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Which type of RAM do I need?

RAM is, depending on the format, suitable for your laptop or desktop. In addition, RAM has been specially developed for the Apple MacBook, iMac and the Mac Mini. In this article I will sum up what you should pay attention to when choosing the right memory.

Laptop

RAM laptop
  • SODIMM
  • Check how much space you have for extra memory, most laptops have 2 slots for RAM memory.
  • Check at what speed your memory is running.
  • DDR4 for laptops made after 2014.

Desktop

RAM desktop
  • DIMM
  • Check how much space you have for extra memory, desktops generally have 2 or 4 slots for RAM.
  • Check at what speed your memory is running.
  • DDR4 for PCs made after 2014.

Macbook and iMac

RAM MacBook iMac
  • SODIMM
  • Most Macbooks and iMacs have 2 memory slots.
  • Check carefully at what speed your memory is running now.
  • DDR4 on iMacs from 2017 and later.

How do I choose the correct memory?

You simply check which memory is currently in your computer and how much space you have to expand with the help of our explanation.

Uhro
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