Inspiron 1000 RAM Upgrade


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Rob

I read a bunch of posts about the supposed maximum limit on the amount
of RAM a Dell Inspiron 1000 can take, eg:
http://groups.google.com/group/micr...iron+1000"+maximum+ram+512MB#501f55994c4dd8d3

I prevaricated for a while but eventually decided to bite the bullet
and bought a 1GB stick of RAM.

To my surprise it worked! The BIOS registered 1280MB RAM (256MB built
in + 1024MB on the chip). When I booted into XP it told me I have
1.18GB of RAM (I'm not sure why it's 1.18 instead of 1.25 but
presumably it's just an artifact of rounding).

I used 1GB PC2700 333MHz DDR SO-DIMM RAM from newegg:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231141

The brand of my RAM is GSkill. ("We are GSkill. Great Skill in Memory
World!")

Hope this helps someone else with the same problem.
 
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Bruce Chambers

Rob wrote:
p.general/browse_thread/thread/85787660d4e73ab6/501f55994c4dd8d3?lnk=st&q=%22inspiron+1000%22+maximum+ram+512MB#501f55994c4dd8d3
I prevaricated for a while .....


And what, precisely, were you lying about?

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/prevaricate

http://thesaurus.reference.com/browse/prevaricate


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