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DJPlanlos DJPlanlos is offline
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Default 1018 RAM upgrade failed - 09-11-2015, 08:18 AM

Hi all,

I was trying to upgrade the RAM on my 1018 with a Kingston KVR13S9S6/2.
It did not seem to work as I got the 2 beeps after powering on indicating that the ram cannot be detected. A BIOS opdate did not help either.


I assume that somehow I bought a not compatible ram. Can someone please indicate what is incorrect on the specs and which one is fine be be bought?

Kingston KVR13S9S6/2
2GB 10600 CL9
1333MHz
DDR3-SODIMM
204 pin
1.50V


Thank you!
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Default 09-11-2015, 07:12 PM

What I read is that the 1018 is "picky" about RAM. The recommended RAM is 1.35V, not 1.5V. For example, 2GB DDR3 PC3-12800 Unbuffered NON-ECC 1.35V upgrades for Inspiron Mini 10v (1018) Netbook, CT5626134 from Crucial.com


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