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Dell Dimension 4600C Upgrade

I have a dell computer and would like to upgrade the RAM to 4GB. I know that each slot can only take a maximum of 1GB and there are 2 slots. Can I increase this maximum by upgrading some other part of ...
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I need help unlocking my Dell Inspiron (N7110) BIOS (Version: A13)

Can some please help to unlock the features for Dell Inspiron 17r (N7110). The latest revision of the BIOS is A13 and can be found at; ...
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2answers
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Changing RAM in Laptop

I have a Dell Vostro 2520. I am planning to upgrade the amount of RAM to 6GB. My laptop has a Core i3-2328 processor and is currently running Windows 7 ultimate , but after the RAM upgrade, I plan to ...
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2answers
134 views

Memory speed discrepancy between spec, BIOS and diagnostics

I have a new Dell Precision M4800 computer - the memory for it was spec'd at 1866MHz. When I ran the Dell built-in (to the BIOS) diagnostics, though, it reported the memory speed is 1600MHz. This ...
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1answer
68 views

Dell Poweredge 2850 RAM

Dell reports that 8GB is the max but Windows System spec tool indicates 16GB possible. Has anyone actually been able to add more than 8GB to this motherboard and actually have it report more than 8GB ...
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1answer
38 views

Dell Inspiron mini 10v hand while playing hd video

I have the problem of Dell Inspiron mini 10v while playing hd video. So recently i have upgraded the RAM to 2 GB DDR2 but still there is no improvement while playing HD video, both sound n video ...
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1answer
77 views

Memory Management problems with new Dell XPS Laptop

I recently bought the latest and "best" Dell XPS 15 with preinstalled Windows 8.1. In the two weeks I am using it now, there have been a lot of application crashes, unexpected system shutdowns and ...
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1answer
72 views

Dell PowerEdge 1950 RAM compatibility

I have a PowerEdge 1950 for non mission-critical usage that I'm planning to upgrade with more RAM. From my understand the RAM provided are ECC-buffered. May I know would it be compatible with non-ECC ...
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349 views

Installed new memory, dell laptop, bios posts (recognizes memory), windows won't load

I have a Dell Latitude e6520 that had 2X4GB memory. I found on sale 2X8GB crucial memory, which my IT buddy said the specs match and should work. It has an intel i7-2620 processor with windows 7 x64. ...
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91 views

Dell Dimensions 4100, unable to boot into Windows

I'm having some trouble trying to get an old system of mine up and running again. A bit of information about it: Running Windows XP; Two Hard Disks (Both working fine, was able to access files on ...
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0answers
447 views

My Windows 7 64-bit is reluctant to use all 8GB. Why?

The computer recognizes all 8GBs of RAM. When using some memory hogging applications, the computer would barely pass 4GBs of usage. Things I've tried: I reseated the sticks with not much luck. ...
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1answer
218 views

Dell XPS 12 Duo with 16 or 32 gigs of ram?

The Dell XPS 12 Duo has two SO-DIMM slots (at least according to the dell tech i talked to). Dell only lists up to 8 gigs of ram supported, but does anyone out there know whether or not I could use a ...
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1answer
135 views

Two RAM modules with different Frequencies

I have a Dell laptop which I bought 3 years ago. its a First gen i7 and its absolutely working fine. Since i use softwares like Photoshop Illustrator and Dreamweaver. I want to upgrade the RAM. I ...
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2answers
3k views

Upgrading RAM in Dell Optiplex 380 [closed]

I've Dell optiplex 380 machine and I've 32bit Windows 7 ultimate OS on it with DDR3 2*2GB RAM on it. I want to upgrade my machine to use 8GB RAM with 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS and want to install ...
0
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1answer
928 views

How do I determine the maximum RAM installable in a Dell Inspiron 15R SE?

I'm looking for a new laptop and the Dell Inspiron 15R SE seems a pretty good fit for my requirements. However, I can't find the maximum RAM capacity anywhere in the spec. It seems Dell don't ship ...
3
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2answers
1k views

RAM issue with Dell XPS 1640

I have this laptop from 2009 N07X1604 STUDIO XPS 16 : INTEL CORE 2 DUO T9900(3 MEMORY : 4096MB (2X2048) 1067MHZ DDR3 DU As you see, it comes with 2 modules of 2gb 1067MHZ DDR3. Now I have searched ...
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1answer
202 views

Will adding extra RAM in my computer speed it up?

