1. GENERAL INFO
Check System Manual for the available upgrade path &
specific information to your particular system.
Before touching any electronic components, make sure
you are properly grounded. By wearing a wrist strap (or using some
other type of static control device), you can prevent static
electricity stored on your body or clothing from damaging your
Disconnect your computer from its power source.
To be safe, unplug the power cord.
3. LOCATE MEMORY BAYS
Always exercise caution when removing the cover of
your system. Please refer to your system manual for proper
Memory bays are comprised of single or multiple
memory sockets. The location of the memory expansion socket may vary
with each computer manufacturer. Please refer to your system manual
for the location of the memory bays.
For systems supporting the Dual-Channel memory
feature, be sure to follow the system manufacturer’s guidelines for
proper installation sequence.
4. INSERT MEMORY UPGRADES
Memory sockets may vary with each manufacturer. Most
systems require that the memory upgrade be seated within the socket
at a 90-degree angle or upright position.
Some systems require the memory upgrade within the
socket at a 45-degree angle or tilted position. Please refer to your
system manual for installation instructions.
To install the memory upgrade, hold it on both ends
and position it in the socket. The DIMM will be notched to match the
DIMM socket; the socket will have the key(s) to match the notch
between the gold contacts on the DIMM. This notch/key ensures the
module can be plugged into the socket only one way. Firmly push the
memory upgrade directly down into the socket, making certain the
module is completely seated in the socket. The ejector tabs at each
end of the socket will automatically snap into the locked position.
Repeat this procedure for any additional modules you are installing.
Once you have installed your memory upgrade, please
refer to your system manual for proper set-up configuration
instructions. Some systems will automatically recognize the
additional memory. Some systems may require that you run the system
set-up configuration utility. Most systems will configure memory