What Is Pc3l Ram [Expert Guide!]


Remove the ram chip and look at the label stuck to it; you will see the module name printed on it.

You have DDR3L memory if CPU-Z indicates that it operates at 1.35 volts; PC3L is another name for DDR3L. If you want to upgrade your memory, buy DDR3L sticks; if you want to use an existing stick in another laptop, go ahead without worrying because it can also run at 1.5 volts.

Yes, the DDR3L specification mandates that it function in both voltage scenarios, but the opposite is FALSE; you CANNOT use DDR3 in a system made for DDR3L.

Since the two memory sticks are made by different brands with various speeds and voltages, you cannot.

How Do I Know if My Ram Is Pc3 or Pc3l

You have DDR3L memory if CPU-Z indicates that it operates at 1.35 volts; PC3L is another name for DDR3L. If you want to upgrade your memory, buy DDR3L sticks; if you want to use an existing stick in another laptop, go ahead without worrying because it can also run at 1.5 volts.

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Can Pc3 and Pc3l Work Together

No, you cannot use PC3 RAM with PC3L RAM because PC3L RAM is a SO-DIMM, which is smaller in size so that it can fit in the laptop, whereas PC3 RAM is a DIMM, which is larger in size.

open the cpu case of the computer and you will see ram installed on the motherboard

Is Pc3l Dual Voltage

The Samsung M471B5273CH0 PC3L is a dual voltage module, as I can now confirm after looking it up in the Samsung catalog.

How Do I Know What Kind of Ram I Need

While in Task Manager, watch RAM performance when you open a new application. A good rule of thumb is that if the Available Memory is less than 25% of your Total Memory, a RAM upgrade will provide a noticeable performance boost for the end user.

since the two memory sticks are made by different brands with various speeds and voltages you cannot 10

How Do I Know My DDR Ram Physically

  • Open the CPU case of the computer and you will see RAM installed on the motherboard.
  • Remove the ram chip and look at the label stuck to it; you will see the module name printed on it.
  • The differences between RAM types are where the break in the gold plates occurs.

Can I Use Pc3l 12800s Ram in Place of Pc3 10600s Ram

Think of it as a car capable of going up to 120kmph on a 100kmph highway, it will work just fine as PC3-12800 speeds.

the samsung m471b5273ch0 pc3l is a dual voltage module as i can now confirm after looking it up in the samsung catalog 3

What Happens if You Mix Ram Types

The short answer to this question is: yes, you can theoretically mix and match RAM in your system, regardless of brand, speed, or size; however, this may prove to be problematic, and depending on the setup and workload, you may not even notice a difference in performance.

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Can We Replace Ddr3 Ram With Ddr4 in Laptop

You would not be able to install DDR3 modules into your motherboard; if you tried, you would damage the module and/or the motherboard itself because the pin layout on a DDR3 module is very different from that of a DDR4 module. Your system is only compatible with DDR4 memory.

Can I Replace Ddr3l With Ddr3

Yes, the DDR3L specification mandates that it function in both voltage scenarios, but the opposite is FALSE; you CANNOT use DDR3 in a system made for DDR3L.

Can I Mix 4gb and 2gb Ddr3 Ram

Since the two memory sticks are made by different brands with various speeds and voltages, you cannot.

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