220.127.116.11 Lab – Research Laptop RAM Answers
Lab – Research Laptop RAM (Answers Version)
In this lab, you will use the Internet, newspaper, or a local store to gather information about expansion memory for a laptop.
Answers Note: You may choose another laptop to research. The answers below are specific Lenovo T440p.
- Research the manufacturer specifications for the memory in a laptop. List the specifications in the table below:
Memory Specifications Laptop Expansion Memory Form Factor SODIMM Type DDR3 Size (GB) 16 GB maximum Manufacturer Lenovo Speed 1600 MHz Slots 2
- Shop around, and in the table below list the features and costs for expansion memory for a laptop.
Memory Specifications Expansion Memory Form Factor SODIMM Type DDR3 Size (GB) 8 GB Manufacturer Kingston Speed 1600 MHz Retail Cost $50
- In your research, did you find any reason to select a particular type of expansion memory over another?_______________________________________________________________________________________
Answers will vary based on price, warranty, and preference.
- Is the new expansion memory compatible with the existing memory installed in the laptop? Why is this important?_______________________________________________________________________________________
Yes. If the expansion memory speed is less than the manufacturer’s specifications, the laptop may not work at its optimal performance, and may crash the system.