DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Inspiron 1525 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 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT776611
  • 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 1525
 $35.99
Qty:

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Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1525 System
 
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      4.0

      Improved performance...easy to install

      By Beachbum

      from Michigan

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1525 System:

      This memory chip was easy to install and was an economical way to speed up my Dell notebook. I may add a second chip.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Affordable upgrade [...]

      By MCS

      from Chatsworth, CA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1525 System:

      I bought this to upgrade my brother-in-law's computer. He is now running Vista with no hassles.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Very Good

      By Rob B.

      from Bayonne, NJ

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fast
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1525 System:

        This was easy to install and made a big improvement in my system performance.

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        • Personal

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