The Memory Specifications of a Gateway W340UA

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The Memory Specifications of a Gateway W340UA
Laptop memory modules are referred to as SODIMMs. (www laptop image by Photoeyes from

The Gateway W340UA is a notebook computer. This computer typically came outfitted with 1 GB of RAM.

Type of RAM

The Gateway W340UA laptop requires PC2-5300 RAM. The rate of data transfer on this ram is 5300 MB or 5.3 GB per second.

Speed of RAM

PC2-5300 modules have a frequency of 667MHz. Thus, it also is referred to as DDR2 667. DDR2 stands for double data rate x 2. The frequency is based on the speed of the front side bus of the computer's system board.

Module Density

PC2-5300 is available in 512 MB, 1 GB and 2 GB capacities.

Number of Slots

The Gateway W340UA has two slots available for RAM modules.

Maximum Capacity

The greatest quantity of RAM that can be added to the Gateway W340UA is 4 GB, in the form of two 2 GB PC2-5300 RAM modules.


Laptop RAM units are known as small outline dual in-line memory modules (SO-DIMMs). The SO-DIMMs for the Gateway W340UA must be 200-pin modules. Pins are the gold connectors on the bottom of the RAM module. These are the mechanisms that link the RAM to the system board. The modules for the Gateway W340UA should be non-ECC and unbuffered RAM.

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