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Upgrading ram om a laptop

So i just got a good deal on a ASUS TUF GAMING F15 FX506LH-HN004W laptop, i know its a bit dated hardware on it but it satisfies my needs. The thing is its only got 1x8gb ddr4 ram stick in it at 2933mhz.

It has 2 ram slots so i want to put in an extra stick.

Is it important that its the same type? Or would any 3200mhz ddr 4 do? (Downclocked to 2933mhz) or do i need to find the specific type that is already in the laptop? 

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Any DDR4 SODIMM RAM would do.

If you bought the 3200mhz one, it will be downclocked to match the slowest clock speed.

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24 minutes ago, Dukesilver27- said:

Any DDR4 SODIMM RAM would do.

If you bought the 3200mhz one, it will be downclocked to match the slowest clock speed.

Thanks

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You could get a 2x8 kit of 3000mhz ram for slightly less than a 2x8 3200 sodimm if you are on a tighter budget 

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33 minutes ago, Berinejo said:

You could get a 2x8 kit of 3000mhz ram for slightly less than a 2x8 3200 sodimm if you are on a tighter budget 

Il just buy 1x8 3000 mhzor 3200 mhz and put it in with the excisting 2933 mgz 8gb stick?

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1 hour ago, Dragonaut said:

Il just buy 1x8 3000 mhzor 3200 mhz and put it in with the excisting 2933 mgz 8gb stick?

Your laptop's slot is already filled with the one it came with, so only 1 more slot left. 2 slots mean 1 upgradeable, usually, some gaming laptops have 2 upgradeable slots. 

RAMs go in pairs, theres no way you have 3 RAM slots. 

Not an expert, just bored at work. **may edit my posts a few times after posting**

Please quote me or mention me if you would like me to see your reply.

CPU: Intel i5-12400 | GPU: Asus TUF RX 6800 XT OC | Mobo: Asus Prime B660M-A D4 WIFI | RAM: Team Delta TUF Alliance 2x8GB DDR4 3200MHz CL16 | SSD: Team MP33 1TB | PSU: MSI MPG A850GF | Case: Phanteks Eclipse P360A |  Cooler: ID-Cooling SE-234 ARGB | OS: Windows 11 Pro | Pcpartpicker: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/FpC7yK
Displays: Samsung Odyssey G5 S32AG50 32" 1440p 165hz | AOC 27G2E 27" 1080p 144hz

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3 hours ago, Dukesilver27- said:

Your laptop's slot is already filled with the one it came with, so only 1 more slot left. 2 slots mean 1 upgradeable, usually, some gaming laptops have 2 upgradeable slots. 

RAMs go in pairs, theres no way you have 3 RAM slots. 

Yeah it has 2 slots, 1 is saturated. But they sell single sodimms. So then its back to the original question, if i can put any ddr4 sodimm at 2933mhz or higher or do i need to find the specific one that is already in the laptop, or buy a whole new kit of 2 sodimms

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5 hours ago, Dragonaut said:

Yeah it has 2 slots, 1 is saturated. But they sell single sodimms. So then its back to the original question, if i can put any ddr4 sodimm at 2933mhz or higher or do i need to find the specific one that is already in the laptop, or buy a whole new kit of 2 sodimms

Just buy 1 more RAM stick, higher speed doesn't count as much for older generation, definitely not worth the purchase. Buy any stick that ran at or higher than the current clock speed and you're good.

Not an expert, just bored at work. **may edit my posts a few times after posting**

Please quote me or mention me if you would like me to see your reply.

CPU: Intel i5-12400 | GPU: Asus TUF RX 6800 XT OC | Mobo: Asus Prime B660M-A D4 WIFI | RAM: Team Delta TUF Alliance 2x8GB DDR4 3200MHz CL16 | SSD: Team MP33 1TB | PSU: MSI MPG A850GF | Case: Phanteks Eclipse P360A |  Cooler: ID-Cooling SE-234 ARGB | OS: Windows 11 Pro | Pcpartpicker: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/FpC7yK
Displays: Samsung Odyssey G5 S32AG50 32" 1440p 165hz | AOC 27G2E 27" 1080p 144hz

Laptop: ROG Strix Scar III G531GU Intel i5-9300H GTX 1660Ti Mobile| OS: Windows 10 Home

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