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16gb Ram?

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Is it possible to put 16gb ram into the pro book (officially they only support a maximum of 8gb)
 
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I would venture to guess that it can support 16GB (2 x 8GB). 8GB modules wouldn't have been common at the time of finalising the technical specifications, so they would have played it safe with 8GB (2 x 4GB). A lot of motherboard manufacturers are also guilty of this.
 
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the answer is yes....

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i just got 2x8gb sticks of ram from fry's electronics and put it in the 4530s...and its recognized by the system
 
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i thought (was hoping) the extra ram would fix the random lines and freezes on the graphics, but no luck unfortunately...does anyone know if there is a fix for this?
 
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namio said:
the answer is yes....

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i just got 2x8gb sticks of ram from fry's electronics and put it in the 4530s...and its recognized by the system


are you serious!? ughhh i should've upgraded mine to 16gb... i thought you could only install 2 x 4gb coz in hp manual it says 8gb is the maximum...
 
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1333 will work. You can get 1600 and if your CPU doesn't support it, it will slow it down to 1333
 
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