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T460s ram upgrade - confused by slots in use

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T460s ram upgrade - confused by slots in use

#1 Post by JayNYC » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:04 pm

Hi, I have an i5 T460s and I want to max the RAM.
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I understand I have 2 slots, one of which is soldered. CPU-Z shows Slot 1 with 4GB module size, but Slot 2 as empty.

I am confused as to how much of my 8GB ram is actually soldered vs. 4GB + 4GB.

Any guidance greatly appreciated.

thanks

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Re: T460s ram upgrade - confused by slots in use

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:09 pm

Based on the T460s Hardware Maintenance Manual, it appears that there's only 1 RAM slot. If CPU-Z detected 1 4GB RAM stick, then it's obvious that the T460s has the other 4GB soldered onto the system board.
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