Are G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) (F3-8500CL7D-8GBRL) compatible with Inspiron 560?
Based on the recommendation in http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19524134.aspx, I bought these, but I get double beep error code, which corresponds to "No RAM". I've seated them correctly, so installation was not a problem.
Perhaps Inspiron 560 cannot house a 4GB rams?
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Dell Inspiron 560 offers two memory module sizes that can be used in memory slots: 1 GB and 2 GB. These offerings allow memory configurations as follows:
I have on my computer Inspiron 560 MT Memory : 4096MB (4x1024) DDR3 Dual Channel
I read maximum memory is 8GB = (4x2GB). But i want be sure :
Can i replace with memory module size 8GB ?
4GB Kit (2x2GB) Memory RAM Upgrade for Dell Inspiron 560 (DDR3-1333MHz 240-pin DIMM)
It has 4 SLOTS AND 8 GIGS MAX RAM. MAX DIMM SIZE IS 2 GIGS NOT 4 OR 8.
MAX RAM IS 8 NOT 16 OR 32 GIGS.
Specific DDR3 1600 dimms work fine.
DDR3 1600 11-11-11-28 timing
You cannot use ECC or REGISTERED or buffered or QUAD rank high density ram.
DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.5V • 256Meg x 64 •