SODIMM (small outline dual in-line memory module) is a type of computer memory that is used in latest notebooks, ultrathin laptops and tablet pc that provides high performance and increased bandwidth, if compared to DDR3 memory modules.
SO-DIMMs made in a smaller form factor to fit devices and delivers up to 50 percent increase in performance while saving up to 40 percent power.
DDR4 SODIMM are optimized for green computing. This means they will radiate less heat and provide better performance, even in overclocked modes. They used 72-pin connectors, consumes less power and required only 1.2V.
Most commonly all notebooks and laptop PCs use SODIMM memory modules. Newly designed laptops have in-built DDR4 SODIMM.
To find out the difference between DDR4 and DDR3 SODIMM memory modules, just locate the position of the notch. DDR3 RAMs have the tilted notch from one side while in DDR4 it is in the middle just beneath the error control chip.
Moreover, some DDR4 SODIMMs provide ECC functionality, included temperature sensors and have Plug N Play features making it easy to maximize the speed of your machine.
This is the most common question asked by users when buying or upgrading a PC. Nowadays, latest laptops have built in 8GB of RAM, and some older models have at least 4GB or 2GB RAM only.
It depends on how many programs you want to run at the same time, if you want to upgrade or buy RAM Memory for your laptop, or high-performance gaming system, DDR4 SO-DIMM is the ideal solution to enhance the stability and also extend the battery life.
If you are looking for a large amount of RAM for upgrade laptop memory or small form factor PC, browse our wide selection of DDR4 SO-DIMMs which are available in 4GB to 16GB capacities from top brands including Crucial, Samsung, Micron, Kingston, Hynix and more.