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.

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

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT768335
  • 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 1420
 $71.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System
 
4.9

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (7)
  • Fast (6)
  • Increases speed (6)
  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (10)
    • Multimedia (3)
    • Multiple desktop applications (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (9), Power user (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (11)

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    5.0

    Easy to install

    By svillee

    from Berlin, NH

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Large Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

      I upgraded from 1 GB to 4 GB with no problem.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Quick and easy

      By JD

      from Washington, DC

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

            Easy to find and order correct components

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great performance & price

            By Anderai

            from Berkeley, CA

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Flawless
            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

            • No Instructions Included

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multimedia

            Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

            As long you know to install them without dameging with static everything is ok!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great Product and fast delivery

            By Herb

            from Trout Run, PA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

              Ordered and received faster then expected. Had it installed and machine running in less then 10 Mins. Worked great. No problems at all. Reccomend this dealer and will buy from them again.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              I'm very satisfied.

              By Jamaica Lady

              from Ohio

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                  My first time to install memory. Very easy.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  No problem

                  By Bob

                  from Ypsilanti MI

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy installation
                  • Fast
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance

                    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                    None.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Just as described, perfect new RAM!!!!

                    By jdog

                    from Wausau, WI

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Large Capacity

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance
                      • Multiple desktop applications

                      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                      Easy to install and made my computer faster right away. Went from 1 GB to 4 GB. There was some problem with Windows Vista and start up that the recovery disc fixed in under and hour and now things are super...it's like we have a new computer! Would definitely use crucial again.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      Great product

                      By Andrew

                      from Maryland

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Increases Speed
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                        Easy to install and works great

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Improve the computer performance

                        By CarrascoPR

                        from San Juan, PR

                        About Me Power user

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Increased Performance

                          Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                          Improve computer performance significantly

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                           
                          4.0

                          I'll buy this product again if needed

                          By None

                          from Federal Way, WA

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Increases Speed
                          • Reliable Performance

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Increased Performance

                          Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Inspiron 1420 System:

                          Web pages open faster than before the upgrade.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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