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My friend has an Acer Aspire 5600, with 1GB RAM, I was wondering what sort of 1GB RAM stick I would be looking for to buy to upgrade it without physically opening up the case to look, as it's for a birthday present and would be suspicious if I asked to open it up. :P Thanks.


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Up to 2GB / 4GB max using DDR2 533 soDIMMs.
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