DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Inspiron 530s System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 4

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

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.

Graphics Card:

PCI Express x16 Graphics

External Connector: 15-hole connector

Graphics Card A circuit board fitted to a computer containing the necessary video memory and other electronics to provide a bitmap display. Adaptors vary in the resolution (number of pixels) and number of colours they can display, and in the refresh rate they support. These parameters are also limited by the monitor to which the adaptor is connected.

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT763011
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • 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 530s
 $19.99
Qty:

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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System
 
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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (5)
  • Reliable (4)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (6)
    • Multiple desktop applications (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (7)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (6)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Almost a new computer

    By cchrane

    from Blanket, Texas

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Great instruction video
    • Increases Speed
    • I Replaced It Myself

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

      This upgrade gave new life to my old computer. I was considering a new purchase. However for $30 I am very satisfied with the speed that my computer has now. Web pages load so much faster.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      SO far so good

      By Warren

      from Arizona

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Large Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

        so far so good

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        delivered as promised

        By bobv007

        from griffith,In

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gaming
          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

          It performed as expected

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great RAM

          By Mick

          from Marion, IN

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

          Adding 2 of these has made my 4 year old Dell act like a brand new computer. This doubled up my RAM. The speed of opening programs, cruising the Internet, and uploading and downloading pictures are now a WOW factor!!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          I would BUY from Crucial ANYTIME!

          By THE DANCER

          from MARBLE FALLS, TX.

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

            the most promt service of any ORDER, I had ever made and product worked just great!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            yes you need more than 1GB for vista

            By Thomas

            from Fort Collins, CO.

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increases Speed

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

              I'm not savy with the lingo or specs, but I knew I had a problem. The downloadable scan worked out what parts I needed and what I didn't. Installation was easy. running vista on 1Gb of ram was diabolical - fixed by crucial. performance gain staggering even with my little dual-pentium CPU. runs sweet as.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              5.0

              Couldn't have been easier.

              By Tom

              from Lovington, IL

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Increases Speed
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

                GREAT is the word. Crucial scanned my system then told me what memory to order. Ordered max. Received quickly, easy install, works fantastic. Nothing better! Thanks.

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                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Recently purchased 4 gig of PC2-6400

                By Jkelsay

                from Wichita, KS

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multiple desktop applications

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 530s System:

                  Thier website found which memory I needed and gave me 3 to choose from. Also told me the max my system could hold. They were dead on accurate! My computer has never ran better, and now my AutoCad loads faster and runs more stable than I thought possible! Thanks Guys!!!!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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