DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 (910) Netbook

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device type: netbook

Your Inspiron Mini 9 (910) 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: 2GB
Slots: 1

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

Chipset:

Intel 945GSE 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, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT885015
  • Module Size: 2GB
  • 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 Mini 9 (910)
 $35.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System
 
4.7

(based on 56 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (50)
  • Reliable (38)
  • Fast (26)
  • Increases speed (16)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (25)
    • Multiple desktop applications (15)
    • Multimedia (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (32), Power user (23)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (52), Business (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect

    I upgraded my Dell Inspiron mini with this memory. It ran well with 1GB but since I am running Ubuntu on it and didn't want to use swap (to minimize write to the solid ...Read complete review

    I upgraded my Dell Inspiron mini with this memory. It ran well with 1GB but since I am running Ubuntu on it and didn't want to use swap (to minimize write to the solid state HDD) I wanted 2GB of RAM for the times when 1GB wouldn't be quite enough. It easily installed and the BIOS found it immediately.[...] it was very easy to install and worked perfectly right away. If you have a Dell Inspiron Mini I highly recommend this memory upgrade.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not usable in Ubuntu-powered Mini 9

    Dell has compiled their version of the Ubuntu kernel for the Mini 9 in such a way that it cannot use more than 1 Gig of RAM. Installing a 2 Gig memory module will not...Read complete review

    Dell has compiled their version of the Ubuntu kernel for the Mini 9 in such a way that it cannot use more than 1 Gig of RAM. Installing a 2 Gig memory module will not increase the amount of RAM available to the OS unless you recompile the kernel.

    This module works flawlessly under Windows or versions of Ubuntu not pre-installed by Dell.

    Reviewed by 56 customers

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    5.0

    Great customer service!

    By Doc

    from Idaho

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

      This PC is used to run a stock trading platform. Thus, increased performance was needed and achieved by adding RAM and minimizing TSR activity. I love using Crucial because they are "next door" and shipping is almost instantaneous.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      grea product working fine

      By Jay

      from Fayetteville, NC

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • No Instructions Included

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

      I only use this system occasionally, but it is working as intended. I am very satisfied.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Easy installation and no operational pro

      By BOB

      from Jefferson, GA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

        Increased RAM memory of Dell MINI from 1MB to 2MB. Performance appears to be better but DELL MINI is still a DELL MINI.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        upgrade for dell mini 9 netbook

        By Danonano

        from Toronto

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

          good way to cheaply improve speed and perfomance of my atom netbook. should extend the useful life for a while. should have bought it sooner

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          3.0

          OK not great

          By Anonymous

          from Texas

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                Plugged into my Dell mini and had no issues installing. Followed YouTube. However, did not notice tremendous speed difference when going from .5 gig to 2.0 gig, which was disappointing, but not sure crucial could have done much, so not their fault, maybe mine for expecting too much.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Simple to install, worked the first time

                By Mountain

                from Todd, NC

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to configure
                • Easy To Install
                • Improved performance
                • Reasonably priced

                Cons

                • Crucial no help tracking
                • USPMI mislabeled the pack

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                  Easy to install. Priced right. Improved performance.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  Worked like a charm...the 2nd time...

                  By AK

                  from San Francisco, CA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                      I can't tell you if this increased the speed of the mini but it works! Although the first unit sent by crucial did not work, when i contacted their customer service they gave me specific directions for an exchange and I received another [...]. So definitely kudos to their return/exchange department![...] Seems to work fine but the mini is only used for web surfing and not running multiple apps so I can't say if it's increased my speed. Also, it's pretty easy to install!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      Easy to use website

                      By Berky

                      from Palm Springs, CA

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Easy to order

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                        Easy to install, improved performance

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Great addition to the mini 9

                        By Chico

                        from Cardiff, CA

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Easy to order
                        • Easy to use
                        • Fast
                        • Large Capacity

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                        I wanted to make sure I had the best performance from my Mini 9, and the increased RAM helped. Crucial delivered fast, and a perfect match for the system. Also, it was very easy to install!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        very simple to do

                        By swellis

                        from Milan, Illinois

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Fast
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 System:

                            very easy to intall, [...]......I would do it again.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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