DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Inspiron 530 System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 4

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

How much memory your Windows OS will recognize depends on which version of Windows you are running. 32-bit versions of Windows will see (and utilize) only 3GB or 3.5GB. To utilize more memory, install a 64-bit version of your OS. More information about OS memory maximums can be found here.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

Graphics Card:

PCI Express x16 Graphics

External Connector: 15-hole connector

Graphics Card A circuit board fitted to a computer containing the necessary video memory and other electronics to provide a bitmap display. Adaptors vary in the resolution (number of pixels) and number of colours they can display, and in the refresh rate they support. These parameters are also limited by the monitor to which the adaptor is connected.

512MB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

512MB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT700769
  • Module Size: 512MB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 64Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Inspiron 530
 $14.99
Qty:

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      4.0

      1G memory upgrade

      By g8475

      from vero beach fl

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good diagnostic tool
      • Increases Speed

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        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530 System:

        Very simple and inexpensive fix that did wonders for my pc.

         
        4.0

        Memory Upgrade

        By Momma Songbird

        from Jeusp, GA

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        • Fast
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            Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530 System:

            This was a great site to use. They do not try to sell the most expensive item that you need. They give you options. I brought 2 512mb. [...] I would use this site again.

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            5.0

            512mb

            By CDC 2010

            from New Jersey

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            Pros

            • Increases Speed
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              Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530 System:

              great product. simple install.[...]

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              4.0

              very pleased with the product I ordered

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              from Chicago Ridge, Illinois

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              • Helped greatly

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              Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530 System:

              I was very pleased with how it helped my computer move along quicker.

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