DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 1526 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Inspiron 1526 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 GM965 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: CT807977
  • 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 1526
 $71.99
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Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System
 
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5.0

on time and worked fine

By Andrew

from Ohio

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased Performance

    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System:

    worked fine

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    3.0

    worked great for a while

    By Jimmy

    from Mckee, Ky

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

    • Died after a year

    Best Uses

    • Multiple desktop applications

    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System:

    for some reason this ram worked great for about a year now but now every time i boot my computer i get a bsod or a bios warning saying my system memory has changed so i went into the bios and it had "installed memory 4096mb usable memory 512mb video memory was 128mb i think that is imposable concitering each chip is 2gb and if only one died it would show 2048mb so that means both chips burned out partly at the exact same time
    and yes i have tried reseating the memory and nothing helped so for the time being im running on 2 512mb chips and have removed these completely and the system seems to be working great now oddly is the memory test dell has didnt show up anything wrong with the 4gb

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