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Sweet, sweet RAM

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I’m now sporting 1 gigabyte of memory in my Thinkpad. It was a lot cheaper than I expected; the last time I was shopping for laptop RAM it was mostly proprietary, super-expensive stuff. The gig I just bought only cost $220 before tax.

Scott Johnson
August 24, 2004 3:21 PM

It's been almost three years since I bought the gig that's in my ThinkPad, but I think it only cost me about $160 back then. No tax, no shipping. RAM is cheap when you don't buy it *with* your laptop. You just have to love those third parties that sell compatible memory.

Andrew Quinn
August 29, 2004 10:46 AM

(Drool) Sweet, Adam. What else can I say?

August 30, 2004 6:31 PM

I did the same thing when I bought my Dell. 1Gig is MUCH cheaper when you buy it from a third party. One thing I have learned is that 1Gig on a Compaq (shared memory) is WAY different than it is on a Dell (NOT shared memory).

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