Inspiron 530 Linux Experience

So recently I purchaed a Dell Inspiron 530 with Core 2 Quad CPU.  According to Dell this computer can only take up to 4GB of memory but it always has the intel G33 chipset and according to intel it should be able to do up to 8GB of memory. From looking at the motherboard it looks like its a OEMed Foxconn G33M motherboard but of course Dell put their own bios and did not solder in 2 of the sata connectors.  If you go into the BIOS you can see 6 SATA connectors but on the physical board itself it… Continue Reading