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Question Dell mini 10v maximum ram frequency??? - 09-24-2009, 01:58 AM

I have just ordered my dell mini 10v on dell.com and I want to upgrade the ram, but what is the maximum frequency supported by the dell mini 10v?

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Default 09-24-2009, 01:05 PM

There is no maximum frequency - the 10v will run the memory at 533MHz even if the memory is rated faster than that.


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Default 09-24-2009, 01:21 PM

You will find though that some memory (namely Kingston HyperX) has lower Latency timings, such as CL4, as opposed to the more common CL5.

I don't think that anyone has categorically proved yet that this will result in a faster performance, but in theory it should do... that is what I am going for anyway!

If you are in the U.K. you might like to have a look at my other posts regarding this!


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Default 09-24-2009, 01:39 PM

As Holmes and Montala have stated, the Mini can only run RAM at 533MHz...

using lower latency RAM may have minor improvements, but nothing that will be noticeable


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Default 09-24-2009, 06:15 PM

However, higher-end RAM may run cooler - you want RAM with a voltage spec as low as possible.


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Default 09-24-2009, 06:24 PM

If I use that Hyper X 2GB memory, will that make my machine run any hotter than the original 1GB memory than come with the machine?

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Default 09-24-2009, 06:44 PM

Probably not. If that's the kind that's intended for use in netbooks, it supposedly runs cooler.


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Default Intel chipset specs - 09-25-2009, 01:05 AM

Thats weird, I've seen on the intel chipset datasheet:

http://download.intel.com/design/pro...hts/309219.pdf

on page 23:

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1.1.2 System Memory Support
• Supports single-/dual-channel DDR2 SDRAM
• Maximum Memory supported: up to 4 GB at 400, 533 and 667 MHz
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Default 09-25-2009, 01:17 AM

Wrong chipset. We have the 945GSE. Section 1.5 indicates that it supports the same features as the 945GMS with the exception of TV Out. If you look at section 1.4.2, for the 945GMS, you'll see (emphasis mine):

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System Memory Support
• Supports single-channel DDR2 SDRAM only
Maximum Memory supported 2 GB
• Memory Channel Topologies supported:
— Single-channel with 1 SO-DIMM only (up to 1 GB)
— Single-channel with 1 SO-DIMM (up to 1 GB) and Memory Down (up to 1 GB)
• Support for DDR2 at 400 MHz and 533 MHz


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Default 09-25-2009, 02:02 AM

Ohh, now I see... Thank you.


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