Dell :: Throw Away Old Memory

Oct 23, 2009

Dell Inspiron 6000. Upgraded memory from 512MB to 2GB Ram. Is there any point of me saving these sticks or should i just throw them away?

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Dell :: Memory Speed Affecting Windows Experience (memory Operations)

Oct 13, 2008

A friend just showed me his new Dell Vostro lappy. He has 4 GB of DDR2 800mhz memory on it when compared to my 4 GB of DDR2 667mhz memory on my XPS 1530

However, under his windows experience score - he gets 5.9 score for memory operations while I just get a 5.1. I can't believe that a couple of hundred mhz can result in such a drastic difference.

Is there something optimized for his system but not for mine?

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HP EliteBook 8540w :: Identifying Correct Memory Slot For RAM Upgrade To Enable Dual Channel Memory

Jan 12, 2015

I just purchased a used Elitebook 8540w with i7 quad core and four memory slots (I love it!).  It is running 64 bit Windows 7 Professional  It came with one 4gb memory module and I purchased an additional 4gb module to bring total RAM to 8gb.  
 
I have the HP document that shows for two 4gb memory modules, one should be in memory slot 1 and the other in memory slot 3 for correct functioning of dual channel memory.  All set right?
 
Not quite.  In the Elitebook 8540w, the primary memory slots under the keyboard are clearly labeled "1" and "2"  However, the expansion memory slots on the underside of the chassis are also clearly labeled "1" and "2"  Opps!  There is no "3" and there is no "4"  In which of the unfilled three slots do I install the second 4gb module for correct functioning of dual channel memory?

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Acer TravelMate 6493 :: Usable Memory Is Less Than Memory Installed

Oct 18, 2014

i having the Acer TravelMate 6493, originally it have 2GB of Memory. Recently, i have addin additional 2GB, mean that currently the system is having 4GB of Memory.

in the BIOS, showing the system is installed with 4GB of Memory, but when come into the windows, it show 4GB installed (2.90GB Usable) .....

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Dell :: XPS 16 (Bluray And Memory)...

Apr 10, 2010

I have been hearing that the read/playback performance of the bluray drive on this laptop is terrible. Some say that it stutters all the way through an entire movie and it is very loud. Is this true? My second question is about the $375 charge for upgrading from 4GB RAM to 8GB RAM. Is it overpriced? Also, how easy is it to upgrade the RAM on the XPS 16?

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Dell :: XPS 1530 Memory

Mar 6, 2009

What is the difference between these? The only thing i can see is a 50 dollar larger hole in your pocket...There cant be anything different is there?

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Dell :: Memory Confusion

May 29, 2010

I have a 1640 with 6G of RAM installed, however when I run CPU ID CPU Z,

it is reporting my DRAM frequency at 532 instead of 1066 MHZ.

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Dell :: Memory Upgrade

Nov 6, 2009

I have a 2.5 year old E1705 notebook. I'm going to upgrade to W7 soon and in the process I thought I'd upgrade my memory from 2GB to 4GB.

I ran Dell's utility from their tech support page and it seems to be the case that the maximum my computer will support is 2GB! Is that possible?

In any case, I ran a diagnostic program (from Dell's utility) and it says my computer has two memory slots, and currently each slot on my computer has "Dual In-line Memory Module 1GB, 533, 128X64, 8K, 200", whatever that means.

I assume the 533 is memory speed (Hz) value. So according to Dell's utility, I am unable to increase the amount of RAM, but I could, for instance, "upgrade" to better chips (i.e., Dell sells DDR2 SDRAM Memory Speed: 800 MHz). Price would be $56.

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Dell :: What Mark Is Your Ram/memory

Mar 21, 2009

I'm with Studio 1535 and strangely for me with:

2 GB Kingston
1 GB Sam sung

on Dell Web my notebook appears as only 2 GB Kingston.

But Kingston is very good ram mark.

Samsung is wide used by HP.

So I guess they both are very good!In my eyes Kingston is better but Sam sung is not bad too. (I doubt my samsung blank little overheat but I don't have issues with my ram till now, so...)

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Dell :: 8 GB Memory On M1730

Nov 27, 2008

I was wondering if anyone had tried putting those G-Skill 4GB memory chips onto a Dell m1730 laptop, and if so, did they notice any major performance gains in doing so.

