DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Latitude D830 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Latitude D830 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.

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT758838
  • Module Size: 2GB
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-6400
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-6400 • CL=6 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-800 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Latitude D830
 $35.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (14)

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    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (12)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Fast (8)
  • Increases speed (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (13)
    • Multiple desktop applications (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (13), Casual user (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (16), Personal (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect Example of Simplicity

    With Crucial's System Scan, I knew that I would get the corect memory upgrade. Absolutely no difficulties throughout the process. [...] it took the system longer to verify and check the memory...Read complete review

    With Crucial's System Scan, I knew that I would get the corect memory upgrade. Absolutely no difficulties throughout the process. [...] it took the system longer to verify and check the memory than it did to install. Best upgrade I could have made for my laptop.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    How did my 4gig turn out to be 3.5gig?

    I was realy trying to increase my ram from 2gig to 4gig. After installation and reboot I seem to only have 3.5gig. The laptop is a little faster but I still feel somewhat cheated....Read complete review

    I was realy trying to increase my ram from 2gig to 4gig. After installation and reboot I seem to only have 3.5gig. The laptop is a little faster but I still feel somewhat cheated.

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    5.0

    Underpromised[...]

    By Shafe

    from Dublin, CA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

      Installed easily, but I did have to reinstall it a second time to get my laptop to recognize it.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      3.0

      How did my 4gig turn out to be 3.5gig?

      By TF

      from NY,NY

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

            I was realy trying to increase my ram from 2gig to 4gig. After installation and reboot I seem to only have 3.5gig. The laptop is a little faster but I still feel somewhat cheated.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great!

            By mauicris

            from Maui, Hawai'i

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Large Capacity
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

              Great product at an amazing value. Best price I found in my searches. [...] Can't ask for more than that. I will recommmend this company to others.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              5.0

              Perfect Example of Simplicity

              By Geyser Gazers

              from Livermore, CA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to order and install
              • Fast
              • Increases Speed

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

              With Crucial's System Scan, I knew that I would get the corect memory upgrade. Absolutely no difficulties throughout the process. [...] it took the system longer to verify and check the memory than it did to install. Best upgrade I could have made for my laptop.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              4.0

              just right

              By Col Yogurt

              from Boynton Beach, FL

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                This is another purchase from Crucial that worked out perfectly for me

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Quick, easy memory solution

                By Joe

                from Minneapolis, MN

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast Delivery
                • Increases Speed
                • Reliable Performance
                • System compatible always

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                  I needed additional RAM to process downloads. The solution provided was quick, inexpensive, and worked!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                   
                  5.0

                  Great memory at a good price

                  By The Expeditor

                  from Chippewa Falls, WI

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Fast
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                    The addition memory has improved system and application preformance on the laptop that had them installed.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                     
                    4.0

                    Fast, Exactly what I wanted

                    By SSvenster

                    from Mooresville NC

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Fast
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                    THe Crucial site is my go to to find out what exact hardware is needed and can be installed. Great and reliable resource [...]Always.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                     
                    5.0

                    Piece of cake

                    By Digit

                    from Lansing, MI

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Fast
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                      Hey, it's memory - once it's in, you don't want to have to think about it. And that's how it worked.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                       
                      5.0

                      Fast service easy install

                      By changingtide

                      from North East

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance
                        • Multiple desktop applications

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Latitude D830 System:

                        Used on Dell Laptop. No problems

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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