Upgrading the RAM in your laptop

1 November 2017


RAM is short for Random Access Memory and it is the place where data from running programs and open files resides. Unlike hard drives or SSDs, which are persistent storage devices, the data in RAM is lost after power is shut off. However, RAM offers much higher transfer and access speeds than other types of memory and a sufficient amount of RAM is essential to a modern computer.

Upgrade Possibilities of Neptun Laptops


Laptops get old. We all know this. The hard drive seems ever slower and smaller, the new program you bought needs more RAM than your computer has built in or maybe you want a WWAN interface to be able to work on the road. Luckily, in many laptops some components can be upgraded without the aid of a professional. In this text we will introduce a couple of examples of what can be upgraded on which laptop.

Windows 10 Upgrade

28 June 2016


In July 2015, Microsoft has launched its latest OS, Windows 10, with the offer to move from a genuinely installed and activated Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to the new operating system for free. The offer ends on 29 July 2016 so time is running out to get the free version of Windows 10 that will cost $199.99 resp. CHF 149.95 afterwards.