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I am looking to upgrade my laptop's (model is dell inspirion n5110) memory from 4 gig to 8 gig used corsair memory finder got these one CMSX4GX3M1A1600C9.Now my question is will it be compatible with my present 4 gig stick of samsung ?

here is the cpu-z report



CPU-Z version 1.63.0





Number of processors 1

Number of threads 4





Processor 0

-- Core 0

-- Thread 0 0

-- Thread 1 1

-- Core 1

-- Thread 0 2

-- Thread 1 3





ACPI timer 3.580 MHz

HPET timer 14.318 MHz

Perf timer 2.436 MHz

Sys timer 1.000 KHz



Processors Information



Processor 1 ID = 0

Number of cores 2 (max 8)

Number of threads 4 (max 16)

Name Intel Core i5 2450M

Codename Sandy Bridge

Specification Intel® Core i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Package (platform ID) Socket 988B rPGA (0x4)


Extended CPUID 6.2A

Core Stepping D2

Technology 32 nm

TDP Limit 35 Watts

Core Speed 2893.6 MHz

Multiplier x FSB 29.0 x 99.8 MHz

Stock frequency 2500 MHz

Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, VT-x, AES, AVX

L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L2 cache 2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L3 cache 3 MBytes, 12-way set associative, 64-byte line size

FID/VID Control yes



Turbo Mode supported, enabled

Max non-turbo ratio 25x

Max turbo ratio 31x

Max efficiency ratio 8x

Max Power 56 Watts

Min Power 24 Watts

O/C bins none

Ratio 1 core 31x

Ratio 2 cores 29x

Ratio 3 cores 29x

Ratio 4 cores 29x

TSC 2494.7 MHz

APERF 2893.7 MHz

MPERF 2478.2 MHz






Northbridge Intel Sandy Bridge rev. 09

Southbridge Intel HM67 rev. B3

Memory Type DDR3

Memory Size 4096 MBytes

Channels Single

Memory Frequency 665.2 MHz (1:5)

CAS# latency (CL) 9.0

RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD) 9

RAS# Precharge (tRP) 9

Cycle Time (tRAS) 24

Command Rate (CR) 1T

MCHBAR I/O Base address 0x0FED10000

MCHBAR I/O Size 19456

MCHBAR registers


Memory SPD



DIMM # 1

SMBus address 0x52

Memory type DDR3

Module format SO-DIMM

Manufacturer (ID) Samsung (CE00000000000000)

Size 4096 MBytes

Max bandwidth PC3-10700 (667 MHz)

Part number M471B5273CH0-CH9

Serial number 004BF117

Manufacturing date Week 47/Year 11

Number of banks 8

Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts

EPP no

XMP no

AMP no

JEDEC timings table CL-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC @ frequency

JEDEC #1 5.0-5-5-14-19 @ 380 MHz

JEDEC #2 6.0-6-6-17-23 @ 457 MHz

JEDEC #3 7.0-7-7-20-27 @ 533 MHz

JEDEC #4 8.0-8-8-22-30 @ 609 MHz

JEDEC #5 9.0-9-9-25-34 @ 685 MHz

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If your system is not listed on our memory finder then I would check with the OEM of your system to be sure it will support 8.0 Gig modules. The Chipset and CPU should support it but the system manufacturer may not have included BIOS support for higher density memory modules.
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