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Topic # 189174 19-Dec-2015 10:17
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Just put 2x 4GB SODIMM's into a Dell Latitude E5510 and it won't boot up. Starts thing to load windows then BSOD with RAM related errors like BAD_POOL_HEADER and PFN_LIST_CORRUPT.

Only starts up with the previous 2x 1GB modules, even though the BIOS recognises the new memory.

Can't google a compatibility list for the E5510 but can't see why it shouldn't work, any ideas?

Kingston - KVR13S9S8/4  4GB PC3-10600 CL9 which should work fine, any ideas or just return the RM to vendor?


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  Reply # 1453418 19-Dec-2015 11:01
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Try each stick of ram one at a time. Try each new stick with an old stick.  See if there is a BIOS update. Process of elimination really.

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  Reply # 1453448 19-Dec-2015 12:19
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Some OEM's can be very picky. HP is the same, if it is not on the list, it doesn't work. Follow lxsw20's advise above or try send an email to dell support. Otherwise try online RAM providers like the crucial ram scanner.

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  Reply # 1457486 26-Dec-2015 18:04
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Cheers for that, I'll get some "proper" RAM and try again.

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  Reply # 1457565 26-Dec-2015 21:57
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I have some of this "Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3-1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) 204-Pin SODIMM Notebook Memory CT2KIT102464BF160B / CT2CP102464BF160B"

Yours for $120 plus shipping

Brand new unopened.

I was going to use it in a QNAS but scored a free Acer which is doing me fine for now.

CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440


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