I use a few simulators at home, especially a Cisco sim called Dynamips which is both a CPU and memory hog, and I also use VMWARE a bit, so I thought I'd see if it's worth the upgrade to 8 GBs of RAM.

Any comments on stability, usefulness, experiences in Vista, etc. getting the system to recognize the full 8 GBs of RAM, etc.

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Dell :: M1210 Memory?

Feb 24, 2009

I was wondering if anyone else here could help me out...I'm needing to buy some more memory for my xps m1210 that's a couple of years old...

what's the best way to go about doing this? should i buy it from Dell or Best Buy or new egg?

also, if anyone knows, is it worth my time to try and install it myself or should i just pay the 40 or whatever to geek squad?

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Dell :: M1730 Ram Memory

Feb 11, 2008

If I get an m1730 with 2GB 667MHz ram memory and I want to upgrade to another 2GB of memory to make it 4GB, do I have to get 667MHz or I can get 800MHz?

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Dell :: More Memory In My 1330

Jun 12, 2009

What memory should I buy to my M1330? I'm looking for 4 GB modules but Dell doesn't have them on their Swedish site. And I assume there are cheaper ones than those recommended by Dell.

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Dell XPS 15z :: Upgrade Ram Memory

Feb 21, 2013

I'm planing to upgrade Ram Memory of my DELL XPS 15z for running some virtual environments. My question it's about the max amount of memory that the laptop support and the compatible memory modules. In some forums I read about 16Gb, but Dell PcCheckup shows 8Gb as the max amount of memory.

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Dell :: Clarification On Physical Memory

Jun 13, 2009

I'm an owner of a sxps 1340 and have the following problem. My system freezes after 5 minutes of operating. It does that 3 out of the 4 times if I reboot. I think this appeared after I installed the videocard update when I received the Dell "Alert".

After corresponding with Dell they advised me to do a system restore, which didn't help. So now I did a factory image restore to bring everything back as initially.

My system has 4GB of internal memory, but if I start task manager I only see 2301MB of physical memory. And my system is using 51% of the total physical memory. This without having installed any programs except the one that came with the factory image.

My question is: Could this be a memory hardware failure?

I've attached a printscreen of my task manager.

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Dell :: M1330 And Turbo Memory

Jan 15, 2009

As far as i know, m1330 support intel turbo memory... but where is the slot to insert the memory?

which improve more, from 2gb to 4gb ram or put a 4 gb turbo memory

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Dell :: Adding Memory To A D620

Apr 18, 2010

I like my Dell D620 so much that I just got another one. I've heard that I should not add an additional 1G module to the existing 1G in this laptop, but rather that it is best to replace the existing 1G with either two matched 1G modules or one 2G module. Is that correct? Seems a shame to toss the 1G that's already in there . . .

Could I add a 2G module to the 1G that's already in there? I'm assuming that the bay will accept two RAM modules.

The OS is XP-Pro, SP3, if that matters.

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Dell :: Studio 17 (1737) Memory, CL6 Or CL5?

May 22, 2009

I have my Dell Studio 17 (1737)

swapped my macbook for it, this one has 2G ram.

going to upgrade on payday to 4G asap!

been looking at Crucial, their memory is CL6 timiing.

is it worth going for CL5 timing ?

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Dell :: XPS M1210, Memory Upgrade

Sep 8, 2009

can i upgrade from 2GB to 3GB or necessarily i have to go to 4G?
tks, Douglas

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Dell :: Quick Memory Upgrade

Jun 9, 2009

I have a Dell Inspiron 9300, about 4 years old. I bought it with 1 gb RAM, and I'd like to extend the life of it by a few months, and make it a little faster.

This is the RAM that dell recommends for my laptop to upgrade:

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/P...x?sku=A0758238

Unfortunately, looking at my order when I first got the laptop, it says this .....

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Dell :: Nvsvc32.exe 400MB Memory

Mar 8, 2008

I am thinking this is something related to the drivers for my video card, nvsvc32.exe seems to be part of the Nvidia drivers.

What I do not understand is why it's currently using up ~40 - 50% continuous CPU and 402,456K of memory.

While svchost.exe is using up the rest of the CPU %.

