sdmclean
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Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

Just bought this used and want to beef it up. I need to know

Whats the highest CPU i can put in WITHOUT having to change the motherboard or Bios.

Max Ram

And what r my memory options. ( Wanna plug in an SSD)

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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

Hi sdmclean,,

Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 has the following processor options available.

1. i3-2310M

2. i5-2410M

3. i5-2520M

4. i5-2540M

5. i7-2630QM

Different Intel Core i7 processors come with 2, 4 or 6 cores. The i7-2630QM processor compatible with your system is a quad core processor.

Note: Dell does not offer processor or motherboard upgrades after sales, nor does Dell recommend upgrading the processor or motherboard in any given system. Therefore, Dell cannot support systems in which the motherboard or processor has been upgraded through third-party services or products. In case you upgrade the processor, the hardware warranty on the system would be void.

Please reply in case of any further issues. I will be glad to assist.

Thanks and Regards,
Dell-Mohammed S
Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status: http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers: http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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sdmclean
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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

ok, what r my options with ram and storage?

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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

Up to 8G total system RAM and any 2.5" 9.5 mm or slimmer SATA notebook drive (SSD, HDD, SSHD) you wish.

Just be sure you know what you're in for before beginning a drive replacement - the mainboard has to come out, 

<<www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0OM7cothHU>.

requiring a total system teardown on this model.

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sdmclean
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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

okay, took my laptop to geek squad and they swapped out the drives. when i got home i installed Win 7 but now its saying that the drivers for Ethernet Controller, Network Controller, PCI COm Controller, SMI Bus Controller, and USB Controller are not installed.

Another issue is that i bought an 8gb stick of ram but its saying that only 3.41 of it is useable.

HHHHEEEELLLLPPPPPPP!

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sdmclean
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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

ok, figured out that the reason the ram was cut off was because i installed a 32bit instead of a 64bit OS. All I need to know now is why the drivers are no longer working.

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RE: Dell Inspirion N5110 i3 model upgrades

Hi sdmclean,

You can download the drivers using the following link

http://dell.to/1A9th0t  

Note: Select the operating system before you download the drivers.

Thanks and Regards,
Dell-Mohammed S
Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status: http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers: http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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