DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Inspiron 1420 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 2

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 2 - 3Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 2 - 3Gb/s

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.

Chipset:

Intel PM965 chipset

Chipset is a set of integrated circuits that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a single task.

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT699807
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Inspiron 1420
 $71.99
Qty:

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Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (5)
  • Reliable (4)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (3)
    • Multiple desktop applications (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (5)

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    4.0

    Satisfied with quality and speed

    By Mike

    from DC

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

      Enhanced memory for VISTA PC

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      [...] Drop in Easy.

      By Nanook

      from Moorpark, Ca

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fast
      • Like a new machine
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

        Turned my lazy Dell 1420 into a fire breathing machine! Thank you!!!!

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        • Personal
         
        5.0

        it works great

        By Matt

        from cincinnati,OH

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

        • There is no cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

        I had no problems at all with the ram.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Great value

        By Brian

        from US Military Base in England

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

          This is Great value RAM. It performs as expected

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Buying Experiences

          By Wilnis

          from Davenport, Iowa

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multimedia
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

            I have made several purchases through the last 2 years and all have been great. Easy website to navigate, all items correct, and I couldn't be happier.

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            • Personal

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