[ltp] Does generic RAM work on TPs?

James Knott linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 08 Mar 2007 19:15:36 -0500

Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to upgrade my T60p's RAM to 2 Gb, does generik kingston RAM
> work, or do I have to get the TP specifik kingston RAM?
> There is a price diff, that is why I ask, I wonder if it's not just a
> marketing scheme to get you to pay more...
> I currently looking at these models :
> KTL-TP667/1G
> <http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/partsinfo.asp?root=us&LinkBack=&ktcpartno=KTL-TP667/1G>
> 1GB PC5300 DDR2-667 Module (Kingston Thinkpad specific)
> *KVR667D2S5/1G* 1GB PC5300 DDR2-667 Module (Kingston ValueRam)
> Anyone ever tried valueram of any other non-tp ram on a tp?
> Thanks,
> Gabriel
I recently bought some more memory for my R31.  I tried from one vendor
who claimed he sold Kingston, but didn't ship it.  That memory had
errors.  I then got some Kingston from another vendor and it works fine.