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How much ram can I put in this laptop? Where can I buy this ram?

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It has 2 memory banks so you can use 4 gig but you will need 2x2 gig ram sticks!!
 
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where do you think I would be able to buy a 320gb sata drive, and how much?

will any sata drive work, or just a select few?
 
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It already has a sata drive in it...If you need more harddrive space i would just pick up a external 1!!
That way you wont void your warranty
 
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You should be able to go 4gigs and 677 mhz for a little speed increase. I have these in my laptop(it's an HP, but same mem) they has 4-4-4-12 timings at a good price and free shipping.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104033

They are a little more than others, but like I said lower timings and the free shipping...

Or maybe someone can find or knows of a deal out there.
 
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You should be able to go 4gigs and 677 mhz for a little speed increase. I have these in my laptop(it's an HP, but same mem) they has 4-4-4-12 timings at a good price and free shipping.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104033

They are a little more than others, but like I said lower timings and the free shipping...

Or maybe someone can find or knows of a deal out there.
thanks, I will try to find that ram on newegg.ca

how does this harddrive compare to the seagate one? http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136314
 
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Its much faster!!
 
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how much difference will the ram make? if I would get higher timings, and maybe 533mhz?
 
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question. Why do the 320 gb 7200rpm hdds have 16mb cache and the 500gb 5400rpm have 8mb cache?

oh and second question, will the acer support ddr2 800 memory?

almost last question: would the hyperx sticks be better than some 800mhz memory?
 
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Get the ram that viper showed you it will be the best for your laptop...
no it doesnt support 800
 
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Nice drive, If it goes on sale I will probably order one to replace the one in my wife's notebook.

question. Why do the 320 gb 7200rpm hdds have 16mb cache and the 500gb 5400rpm have 8mb cache?
Size of the drive is not the determining factor for cache size, the engineer and designer made that choice per corporate choice.

16mb can help the drive find the information it needs easier that 8mb, because 8 holds less pointers and data than 16. As for speed-faster helps it read and access the bits quicker.

So, with more cache and faster rotational rates = quicker access,lower access times and faster read & writes speeds-Basically.:)