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Expandable ram issues in aspire 3 A315-53G-5968

I purchased an Acer aspire 3 A315-53G-5968 which has one non removable ram of 4gb and an additional slot. I want to know the ram can be increased upto what limit? If I put in a 16gb ram, will it work in harmony with the 4 GB non removable one since I've heard it's better to have two ram sticks with the same memory. Also could you tell me the clock speeds of the additional ram that I should buy? Is it 2400 MHz? Any other things I need to look into before I purchase it? Will there be any performance issues or will the performance be upto the mark?

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  • JackEJackE Posts: 18,137 Trailblazer
    Accepted Answer
    It will work fine with up to 16GB DDR4 module at just about any speed available. 2400GHz, 2600GHz, 2133GHz or 1866GHz. Max = 4GB+16GB = 20GB Jack E/NJ

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  • JackEJackE Posts: 18,137ACE Trailblazer
    Accepted Answer
    It will work fine with up to 16GB DDR4 module at just about any speed available. 2400GHz, 2600GHz, 2133GHz or 1866GHz. Max = 4GB+16GB = 20GB Jack E/NJ
  • bsd230bsd230 Posts: 3Member New User
    Yes, you can put two 8GB sticks of RAM in it. I am running 16GBs in my Acer Aspire. I wish it could handle more than 16GB, but that is the max. That should give me enough room to keep it for a few years. 
  • GLMGLM Posts: 47Member Troubleshooter
    check first the specification if.how.much Ram are able.to.add . 
     
  • VinuVPMVVinuVPMV Posts: 43Member Devotee
    Hi @Manalitrans

    this is your current stock setting of laptop
    Dual channel ram are clocked at 2400mhz  at timing 17-17-17-39 lowest ram settings
    slot 1 integrated 4gb ram goes upto max speed 2400 mhz @ timing 17-18 Micron Technology Inc.

    You can go for 16gb sodimm 2400mhz class 17 ram. This will be perfect for you.
    For more information on your laptop visit this link https://community.acer.com/en/discussion/576693/upgrading-my-mid-end-devce-to-max-can-you-help-me/p1
    Did this answer your question?  Please leave a "Like" and choose "yes" if i did. 
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  • ZenitramPROZenitramPRO Posts: 25Member Troubleshooter
    VinuVPMV said:
    Hi @Manalitrans

    this is your current stock setting of laptop
    Dual channel ram are clocked at 2400mhz  at timing 17-17-17-39 lowest ram settings
    slot 1 integrated 4gb ram goes upto max speed 2400 mhz @ timing 17-18 Micron Technology Inc.

    You can go for 16gb sodimm 2400mhz class 17 ram. This will be perfect for you.
    For more information on your laptop visit this link https://community.acer.com/en/discussion/576693/upgrading-my-mid-end-devce-to-max-can-you-help-me/p1

    Hi @VinuVPMV,

    I have also A315-53G with 1x4GB DDR4-2133 RAM. How do you set the ram to go up to 2400mhz - 17?
     


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