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Question Would you do it? - 07-12-2011, 09:14 PM

Most people on this forum know me and know I have been wanting to upgrade my maxed out 1010 even further to 2gb RAM (it would be one of the VERY few 2gb 1010's out there) and as many know this is pretty much out of the question or too over priced to even think about (my last quote from Dell was $553), I have a source where I can get a 2gb z530 daughterboard (refurbbed) for the 1010 for $160 (shipped...NO TAX)...what do ya think....


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Default 07-15-2011, 05:30 PM

As I mentioned in a PM, I would not sink any more money into a 1010, especially $160 just to add 1GB of RAM.


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Default 07-28-2011, 09:37 PM

My answer would be "maybe" after a little research?
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Default 08-08-2011, 01:28 AM

Heck yeah I'd do it in a heartbeat! $160 shipped is definitely cheap enough to me!

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Default 08-08-2011, 03:07 PM

you can PM me....posting the address is advertising which is not allowed here....


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Default 08-12-2011, 06:09 PM

I have been looking around, and you can get a new or refurbished 1018 on dell outlet for $240-260. That seems to be cheaper than the cost of the daughterboard (not including the 2gb ram module). The 1018 has 2gb capacity and the ram is only $20-30.

Might as well keep the 1010 as a spare and pick up a 1018 for less than the cost of the upgrade. Not sure on the complete spec comparison, but the two machines seem comparable. Most of the complaints on this board are that the 1018 has one less USB slot.

Sucks we can't upgrade the 1010 to 2gb, but I might take a stab at a 1018.

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Didn't see the $160 you mentioned, I heard 350-500 quoted when I called Dell. Still not sure if I would just pick up a new netbook instead.
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Default 08-12-2011, 08:58 PM

well, personally I like my built in TV Tuner which is NOT available on ANY other model other than the 1010 and with the HD screen and all the other options I got, the 2gbis the last piece....and $160 aint bad.....that does include the processor and the RAM, and my friend has a 1012 and it looks a lot more cheaply made than the 1010 and the 1018 is even more cheaply made than the 1012....with no MIC jack and only 2 USB's too, I will keep my 1010 any day, and with 750gb (3/4 terabyte) under 3lbs....not bad


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