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Old 11-10-2013, 02:24 PM   #1
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What Type of RAM do I need

How can I tell what kind of ram my system takes without opening it up and popping the ram out?

I figure that there's a way to do it via the terminal but don't know what command to use.
Old 11-10-2013, 02:44 PM   #2
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Linux will give you information on your machine's memory controller, but I don't think it'll give you specifics like the type of memory module. You're more likely to have luck with something like Crucial's memory advisor tool.
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Old 11-10-2013, 02:48 PM   #3
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Thanks, that did the trick!


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