Posts Tagged ‘Ultrabook’

How To Upgrade the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro’s Wireless Card

September 2nd, 2014 96 comments

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is a terrific 2-in-1 Windows 8 Ultrabook. It has a gorgeous display that you can interact with in fun and unique ways. It was even voted the best Ultrabook in a recent Lifehacker reader poll. Unfortunately, Lenovo chose to include a wireless card that doesn’t match the rest of the Yoga 2 Pro’s performance and modern appeal.

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Patriot 8GB PC3-12800 (1600MHz) Ultrabook SODIMM

June 11th, 2013 No comments

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Patriot Memory for Ultrabook

When I got a hold of a Toshiba U925t Ultrabook with Windows 8, one of the first things I looked to do was upgrade its memory from 4GB to 8GB. When I upgraded laptop memory in the past, I typically looked at density and frequency. If given the choice, I also went with a lower CAS latency. What I’d never considered before was the voltage. Since Ultrabooks typically use low-voltage processors, it makes sense to pair them with low-voltage memory. Patriot was one of the first to market with a memory upgrade specifically designed for Ultrabooks. I received a sample of the 8GB PC3-12800 SODIMM (PSD38G1600L2S) for testing and have been very pleased with the results.

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