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Introduction

The RAM is the part that collects the data for the computer. You will want to replace this because the computer is running slow. Replacing the RAM will allow the laptop to run faster.

Parts

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  1. Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement, Back/Underside Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the laptop upside down.

    • Make sure the laptop is turned off.

    • Use a T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove the ten 3 mm long screws from the perimeter of the back of the laptop.

  2. Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Open up the information panel door (on the middle of the back side).

    • While holding the door open, use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the two 10 mm long screws.

  3. Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully lift the 2 corners of the back panel close to the hinge upwards, to release the whole panel.

    • Do not force the panel off. If it does not come off easily, try to use a plastic spudger where it is stuck.

  4. Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement, RAM: step 4, image 1 of 2 Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement, RAM: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • There are 2 separate RAM sticks.

    • Gently push down on the 2 outside tabs of the RAM stick you want to replace.

    • While still pushing down, gently push the tabs outwards, causing the RAM stick to flip up.

  5. Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell XPS 15 9550 RAM Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Firmly grasp the RAM stick from the flipped up edge and gently pull out, to release the RAM stick.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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What type ram do you replace it with? Could you post a link?

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