If you need to expand your laptop memory, there are not many options. And you actually don’t have to search around so much, Corsair Vengeance DDR3L may be just the right one for your upgrade. First thing you do is of course checking the compatibility with your laptop or NUC mini systems. For this review, we are using our Corsair CMSX16GX3M2B1600C9 memory together with the Intel NUC5i7RYH, equipped with a 5th generation Intel® Core™ i7-5557U processor. Detailed specs.
Installation of new memory modules is very easy. You simply open the box and plug them in. We recommend to unplug the power cord first. After rebooting, the system will find its new memory and you most likely experience some speed boost as well. Adding 8GB or 16GB laptop memory will allow you to multitask between more programs at once and load and edit larger files without having to wait for data to buffer to the drive.
These 1.5 Volt Corsair Vengeance SODIMM kits are designed for notebooks with a 2nd or 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 or Core i7 processor. Many laptops — even those sold as performance systems — come equipped with memory that’s not capable of running at the maximum speed supported by the processor. The reason may be very simple, keeping the final price lower and attractive.