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Inside the ASUS Eee PC 1201T

In Figure 11, you can see the bottom hatch opened, giving access to the only memory socket of the unit. So, there is no way to install a second memory module. ASUS didn’t inform how much memory the Eee PC 1201T supports. Another problem is that you can’t enable dual channel memory access, since there is only one memory socket.

ASUS Eee PC 1201TFigure 11: Memory socket

In Figure 12, you can see the 2 GB DDR2-800 (PC2-6400) Hynix memory module that comes installed in the product.

ASUS Eee PC 1201TFigure 12: Memory module

In order to access the motherboard and even the hard disk drive, it is necessary to completely disassemble the netbook. The first step is to remove the keyboard. Then, removing the top cover, you can access the motherboard, as you can see in Figure 13. The chipset and the CPU are on the other side of the motherboard.

ASUS Eee PC 1201TFigura 13: The Eee PC 1201T motherboard

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Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master’s degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.