HP Compaq presario CQ43: not enough ram in my computer

My HP Compaq presario CQ43 has 2 GB of ram. I want to get 8GB. It is 64 bit and it's hard to run most programs because of the ram being such a small size. It will support 8 GB of ram? If I take out the old 2gig and put 8 gig will perform best?

According to the manual, yes it can accept up to 8 GB memory DDR3-1333 SO-DIMM. See this video on: 33 in there where is flush with the memory. This technology never removes the memory but you just spread the retaining clips and remove and then follow again. See the second video.



You have 2 slots, so you need the modules of 2 x 4 GB like this:

4 GB (PC3 10600, 1 333 MHz) 621569-001


Yes, 8 GB of memory will be a major improvement. Better upgrade would be to replace the mechanical drive with an SSD. After back if you are interested by this.

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