I have a 5 year old Dell Inspiron 530 desktop computer which is slowly grinding to a halt. Someone told me if I put extra RAM in it will speed it up. On the motherboard, there are four slots but only ...
2
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2answers
177 views

Using all 12 DIMMs on a Dell T610 server

I have a Dell T610 server with 2 processors and 6 slots of RAM for each. I only have 1 processor installed. Can I install RAM in all 12 slots or will it only recognize the RAM if that processor is ...
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2answers
1k views

Upgrading RAM in a server [Dell poweredge T610]

While this may come off as yet another ram question it is slightly different in what I have seen covered. I've updated my own RAM before, but this is throwing me off for two reasons. One, it is a ...
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1answer
99 views

How is my system capable of using more RAM than stated in its specification?

I have a Dell GX520 Optiplex model (mini tower) and upgraded the RAM from 1GB to 4GB. Although the Dell specification states 2 DIMM slots Non-ECC dual channel shared DDR2 SDRAM system memory (400 ...
5
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1answer
249 views

Compaq RAM that does not fit into Dell laptops

So I pulled out this weirdo SODIMM RAM stick from a Compaq laptop, and much to my suprise it's slit is at a little different point, and so it does not fit into our other Dell laptops. Is it a ...
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1answer
186 views

should a dell optiplex 170l support one memory module?

I am setting up a Dell Optiplex 170l for a friend. Currently the system is running 256 MB for Windows XP. I would like to get them a 1 GB module. I am not sure from the documentation website if the ...
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2answers
370 views

RAM Limited to 256MB while 4GB installed

I have a Dell PowerEdge 800 running, with 4 1GB RAM modules installed, totaling 4GB. But while doing POST, it displays a message saying "Amount of Memory Limited to 256MB" and checking System Monitor ...
2
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2answers
654 views

RAM upgrade, what options are suitable? [closed]

I have a Dell GX520 optiplex model (mini tower), and I want to upgrade its RAM. I currently have 1GB RAM and I want to upgrade to 2GB. All I know about RAM is its capacity, and I've heard about ...
0
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1answer
755 views

Upgrading the RAM in a Dell T3400

I have a Dell Precision T3400 with Windows 7 x64. It has 4 RAM slots in 2 banks. Currently, slot 00 (bank 0, slot 0) and slot 10 (bank 1, slot 0) have 1 GB PC2-6400 Dell RAM each. (ServerFault won't ...
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1answer
364 views

Enabling Dual Channel mode: do the RAM sticks have to be identical?

My current machine has 3 GB RAM, one 1GB stick and one 2 GB stick. If I buy another 2 GB stick, does it have to be the exact same brand as the 2 GB stick already installed? Or can they be different ...
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1answer
142 views

No >256MiB RAM DIMM for Dell Latitude CPx?

IIRC, the Dell Latitude CPx takes 144 pin SO DIMMs PC100, yes? If so, I can't seem to find any memory greater than a mere 256M? Are these not made in greater capacity, is there another module I can ...
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1answer
236 views

Are these three brand new sticks of RAM really dead?

I'm working on a Dell Dimension 4700 desktop for a friend. It came with 512MB of DDR2 RAM (two sticks of 256MB). One morning, it started blue screening on startup with no helpful error messages. It ...
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4answers
434 views

Suggested RAM for inspiron 1720 [closed]

I have a inspiron 1720 with 2gb ram, what kind of ram should I buy, I want to get 4gb. i'm running windows 7 on it. Do I have to buy 4gb or should there be empty slots? Any links would be ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Does Failed Data Bus Stress Test mean bad RAM stick or motherboard?

I have encountered an error when running a memory test. Does a failed "Data Bus Stress Test" mean a problem with the RAM stick, or with the motherboard/chipset? Or could it be either? (ie: is the ...
3
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4answers
5k views

I have 4GB of RAM installed but only 2GB are useble?

In the BIOS it says 4096MB, so the BIOS detects it. However Windows 7 only lets me use 2048MB. What's the problem?
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2answers
590 views

PC4200 Memory in Dell Precision T3400?

Is there any way to get PC4200 (ECC) memory to work in a Dell Precision T3400? The company purchased this machine a few months ago for us for dev work, but spec'ed it with 2GB of RAM. That doesn't ...
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3answers
695 views

Ram capacity of my computer

2 years ago I bought a Dell Dimension 9200 desktop computer as a high end gaming computer (at least, back then it was a top of the line computer). The computer was ordered with 4GB of RAM, but came in ...