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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT766229
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-6400
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-6400 • CL=6 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-800 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Inspiron 1420
 $39.99
Qty:

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Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System
 
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        5.0

        Easy to install. Works great

        By rick

        from richmond

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

            Appears to do just what I wanted--raise the efficiency so I don't have to buy a new computer.

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            5.0

            Adding memory

            By Carol

            from Hastings,MN

            About Me Casual User

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            Pros

            • Increases Speed

            Cons

            • No Instructions Included

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              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

              The additional memory really increased the speed of my computer and it installed quickly and no problems.

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              5.0

              Great memory

              By Acertijo

              from Puerto Rico

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              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • Reliable Performance

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                • Multiple desktop applications

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                Great memory and easy to install

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