[kwlug-disc] Refurb laptops & monitors - Eco-Tech Recycling?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Thu Apr 24 10:37:09 EDT 2014


It's long been known to install memory in pairs.

 From what I could see these systems max out at 4GB, already installed.

I only just noticed that clicking on the pictures at 
http://eco-techrecycling.com/refurbs.php take you to a more detailed 
spec page.

Leading to:

T60 (8744-5BU): http://eco-techrecycling.com/lenovot60.php

T61 (6460-DVU): http://eco-techrecycling.com/lenovot61.php


On 14-04-23 10:22 PM, John Johnson wrote:
> On 2014-04-23 21:24, Gordon Dey wrote:
>> For these older CPU Intel chips, the memory controller architecture
>> could take advantage of symmetric memory bank pairs. (google this for
>> more info, there is an Intel white paper on memory architecture.) That
>> is, 2x2GB sticks performs better than 1x4GB and so on. So I would
>> advise looking for memory in pairs and in powers of 2 (1, 2, 4, 8, 16)
> I may be able to help here, if I do not wind up in the weeds with this
> description.
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