RAM

What is RAM?
Random Access Memory or RAM is a type of computer memory or storage. RAM is a piece of hardware within your computer that temporarily stores and retrieves data. It is also referred to as main memory, primary memory, primary storage or internal memory.
Essentially, RAM is your computer’s short term memory. It stores all of the data that your laptop or computer is currently using so that you can access programs and multitask without any delays.

What’s the difference between RAM and a hard drive?
RAM is short term memory and only holds information temporarily. Once you have switched your device off, all of the data stored within the RAM will be lost. On the other hand, a hard drive is the long term or permanent memory within your computer or laptop. It retains all information even when powered off.

Why is RAM so important?
RAM is important because it can impact the performance and day to day operation of your device. Acting as short term memory, RAM allows you to open multiple programmes that require greater processing power without impacting on the performance of your machine. When higher capacity RAM with a faster speed is installed within your device, the quicker your computer will run and accomplish tasks.

How much RAM do you need?
RAM is commonly available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB or 32GB options. 4GB of RAM is typically found in entry level laptops and notebooks, while a system with 32GB of integrated RAM will be suitable for a computer or laptop required for complex photo and video editing, compositing and simulation. If you want to play games, 16GB of RAM is recommended to prevent the game from lagging or freezing.

What is DDR3 and DDR4?
DDR is a type of memory. DDR stands for Double Data Rate, and the number represents what type it is; type 3 or type 4. DDR3 RAM has been in use since 2007, while DDR4 was introduced in 2014. DDR3 provides a higher speed that previous iterations (DDR2 and DDR) and is still commonly available. DDR4 RAM is usually more expensive than DDR3 RAM, but has a higher speed and efficiency. DDR4 RAM uses less voltage but greater transfer rates than DDR3 RAM.

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Description Price Desktop/Laptop Capacity Industrial Speed Memory Class Memory Socket Module Type Pins Voltage CAS Latency
RS Stock No. 187-9340
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-4GSS3CIK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD91.26
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Laptop 4 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9327
Mfr. Part No.M2SK-4GMJ6C05-C
BrandInnoDisk
SGD512.59
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Laptop 4 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-6400 200 1.8V 5
RS Stock No. 187-9336
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-4GSSN5IK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD74.46
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Laptop 4 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9323
Mfr. Part No.M2SK-1GMDAC06-M
BrandInnoDisk
SGD62.08
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Laptop 1 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-6400 200 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 187-9342
Mfr. Part No.M4U0-4GSSVCIK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD91.26
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Desktop 4 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 DIMM PC4-2666 288 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9326
Mfr. Part No.M2SK-2GMF6C06-M
BrandInnoDisk
SGD113.56
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Laptop 2 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-6400 200 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 187-9333
Mfr. Part No.M3S0-8GSSULQE
BrandInnoDisk
SGD134.58
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Laptop 8 GB Yes 1866MHz DDR3L SODIMM - 204 1.35V 13
RS Stock No. 187-9337
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-8GSSO5IK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD180.98
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Laptop 8 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9322
Mfr. Part No.M1UF-1GMC2C03-J
BrandInnoDisk
SGD147.25
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Desktop 1 GB Yes 400MHz DDR DIMM PC-3200 184 2.6V 3
RS Stock No. 187-9332
Mfr. Part No.M3S0-4GSJULQE
BrandInnoDisk
SGD88.49
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Laptop 4 GB Yes 1866MHz DDR3L SODIMM - 204 1.35V 13
RS Stock No. 187-9339
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-AGS1O5IK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD264.13
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Laptop 16 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9338
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-8GS1N5IK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD140.23
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Laptop 8 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9328
Mfr. Part No.M2UK-1GMF7C06-M
BrandInnoDisk
SGD62.08
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Desktop 1 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 187-9329
Mfr. Part No.M2UK-2GMFQC06-M
BrandInnoDisk
SGD110.21
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Desktop 2 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 187-9330
Mfr. Part No.M2UK-4GMJQC05-C
BrandInnoDisk
SGD478.47
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Desktop 4 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 DIMM PC2-6400 240 1.8V 5
RS Stock No. 187-9331
Mfr. Part No.M3S0-2GSJELPC
BrandInnoDisk
SGD50.10
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Laptop 2 GB Yes 1600MHz DDR3L SODIMM - 204 1.35V 9
RS Stock No. 187-9344
Mfr. Part No.M4U0-8GS1VCIK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD128.89
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Desktop 8 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 DIMM PC4-2666 288 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9345
Mfr. Part No.M4U0-AGS1WCIK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD244.10
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Desktop 16 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 DIMM PC4-2666 288 1.2V 19
RS Stock No. 187-9325
Mfr. Part No.M2SK-1GMF5C06-M
BrandInnoDisk
SGD59.80
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Laptop 1 GB Yes 800MHz DDR2 SODIMM PC2-6400 200 1.8V 6
RS Stock No. 187-9341
Mfr. Part No.M4S0-8GS13CIK
BrandInnoDisk
SGD128.89
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Laptop 8 GB Yes 2666MHz DDR4 SODIMM PC4-2666 260 1.2V 19