Install 8GB of RAM in Intel PM965 Chipset

In my quest to keep upgrading I was greatly disappointed to see the specs for my 2007 HP Pavillion dv2500 laptop was a maximum of 4GB of RAM.  I had already upgraded it to that much, and need to upgrade another laptop in the house – nothing I love more than the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone.  Through research I learned that the limit is actually based on your processor chipset, mine an Intel PM965.  However both the specs for the chipset, and Crucial still tell me 4GB max.  I didn’t believe it and enough of the Googles told me that: chances are it will support 8GB.

Proof is in the picture, slapped them in, started up, and I’ve got 8GB!  For RAM I have had the best luck and least problems with Crucial memory, and you can get through Amazon cheaper than crucial.com, and Prime shipping:Crucial CT2KIT51264AC667 8GB (4GBx2) 200-pin SODIMM DDR2 PC2-5300 Memory Module

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