On Vista Home Premium Notebook, Will I get a Performance boost from adding 2 GB RAM?

I own an HP Pavilion dv9000 that came with 1GB of Ram. I have added another gig bringing it up to 2GB. But I can replace the 2 existing RAM sticks with 2GB sticks.

If I boost it up to 4GB can I expect a performance increase? If so, is it enough to make the purchase worthwhile? Thanks


Specs: AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-50 1.60 GHz

32 bit Vista home premium

120 GB SATA hard drive

Nvidia Geforce go 6150

9 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Absolutelly, I bout an acer with 1 bg it was ok for 2 hours then slow haha I sold it with XP and then I bought another with 3gb and runs great!!

  • 3 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Of course, Vista works better with 2 or greater RAM

    Check Compatibility before upgrading!!

    Source(s): iguate
  • 1 decade ago

    I upgraded my laptop from 1GB of RAM to 3GB of RAM and it increased my speed HUGELY. I would strongly recommend upgrading, however your operating system (Vista) is only 32-bit so can only read 3GB of RAM. However I would still upgrade from 2GB to 3GB of RAM (1GB+2GB sticks). This will still give you a performance increase.

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  • 1 decade ago

    i'm guessing its the 32 bit edition in which case it will only use 3 of the 4gb of ram

  • 1 decade ago

    When adding ram to a pc, you upgrade it s performance.

    However, you should know that in windows with 32bit you will have no more than 3.2GB ....

    If you had 64bit you pc would use every mb from your ram...

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Log into www.crucial.com and scan the system to find out the ram type and what you can add

  • 1 decade ago

    Yes... especially if you do many things at once... Surf while copying/pasting into a Word document, downloading, etc...

  • 1 decade ago

    yes up gradation will do gud 4 u

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