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Default My Dell 1012 8gig ram? - 02-10-2011, 09:42 PM

i have just used the Dell Support center and it says i have 2gig in my laptop but will support up to 8gig.

has anyone tryed putting more in the 1012?

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Default 02-10-2011, 10:03 PM

dont even waste your time/money...the Mini's max out @ 2gb......the processor will not handle more than 2gb

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Default supported memory - 02-11-2011, 01:43 AM

I saw this somewhere, too. Thanks for clearing it up. Why would Dell say the mini 1012 can hol 8GB if it can't?

Here's where I saw my mini can hold 8GB Ram

Dell Support Center: System Information
Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:06:34 PM
System SummaryProductInspiron 1012BIOS Version StringA07Operating SystemNameMicrosoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)Build Number7600DirectX Version11Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHz (CPU:0)NameIntel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHzCores1Threads2System MemoryTotal Physical Memory2.00 GBMaximum Supported Memory8.00 GB

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Default 02-11-2011, 02:17 AM

If I recall correctly from a previous thread about this, the support tool correctly realizes that the 1012 accepts up to 2GB per slot... but it also incorrectly thinks the 1012 has 4 slots.

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