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Mlke9876
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Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 3650 Desktop. I bought some Dell RAM on eBay and have a problem installing it. After inserting the RAM and plugging in everything, I turn on the PC. The power button that is usually white flashes orange and it doesn't start up. Nothing on the screens. So, did I buy the right kind of RAM? Its 2x8GB 1600mhz PC3-12800 UDIMM 240 pin. The number matches the one on Dell's website for my Inspiron (SNP66GKYC/8G.) I can't attach pictures because the limit is 1000kB and mine are all 1.45M+. The only difference I see in the two types of RAM is the new says 2Rx8 and the old says 1Rx16. Is that my problem? Please reply. Thanks

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speedstep
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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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1Rx16  Is high density Ram.  Max Ram on this system is 16 gigs.

Crucial 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB) DDR3L-1600 UDIMM

CT7968586

  • DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • 1024Meg x 64 •

  • upgrade for Dell Inspiron 3650 system.

 

 


 

You CANNOT MIX Density nor can you mix Ranks.

You CANNOT MIX RDIMM with UDIMM

Registered Ram Does not work.

PRODUCT NAME: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM MEMORY MODULE

PRODUCT TYPE: RAM MODULE

PART NUMBER: SNP66GKYC/8G

MANUFACTURER: DELL

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

MEMORY SIZE: 8GB

MEMORY TECHNOLOGY: DDR3 SDRAM

NUMBER OF MODULES: 1 X 8GB

MEMORY SPEED: 1600 MHZ

MEMORY STANDARD: DDR3-1600/PC3-12800

SIGNAL PROCESSING: UNBUFFERED

ERROR CHECKING: NON-ECC

CAS LATENCY: CL11

PIN COUNT: 240-PIN

VOLTAGE: 1.5V

FORM FACTOR: UDIMM


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Mlke9876
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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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I might be able to send pictures if you contact me. (Not sure how that works.)

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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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Mike9876,

Apologies, I have edited my post with corrected information.

We cannot speak to non-Dell memory. Below are the validated memory sticks for this model 

"The 2Rx8 will not work.". The RSL shows an 8GB 2RX8 memory stick =

VR648 8GB,1600MHz,2RX8,4G,DDR3L,U,1Gx64,2RX8,8K,240 Pin,Dual Rank,Unbuffered,1.35v,Non-ECC
3X41T 2GB,1600MHz,1RX16,4G,DDR3L,U,256x16,8K,240 Pin,Single Rank,Unbuffered,1.35v,Non-ECC

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Mlke9876
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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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Hi, thanks for your reply. So the RAM I bought won't work? 2Rx8? It is Dell RAM just bought from eBay.

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speedstep
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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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1Rx16  Is high density Ram.  Max Ram on this system is 16 gigs.

Crucial 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB) DDR3L-1600 UDIMM

CT7968586

  • DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • 1024Meg x 64 •

  • upgrade for Dell Inspiron 3650 system.

 

 


 

You CANNOT MIX Density nor can you mix Ranks.

You CANNOT MIX RDIMM with UDIMM

Registered Ram Does not work.

PRODUCT NAME: 8GB DDR3 SDRAM MEMORY MODULE

PRODUCT TYPE: RAM MODULE

PART NUMBER: SNP66GKYC/8G

MANUFACTURER: DELL

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

MEMORY SIZE: 8GB

MEMORY TECHNOLOGY: DDR3 SDRAM

NUMBER OF MODULES: 1 X 8GB

MEMORY SPEED: 1600 MHZ

MEMORY STANDARD: DDR3-1600/PC3-12800

SIGNAL PROCESSING: UNBUFFERED

ERROR CHECKING: NON-ECC

CAS LATENCY: CL11

PIN COUNT: 240-PIN

VOLTAGE: 1.5V

FORM FACTOR: UDIMM


Report Unresolved Customer Service Issues
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I do not work for Dell. I too am a user.

The forum is primarily user to user, with Dell employees moderating
Contact USA Technical Support






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Mlke9876
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RE: Did I buy the right kind of RAM?

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Hi, thanks for your reply. I bought Crucial RAM from above. I'm returning my Dell RAM. I'll close this Thread.

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