Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook ?

I want to upgrade my memory. my current memory is 2x256mb pc2 3200. what is the max limit of memory can i have? is it per slot or total? if i get pc2-5300 is it backward compatible to pc2-3200? anyone with memory upgrade experience would be greatly appreciated. thank you

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2GB is the maximum - for this you will replace both DIMMs with a 1GB DIMM.
\015\012You can't use PC2-5300; either PC2-3200 or PC2-4200 will work.
You can have a maximum of 2GB in that laptop 1x1GB in each slot, the ram speed is PC3200, PC5300 is too fast so the bios will not recognize it as the maximum is only 400MHz, stick to the PC3200 for each stick.
Ask for SODIMM DD2 SDRAM, PC3200 2x1GB, i also recommend Kingston as the ram manufacturer.

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