DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 1526 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Inspiron 1526 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.

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT807960
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • 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 Inspiron 1526
 $71.99
Qty:

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Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System
 
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      5.0

      Performs as expected

      By CapnJack

      from New York

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System:

        I upgraded a Dell Inspiron 1526 from 2 to 4 GB and it really sped things up. Can't offer any specific metrics on the improvement, but I'm satisfied. Install couldn't be easier.

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        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Fast Delivery

        By Score670

        from Rock Falls, IL

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed
        • Large Capacity
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multimedia

          Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System:

          This was easy to install on my laptop and it was delivered faster than I expected. Really happy with the performance upgrade to my laptop computer!!

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          5.0

          The memory for my Dell computer

          By danapdx

          from Portland, OR

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1526 System:

            It worked great and much lower cost than the Dell website....

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