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Help required (RAM) Dell Laptop

by Harris1982 / March 4, 2016 6:08 AM PST

I am trying to upgrade a Dell Latitude D630 Laptop, it has 2GB of RAM already installed (under the keyboard) the slot on the back is empty, so I thought I would put another RAM stick and boost the RAM. I purchased a couple of 1GB RAM sticks from a dealer on ebay who stated the RAM was not new, but had been tested as working fine. I have put both these RAM sticks in (separately of course) lol, but nothing seems to have changed, the system still says there is 2GB of memory. what am I doing wrong? Please help.

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Next time try Crucial.com
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2016 9:02 AM PST

But be aware that some upgrades aren't worth it. Example. During last black friday I snapped up a 4GB dual core Intel 15.6 inch laptop for $129.99. It was faster than an old 630.

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exactly what ram did you purchase?
by renegade600 / March 4, 2016 9:11 AM PST

without knowing what exactly was purchased, there is no way to tell you what you are doing wrong. for exsample is it ddr2-667 sodimm or some other. we need the full description.

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exactly what ram did you puechase?
by Harris1982 / March 4, 2016 12:48 PM PST

The item sent to me was Samsung 1GB 2R x 16 PC2-5300S-555-12-A3, M470T2864073-CE6 0835, DDR2 DIMM 144 PIN.
Hope this helps clear up the confusion, sorry for not including clearer info before.

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Does that match what Crucial.com or Kingston offers?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2016 1:16 PM PST
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Buy this RAM
by usmanfarrukh7 / March 6, 2016 3:44 AM PST

Post was last edited on March 6, 2016 5:11 AM PST

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