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Or, the Dell Precision line of laptops - pricey and known to be desktop 
replacements (but without the extra PCI-e/x card slots).

There may be other brands, I just haven't looked around lately.


On Sat, 13 Dec 2008, Tom Metro wrote:

> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> The only laptop I *know* supports more than 4GB are the latest MacBook
>> Pros..., because I've seen 6GB kits for them (apparently, 8GB still isn't
>> doable, probably due to space needed for the larger DIMM). But
>> theoretically, any laptop with the same chipset should be able to
>> support the same... I think that's about as much help as I can (try to)
>> be.
>> Heavy virt is about the only reason I'd need more than 4GB for a laptop.
>> I've actually got many kvm guests installed on mine, but I rarely run
>> more than 2 or 3 at a time, so w/each allocated 512M, the 4GB I've got
>> in my laptop is more than enough.
>>> 2. Even if the manufacturer doesn't claim support for > 4 GB, the
>>> ability to support higher density memory chips is often just a matter of
>>> a BIOS change. The problem is that BIOS updates to support hardware
>>> beyond what was shipped is less likely in a notebook.
>> --jarod
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