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Dell Latitude e5510 max CPU and RAM hardware upgrade possibility

Hi,

I have a dell Latitude E5510 with the following specification:

 

Operating System

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

CPU

Intel Core i3 330M @ 2.13GHz 55 °C

Arrandale 32nm Technology

RAM

2.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 531MHz (7-7-7-20)

Motherboard

Dell Inc. 023HKR (CPU 1)

Graphics

Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@59Hz)

W2242 (1680x1050@60Hz)

Intel HD Graphics (Dell)

Storage

238GB Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series ATA Device (SATA (SSD)) 43 °C

931GB Seagate ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB ATA Device (SATA ) 32 °C

Optical Drives

WD Virtual CD 0820 USB Device

Audio

High Definition Audio Device

 

I would like to know whats the maximum processor and maximum ram i can upgrade this to.

Ideally I would like at least an i7 with 16gb ram. I know that Dell specifiy a maximum of 8gb but i believe with a new processor more could be supported.

 

Can someone advise?

 

Kind regards,

Barry

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You need to ask dell what processors are supported by THEIR BIOS. Then, you can select from those, only if your current processor is not soldered to the motherboard (which it may be):

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/47663/intel-core-i3-330m-processor-3m-cache-2-1...

 

The motherboard will dictate what your maximum ram is.

 

For a system this old, in my opinion, it makes little sense to spend time and money trying to upgrade it. I, personally, would spend my money on a new(er) system.

 

And, remember - Windows 7 dies in January 2020.

 

Doc

 

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