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kkarra
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RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

My laptop has 4gb ram by default. I have read that the laptop supports maximum of 16gb ram.

Can we have one 16gb ram ? or do we need to have 2 8gb rams ?

Thanks

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ejn63
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Re: RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

There are two different versions of this model - you will want to remove the base cover and check to see whifch you have.

One version has a single memory socket and takes 8G max (you replace your 4 with an 8 and that's it).

The other version has two sockets and can take up to 2X8 or 16 G RAM.

 

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kkarra
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Re: RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

In "Task Manager" it shows slots used 1 of 2.

So, We can have 2 8gb rams or a single 16gb ram. right ?

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ejn63
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Re: RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

No.  The system will take up to two 8G modules.  It may or may not work with a single 16G -- but it's not a supported configuration.

 

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kkarra
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Re: RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

Thanks for the reply. I will go with 2 8gb rams.

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Urvish
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Re: RAM upgrade for vostro 3558 with i3 processor

Did you upgrade your RAM? Hows the system performance post upgrade? Any issues being faced? i have a similar model and looking at one 4 GB (Default that came with the laptop) + one 8 GB ( additional i plan to add). Do let me know if you are facing any challanges with the system post an upgrade.

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