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What is the maximum memory that can be installed in my Dell Inspiron 531?

Are there compatible processor upgrades for the Dell Inspiron 531?

Thank you

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  • Hi KAGT,

    The Inspiron 531 system supports the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2, AMD Athlon 64, and AMD Sempron™ processors based on AMD's AM2 socket technology.

    The Inspiron 531 system supports up to four GB of memory in four memory slots. The memory speeds supported include 533, 667, and 800 MHz DDR2.

    Please reply for any other queries.

  • KAGT

    These processors are compatible with the Inspiron 531.

    Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 2.7Ghz 65W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8Ghz 89W Windsor
    Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.9Ghz 65W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0Ghz 89W Windsor
    Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.1Ghz 89W Brisbane
    As are the following.
    Athlon 64 X2 4050e 2.1Ghz 45W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 4450e 2.3Ghz 45W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 5800, 3.0GHz, 1MB, Dual Core, 89w

    Prior to upgrading the processor, you need to upgrade the BIOS to the latest version.

    Bev.

     

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  • Thanks a million.

    Have a pleasant day.

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  • Hi KAGT,

    The Inspiron 531 system supports the AMD Athlon™ 64 X2, AMD Athlon 64, and AMD Sempron™ processors based on AMD's AM2 socket technology.

    The Inspiron 531 system supports up to four GB of memory in four memory slots. The memory speeds supported include 533, 667, and 800 MHz DDR2.

    Please reply for any other queries.

  • KAGT

    These processors are compatible with the Inspiron 531.

    Athlon 64 X2 5400+ 2.7Ghz 65W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8Ghz 89W Windsor
    Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.9Ghz 65W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0Ghz 89W Windsor
    Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.1Ghz 89W Brisbane
    As are the following.
    Athlon 64 X2 4050e 2.1Ghz 45W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 4450e 2.3Ghz 45W Brisbane
    Athlon 64 X2 5800, 3.0GHz, 1MB, Dual Core, 89w

    Prior to upgrading the processor, you need to upgrade the BIOS to the latest version.

    Bev.

     

    If my answer was helpful, please use the 'Did this answer the question' and click: Yes
    Forum Member since 2001
    I am not employed by Dell

  • Thanks a million.

    Have a pleasant day.

  • Thank you

  • i have 5gb of ram in mine and have heard it supporting up to 8

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    Bev. 

     

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