DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 9400 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Inspiron 9400 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
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 1 - 1.5Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 1 - 1.5Gb/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 945PM 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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT541053
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Inspiron 9400
 $39.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (11)
  • Reliable (11)
  • Easy to install (8)
  • Fast (6)
  • Large capacity (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (11)
    • Multiple desktop applications (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (13), Power user (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (14), Business (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Fantastic Website

    I know nothing about computers and I installed the RAM with relative ease. Pricing was competitive, and the video tutorial was fantastic. Will definitely be using you again to upgrade my other machine!

    I know nothing about computers and I installed the RAM with relative ease. Pricing was competitive, and the video tutorial was fantastic. Will definitely be using you again to upgrade my other machine!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

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    I really liked the scanning feature and it brought up exactly what I needed to buy after. Great feature!

    I really liked the scanning feature and it brought up exactly what I needed to buy after. Great feature!

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    5.0

    Timely delivery

    By CB

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

      Easy ordering; and fast delivery.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Awesome product great price

      By Mr Simoes

      from Ct

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Large Capacity
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

        Working great on a five-year-old laptop with windows 8

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Worked as advertised!

        By MD

        from Cleveland

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

              Popped it right in, no problems.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              3.0

              ram added now pc won't go enternent

              By a96xz003

              from peachtreecity ga 30269

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Not good

              Cons

              • Pc not working

              Best Uses

              • Make you buy more softwar

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

              dont add if you have a system 32 error it will crash

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Quick, easy and affordable

              By Marilyn the Mail Carrier

              from Ocean Park, WA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed
              • Large Capacity
              • Reliable Performance
              • Very easy to install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                It was very easy to install and now my computer has a bit more "zip" than before. :)

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                EZ upgrade from Crucial

                By speedy now

                from Monroe, NJ

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                  Before this upgrade I was contemplating buying a new computer. The upgrade solved all of my problems and saved me close to $1000.00. It doesn't get any better than that!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  NEW RAM STICKS

                  By MUDDINK5

                  from 34997

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                        THE MEMORY UPGRADE WAS A AWSOME DEAL,MY COMPUTER WORKS BETTER THAN NEW.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Extremely simple

                        By Cturtle

                        from Lake Villa, Illinois

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Easy to order
                        • Good price value
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Simple

                        Cons

                        • No Instructions Included

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                          I installed (2) 1gb components on my 5 year old Dell. Other than the initial loading of the internet explorer page, it is significantly faster. We can view youtube with no waits in streaming and downloading music is much faster. I will upgrade the memory in my other computer now that I know how affordable and easy it is.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                           
                          5.0

                          Memory review

                          By rjoel

                          from Monsey, NY

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Increases Speed

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance

                            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                            Made the laptop perform like it did when it first arrived.

                             
                            4.0

                            Nice product at an excellent price!

                            By ChazMac

                            from Atlanta, Ga.

                            About Me Casual User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Install
                            • Increases Speed
                            • Large Capacity

                            Cons

                            • No Instructions Included

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance

                            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 9400 System:

                            This is an excellent choice in increasing your computers memory, and performance.Very reasonably Priced [...]

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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