Upgrades in Lenovo® ThinkPad SL410
Learn how to check for upgrades in Lenovo ThinkPad SL410
There are some components in your Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 that can be upgraded to improve its performance. Unlike the desktops, the upgrading process in laptops is a difficult task taking into account the necessary time and the costs required by this task. The easiest and the most affordable upgrade is its RAM memory. But, before you decide to upgrade one of your laptop components you might have some important things in mind, and you have to follow some critical steps otherwise you can damage your laptop seriously.
Details regarding upgrades in Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 are discussed in the following points:
- General Details
The Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 is a 14” notebook with an Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Celeron processor and a 4500M or an integrated graphics 4500MHD card. It comes with 320 GB of hard drive space; it has a 4GB DDR3 system memory, and a six-cell four-hour battery and DVD burner. The 14.0″ anti-glare LED or glossy LED backlight display has a 1366×768 pixel resolution. Components that can be upgraded are: it’s RAM, DVD and its battery. If the RAM does not come from the manufacturer, the rest of components must be original and must be produced only by Lenovo.
Once you have decided which component you want to upgrade, you must consider some steps. Check the vendor’s website if the component can be upgraded. Then check the costs and see if the component is worth the purchase. Consult the technical specifications from the user manual and check what the maximum upgrade level available is for the components of the Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 and what its shipped configuration is. Hardware profiling is very useful in this case, as well. This utility will help you to make a profile of your laptop and of its configuration. Note the differences between the technical specifications and the computer profile. Then read the manual and consult the instructions regarding the hardware and the replacement of the components. After completing all these steps, you can decide what you want update in your computer and what the costs are.
Doubtless compatibility is the critical factor in upgrading components in your laptop. Every upgrade must be compatible with your machine or computer otherwise it will not work. If you have decided to upgrade your laptop RAM consider the fact that installing a more RAM will not increase your laptop speed. To increase your laptop speed you must increase the amount of your system RAM. It will be wise to consult your laptop manufacturer to see if there are upgrades available for your Lenovo ThinkPad SL410.