Can you add more RAM to a Dell Precision 3551?

In this post we will show if you can upgrade memory on your 2020 Dell Precision 3551 and what are the configurations that available for your device.

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Dell Precision 3551 RAM Upgrade

Can you upgrade the system memory or RAM in a Dell Precision 3551 (2020)?

System Memory or Random Access Memory (RAM) is a temporary memory used by the central processing unit (CPU) to store information that the operating system (OS) and software applications actively use for faster reading and writing. When a system doesn't have enough RAM or memory, it will use a slower SSD or traditional hard disk drive that makes the system run slower. So the more RAM your Dell Precision 3551 has, the more tasks it can handle simultaneously, resulting in more responsive and faster performance.

The Dell Precision 3551 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Dell claims that the Dell Precision 3551 supports up to 64GB of 2933 MHz DDR4 memory. Here are the memory configurations on Dell Precision 3551.

  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2933MHz
    • Memory Type: ECC or Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB

For more information, check out the Dell Precision 3551 specifications here.

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