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Windows 7: ram upgrade

24 Feb 2010   #1

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


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24 Feb 2010   #2

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

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, W10 Preview - Second remote tower Windows 7 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.


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
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