RAM

What is RAM?
Random Access Memory or RAM is a type of computer memory or storage. RAM is a piece of hardware within your computer that temporarily stores and retrieves data. It is also referred to as main memory, primary memory, primary storage or internal memory.
Essentially, RAM is your computer’s short term memory. It stores all of the data that your laptop or computer is currently using so that you can access programs and multitask without any delays.

What’s the difference between RAM and a hard drive?
RAM is short term memory and only holds information temporarily. Once you have switched your device off, all of the data stored within the RAM will be lost. On the other hand, a hard drive is the long term or permanent memory within your computer or laptop. It retains all information even when powered off.

Why is RAM so important?
RAM is important because it can impact the performance and day to day operation of your device. Acting as short term memory, RAM allows you to open multiple programmes that require greater processing power without impacting on the performance of your machine. When higher capacity RAM with a faster speed is installed within your device, the quicker your computer will run and accomplish tasks.

How much RAM do you need?
RAM is commonly available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB options. 4GB of RAM is typically found in entry level laptops and notebooks, while a system with 32GB of integrated RAM will be suitable for a computer or laptop required for complex photo and video editing, compositing and simulation. If you want to play games, 16GB of RAM is recommended to prevent the game from lagging or freezing.

What is DDR3 and DDR4?
DDR is a type of memory. DDR stands for Double Data Rate, and the number represents what type it is; type 3 or type 4. DDR3 RAM has been in use since 2007, while DDR4 was introduced in 2014. DDR3 provides a higher speed that previous iterations (DDR2 and DDR) and is still commonly available. DDR4 RAM is usually more expensive than DDR3 RAM, but has a higher speed and efficiency. DDR4 RAM uses less voltage but greater transfer rates than DDR3 RAM.

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Mfr. Part No.CT25664BF1339
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Laptop 2 GB - 1333MHz DDR3 SODIMM PC3-10600 204 1.35V 9
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BrandKingston
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Laptop 8 GB - 1333MHz DDR3 SODIMM PC3-10600 204 1.5V 9
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Mfr. Part No.KVR16S11/8
BrandKingston
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Laptop 8 GB - 1600MHz DDR3 SODIMM PC3-12800 204 1.5V 11
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Mfr. Part No.CT12864AA800
BrandCrucial
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Desktop 1 GB - 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 804-7739
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BrandKingston
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Laptop 4 GB - 1600MHz DDR3L SODIMM PC3-12800 204 1.35 V, 1.5 V 11
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Mfr. Part No.CT102464BF1339
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Laptop 8 GB - 1333MHz DDR3 SODIMM PC3-10600 204 1.35V 9
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Mfr. Part No.CT8G4SFD8213
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Laptop 8 GB - 2133MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC3-10600 288 1.2V 15
RS Stock No. 804-7704
Mfr. Part No.KVR13N9S8/4
BrandKingston
PHP3,655.55
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Desktop 4 GB - 1333MHz DDR3 DIMM PC3-10600 240 1.5V 9
RS Stock No. 798-9597
Mfr. Part No.TS128MLQ64V8U
BrandTranscend
PHP3,098.90
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Desktop 1 GB - 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 6
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Mfr. Part No.CT4G3S1339MCEU
BrandCrucial
PHP3,556.92
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Desktop 4 GB - 1333MHz DDR3 SODIMM PC3-10600 204 1.35V 7
RS Stock No. 804-7707
Mfr. Part No.KVR16N11S8/4
BrandKingston
PHP2,527.25
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Desktop 4 GB - 1600MHz DDR3 DIMM PC3-12800 240 1.5V 11
RS Stock No. 758-6716
Mfr. Part No.TS128MSQ64V6U-i
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Laptop 1 GB - 667MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-5300 200 1.8V 5
RS Stock No. 804-7713
Mfr. Part No.KVR16N11/8
BrandKingston
PHP6,528.99
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Desktop 8 GB - 1600MHz DDR3 DIMM PC3-12800 240 1.5V 11
RS Stock No. 804-7717
Mfr. Part No.KVR16LN11/8
BrandKingston
PHP6,255.22
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Desktop 8 GB - 1600MHz DDR3L DIMM PC3-12800 240 1.35 V, 1.5 V 11
RS Stock No. 798-9632
Mfr. Part No.TS256MLQ64V8U
BrandTranscend
PHP3,179.40
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Desktop 2 GB - 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 774-3098
Mfr. Part No.CT2KIT25664AC800
BrandCrucial
PHP5,312.26
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Laptop 2 x 2 GB - 800MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-6400 200 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 804-7701
Mfr. Part No.KVR16LN11/4
BrandKingston
PHP4,020.76
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Desktop 4 GB - 1600MHz DDR3L DIMM PC3-12800 240 1.35 V, 1.5 V 11
RS Stock No. 804-7757
Mfr. Part No.KVR16LS11/8
BrandKingston
PHP7,335.64
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Laptop 8 GB - 1600MHz DDR3L SODIMM PC3-12800 204 1.35 V, 1.5 V 11
RS Stock No. 774-3105
Mfr. Part No.CT12864X40B
BrandCrucial
PHP3,052.27
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Laptop 1 GB - 400MHz DDR SODIMM PC-3200 200 2.5V 3
RS Stock No. 774-3139
Mfr. Part No.CT102464BF160B
BrandCrucial
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