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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

forest

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24 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

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

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

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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