I used task manager to just kill them both, nothing has seemed to change "stability wise" and they are no long using up that much CPU/Memory.

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Dell :: Swissbit/Micron Memory

Oct 18, 2007

I'm looking to upgrade my M90 to 4GB. Normally I use crucial, but they are charging 190 for 2 x 2GB DDR2 5300 chips.

I've had a look on Ebay and I can get the same for 110. When I asked who made the chips he said "Micron/Crucial chips from Swissbit." To be honest I'm not sure if that means they are made by Crucial or by Swissbit. Anyone know about these?

There was another EBayer who was selling Buffallo chips for 120. If these are well known I may go for these. I'm just a bit wary of buying brands I haven't heard of.

Incidentally, I presume that 1x1GB + 1X2GB will be slower than matching chips (I considered only buying one 2GB stick as I already have 2x1GB, but I seem to recall that the chips need to mirror one another for optimum speed)

I've just noticed the 3.25gb thread which suggests dual channel mode is normally only slightly faster.
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Dell :: Memory Stick = BSOD

Jul 15, 2007

Everytime I put one of those memory sticks (its a sony one) into my m1710 I get a BSOD. I've used the card b4 when I had vista with no problems. I'm thinking now that I'm back with XP, I'm missing a driver or something. I'm not sure which driver I'm supposed to use though...

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Dell :: Xps M1710 And PC2-6400 Memory

Aug 18, 2009

ive read here that some have used PC2-6400 on the m1710, but it will downclock to 667.

ive tried some demo sticks of 2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module http://www.crucial.com/store/partspe...e=CT25664AC800

with the result that:

1. two lights blink, uppercase and scroll lock.
2. then the system will not boot

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Dell :: Question About XPS M1730 Memory?

Sep 1, 2009

why does dell sell 800mhz ddr2 memory if the m1730 dont support it? i have 8gb ddr2 800mhz but bios only sees it as 667. what gives? anyway to change it to 800mhz?

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Dell :: I6400 Memory/Mobo

Apr 8, 2009

so my i6400 came orig with 2x512 ram sticks, one per slot -- recently (i have it it 2+ years) i realized that i was having a RAM issue (BSOD + other windows errors pointed directly to this problem) and ordered 2 x 1 gig sticks of ram from

newegg...when i realized what the problem was i pulled out 1 of the 512 sticks and it worked fine -- without a problem

i recieved the 2 new sticks and put them in, tried to start up, no luck...

tried one stick, worked fine.
(turned off)
tried other new stick, worked fine
(turned off)
replaced the original stick, worked fine.
(turned off)
replaced orig stick #1 with the stick that i thought had died/was bad, worked.

(also dealt with the dell POST? diagnostics -- flashing lock indicators -- which told me there was a problem with the RAM).....

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Dell :: Which 2gb Stick Of Memory Should I Get For The E6400?

Feb 17, 2009

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148233

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134770

or

any of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...nd&Order=PRICE

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Dell :: D430.. Will Faster Memory

Oct 15, 2009

if a lower lat memory module will help in a D430? Normaly I think it would but seeing that you can't upgrade the 1G of onboard memory, I wonder if it would help at all?

And lastly, does anyone know if you can swap in a LED screen from a newer E4200 into a D420/430?

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Dell :: Memory For My Inspiron E1505

Sep 25, 2009

I have a Dell Inspiron e1505 that is a couple of years old. I just bought it from a guy at work and it seems to be working pretty good.

I do a lot of photo editing and while I realize this is not a top machine for this, it works better than what I had. It now has 1G of memory in it and I think that I can up that to 2G max.

What should I be looking for and where is the best place to get it? I would like to buy local, but that may not be the best option as far as price goes.

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Dell :: M1330 Memory Problem?

May 12, 2009

I hav a problem with my laptop in another thread but I though it was fixed. So, the problem is that my laptop doesnt recognize one of the ram card.

When I start the computer some of this cases can happen:

1. Start normally

2.Doesnt start and light the numlock steady and the capslock and arrow is flashing. I need to make a procediment that give me a technician of dell, that is (briefly) removing the ram and put it again,so the computer can start normally. I made it 3-4 times

3. Start but says that memory has changed and now is 2GB instead of 3GB

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