[ltp] Does generic RAM work on TPs?

Gabriel Rossetti linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 09 Mar 2007 09:16:13 +0100

James Knott wrote:
> 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.
Was it Kingston made for a TP or just regular ValueRam Kingston?