[ltp] Does generic RAM work on TPs?

James Knott linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 09 Mar 2007 07:11:37 -0500

Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
> 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?
I ordered the module that was listed for my ThinkPad.