Toshiba® Satellite L450 Memory Upgrades
Information on Toshiba Satellite L450 memory upgrades.
Memory upgrades generally mean the upgrade of physical memory. It is also known as RAM. Toshiba has many laptop series. In Toshiba Satellite and Toshiba Satellite Pro group there are L450 series of laptops from Toshiba. Though the laptops of the same series have almost the similar look, there are differences in hardware and software specifications. Just a few years ago we see the physical memory in MB unit. Now in 2010 we are seeing the physical memory in GB unit. 1000 M equal to 1 Giga. The latest laptops support from 1 to 4/8 GB of physical memory.
Following information is helpful for Toshiba Satellite L450 memory upgrades:
- Physical Memory or Random Access Memory
- The memory limit of Toshiba Satellite L450
- Upgrading memory in Toshiba Satellite L450
Physical Memory or Random Access Memory
Physical Memory or Random Access Memory Physical memory is the amount of RAM in a computer system. More physical memory means the faster computer. This memory communicates between the storage and the processor. There is another kind of memory that acts as RAM is called virtual memory. A portion of hard disk memory performs this task. Data can be accessed randomly from the random access memory.
The memory limit of Toshiba Satellite L450
Toshiba Satellite and Toshiba Satellite Pro have many series for L450. Toshiba Satellite L450 has various models of laptops with different configurations. Toshiba Satellite L450-16Q has 2 GB DDR3 RAM, it can be expanded to 4 GB. Satellite L450-188 has 4 GB DDR3 RAM, it is its maximum capacity. Toshiba Satellite L450-18D has 2 GB DDR3 RAM, it can be extended to 4 GB. Toshiba Satellite L450-181 has 4 GB DDR3 RAM, it is its maximum range. Toshiba Satellite Pro L450-EZ1543 has the maximum capacity of 4 GB RAM. The system has two slots. It is DDR2 type memory and its speed is 800MHz. The memory type, speed and capacity may vary from model to model.
About every computer system desktop or laptop has the same process to upgrade the system memory or physical memory. There are slots or sockets in the motherboard. To upgrade the memory, you have to set up a module with more capacity replacing the old one. Or you have to place a module in the blank slot or socket. In the case of laptop, RAM module upgrading is the only upgrading option that the user can perform without any complexity. However, when you will do this remember that you are setting up a perfect type of RAM module in the proper slot.