What does onboard memory mean?
The onboard RAM is soldered onto the motherboard so it cannot be removed. In 20 years of building computers I have only ever had 1 stick of RAM go bad, and that ends up causing continuous BSODs. The one SODIMM you will be able to replace with a larger DIMM for 12 or 20GB RAM total.Oct 10, 2019
What soldered memory means?
Soldered means, it´s not replaceable and already a part of the system. So the only option available for you would be upgrading with a single 4GB (DDR2 3 or 4 RAM, depending on the supported RAM modules of your system) or if already 8GB are recognized by your operating system, you can´t upgrade more than that.
Is T14 RAM soldered?
The ThinkPad T14 (Gen 2) comes from the factory with either 8GB or 16GB of DDR4-3200MHz RAM soldered to the motherboard. There is also one free SODIMM slot inside that’s fairly easy to access; this is where you’ll be focusing the upgrade.
What does 4GB onboard 4GB DIMM mean?
Onboard means that the RAM is soldered on the board. So you have one slot filled with 4GB RAM and another 4GB soldered on board (8GB in total). In case you want to upgrade the RAM memory in the future you will have only one slot.