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Windows 7: Memory Question

01 Mar 2010   #1
MonthOLDpickle

64 W7 Pro
 
 
Memory Question

I am having not much lucky finding out what I need to know. Dell forum isn't helping either.

I have a 4 year old Dell Inspiron E1705. I have W7 Pro 64x and wondering if I can go over the 2GB I have of memory. It would definitely help for PS/CAD.

Where can I find this out?


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01 Mar 2010   #2
nekkidtruth

Windows 7
 
 

Unfortunately no, you can't. According to Dell's specifications on this machine 2GB is the maximum RAM.
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01 Mar 2010   #3
MonthOLDpickle

64 W7 Pro
 
 

Why would they limit such a thing =(
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02 Mar 2010   #4
ForeverZero89

Win7 HP x64
 
 

it would be a motherboard limitation. 5 years ago 2gb RAM was only on high end pcs, most people just had 128 - 512.
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02 Mar 2010   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can run the Crucial Scan. Maybe it tells you something different - although I doubt it. It is probably time for a new Computer.
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02 Mar 2010   #6
Muad Dib

XP Pro & Vista Home Premium (x86); Windows Ultimate 7600 x64 Retail
 
 

It is limited by design.

From the Dell E1705 Tech Specs.


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If it is just needed to surf, email and edit docs you can run it until it dies a natural death...

Otherwise, upgrade and donate it to a friend/charity. Your "hand-me-down" may be an "upgrade" for them.


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