Maximum RAM on Pavilion DV7 Notebook PC


I have a Pavilion dv7, QF272EA #ABD with 8 GB of RAM installed. Is it possible to increase the RAM 16 GB - what RAM Modules should I then? On official documents the maximum RAM is 8 GB, but at the time, documents were made, no 8 GB Modules were available.

The BIOS supports 8 GB Modules? The laptop has two slots, so my hope is, if I replace the built in 2 x 4 GB with 2x8GB, I have 16 GB of RAM.

For what I need it? Different virtual machines at the same time for running the job. :-)

I'm sorry for my bad English. Thanks for your help!


Hi, Thorsten:

Your English is very good.

Since your computer laptop is the Intel processor, you can install 2 x 8 GB of memory.

You need PC3-10600 memory laptop. Make sure that it is 10600, not 10660 or 10666.

See the manual at the link below, Chapter 1, page 6, for the info of memory.

Now, several manufacturers of memory have produced memory 8 GB PC1333.


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