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Memory upgrade for Samsung R530 (NP-R530)

(Topic created on: 23-05-2020 02:01 PM)
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Emilumin
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Hi everyone,

 

I have a Samsung r530 laptop that I would like to upgrade (RAM) in order to upgrade it to Windows 10 (since Windows 7 is no longer supported).

The issue is how much can I add,I have seen a max. 8GB RAM upgrade on some sites and a max. 4GB RAM upgrade on others.

 

Finally has anyone tried to upgrade this model to Windows 10? How was your experience like?

Please let me know,

 

Thanks!

 

Emilumin

 

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Yes you can put an ssd and upgrade the ram. However i would not advise to do that that is a 70ish euros and that cpu will still be a bottleneck.

I would not upgrade to windows 10. You can put the ssd in the speed up your current windows 7 installation, but if you go onto 10 the cpu will have a hard time. It will not run awfully badly, but worse than it runs now.

Have a nice day

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Hi, it depends on the sub sku usually after the r530 comes another code which indicates the model "variation".

There are like the r530jt50 which is different from the r530-aaxx to give and example.

Which cpu do you have in?

I would still not advise you to upgrade to windows 10, the system will be heavier and an ssd swap is also adviced however the cpu will be quite a bottleneck.

Just stay on windows 7.

Let me know

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Emilumin
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Hi Archer,

 

Thanks for the reply. It's the NP-R530-JA04UK

 

For the CPU it's a Pentium T4300 2.1 Ghz.

 

I'm keen to keep Windows 7 though I'd like to use it for occasional photo editing and my other notebook can't cope.

 

Should I only upgrade the SSD or both RAM & SSD?

 

Thanks,

 

Emilumin

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Yes you can put an ssd and upgrade the ram. However i would not advise to do that that is a 70ish euros and that cpu will still be a bottleneck.

I would not upgrade to windows 10. You can put the ssd in the speed up your current windows 7 installation, but if you go onto 10 the cpu will have a hard time. It will not run awfully badly, but worse than it runs now.

Have a nice day

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thank you

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