7 Computers You Can Upgrade Yourself

Here is a list of systems that you can add extra memory.

  • Dell Latitude E7270 UltraBook
  • Acer Aspire 5 Laptop
  • Dell T7810 Workstation/Server
  • HP ProLiant DL360p
  • BUFFALO LinkStation 720
  • Lenovo ThinkSystem
  • HP MicroServer Gen10







A small laptop used for Zoom meetings usually comes with 8G. It can use 16G.




These rack mounted servers are used in HA prodution systems. They can hold up to 1.5 T of RAM.




Tablets like this one can be upgraded to 32 G.


PC memory chips are small and snap into place. They look like this:

Be sure to power off before adding.

You will need at least 4 GB of memory:

  • Typical user – 8 GB
  • Power user – 16 GB
  • Professional – 32 GB
  • Virtual server – 64 GB

It is almost impossible to have too much.


Here is what the inside of a PC looks like. There is a lot of dust and wires.

There is a fan directly on top of cpu, and a ventilation fan for whole case.


It takes years to get this bad.


The fan can be cleaned with some compressed air like this: