Re: upgraded to latest bios, inspiron 530 quad, still cant see 8gb ram
I also have the Dell Inspiron 530 with your same situation. After upgrading to 64 bit win 7 and updating the bios to current version i was able to install 6gb of ram in mine. Using 2x2gb sticks and 2x1gb sticks of ddr2 ram 800 mhz. So it is possible! I think the bios upgrade will only allow you to use 2gb sticks but no more.