgrade process!] The Lenovo X230 (and its predecessor the X220) are absurdly easy to upgrade. Here is the X230 memory upgrade process: Power off laptop (fully OFF, not hibernate) Remove battery Remove two screws from memory access panel Remove existing RAM by releasing retention clips Securely install new upgrade RAM Replace cover & screws Replace battery and power ON! For the upgrade, I chose Crucial’s excellent 16GB DDR3 RAM kit

HMT325S6BFR8C compatible with Intel NUC? [YES]

Spare memory is always a good thing :-)

I have two Intel NUC’s that were equipped with 16GB of RAM (2x8GB DDR SODIMMs). The little PCs were originally intended for server use where the relatively vast amount of memory would have been useful. The RAM kits were also purchased when prices were rather absurdly low (around $60-$80). Unfortunately, since then RAM prices have  doubled. These two machines never actually made it into server usage. They ended up being used around the house for a simple HTPC setup and

Lenovo Yoga 13 memory upgrade

Once released from the adhesive tape, gently slide the keyboard back and out (be careful with the ribbon cable underneath the keyboard!)

Here are photo instructions for upgrading the RAM on a Lenovo Yoga 13. Surprisingly, there are not any screws to be removed. Instead, the keyboard is secured via double-sided tape. You must pry up the rear edges of the keyboard and then slide the keyboard back and off, revealing the memory slot below. UPDATE: Some readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the Yoga 13. My recommendation is 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 Corsair memory because it offers a lifetime warranty, solid performance

Acer Aspire One 722 Performance Upgrades

Pull downward on both of the rubber feet to slide open the access panel

If you have the lovely little AO722 netbook you may be looking for some simple and cheap upgrades. Here are my top upgrades for the AO722: Upgrade the RAM to 4GB for $20 or even 8GB for less than $40! Upgrade the HDD to a high performance SSD for less than $100 Add bluetooth by upgrading the wifi card to a combo wifi + bluetooth card for about $20 Add a Huawei 3G data card in the extra mini pci-e slot The AMD

Acer Aspire One AO722/AO725 8GB memory upgrade, recommended RAM? [ANSWER]

photo only shows one of the tabs being pulled back, make sure to release BOTH memory retention tabs

Q. I am looking at buying either an Acer Aspire One 722 or 725. Do either the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of RAM? and if so, what is a memory module that is FOR SURE supported?   –Carly A. Hi Carly, here are answers to both your questions: Yes, the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of memory! Here is a nice Corsair 8GB memory module that is confirmed to work in the AO722/AO725 and right now it is only about $39.50

Upgrade Acer Aspire AS7560 memory

Gently lifting the access panel after loosening the retaining screws

UPDATE: Readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the AS7560 to 8GB of RAM. My recommendation is 8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 Corsair memory because it offers a lifetime warranty and solid performance  Crucial is another brand that offers some good 8GB memory kits, but sometimes they can be a few dollars more expensive. Here are photos and instructions for upgrading the RAM on an Acer Aspire AS7560 laptop: IMPORTANT NOTE: always remove the laptop’s battery* before beginning any part removal/upgrade. Also, be careful of static electricity! To

Upgrade Acer Aspire One AO722 memory/RAM

Remove the old RAM and install the new memory

UPDATE: Many readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the A0722. My recommendation is 4GB of 1066MHz DDR3 Kingston memory because it offers a lifetime warranty, solid performance AND it is only about $22 with free shipping! Another great way to improve performance is to replace the AO722’s slow hard drive with a SSD. The Crucial M4 128GB (which includes a data transfer kit) or the Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB (drive only) are my top two choices. They both offer 3 year warranties along with good

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