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Windows 7: ram upgrade

24 Feb 2010   #1
foresttodd

windows 7
 
 
ram upgrade

hi there

I've a dell inspiron 530, i've upgraded my system to windows 7 64bit, i prevously had vista 32 bit, but my system upgraded without any hitchs, I currently have 4 gigs of ram it's ddr 2 667mz pc2 5300, I wonder if it is possible to upgrade my ram, and if so, how much will it upgrade to?

thank you

forest


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24 Feb 2010   #2
Spidey1976

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

You can upgrade as high as your motherboard will allow - check here though for some thoughts before adding much more: possibly senseless upgrade, can I take advantage of it?

I run 8gb and have yet to go over 50% use
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24 Feb 2010   #3
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

That model maxes out at 4gb with four 1gb dimms. Here's how the specs in one older cnet review list those for memory.

RAM

Installed Size 2.0 GB / 4.0 GB (max)
Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Speed 667.0 MHz
Memory Specification Compliance PC2-5300
Form Factor DIMM 240-pin
Features Dual channel memory architecture
Configuration Features 2 x 1 GB

http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/del...-32953389.html
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