Dell Latitude 5310 SSD and RAM upgrade

How to open and install additional Memory(32GB) and upgrade Solid State Drive(NVMe SSD 1TB) on your Dell Latitude 5310

Good news here is that this Dell Latitude can be upgraded in terms of both RAM and SSD, as we know many of newer laptops do not provide this option. All this means is that You will be able to use your laptop for many additional years and that is always a good thing.

For people who are not able to perform these upgrades themselves will be even worth to bring your Dell Latitude 5310 to local repair shop and they will do all the dirty work for you, still beats buying new laptop every few years. 

As for price of this little upgrade, if you decide to install 32GB of RAM and 1TB SSD as i did on this upgrade then you can consider roughly with $150 dollars, not that bad.. new machine will cost you about $1000 so obviously this is no-brainer.


What can be upgraded on Dell Latitude 5310?

  • NVMe SSD can be upgraded
  • DDR4 RAM can be upgraded


How to open Dell Latitude laptop?

To open Dell Latitude 5310 you will need very standard phillips screwdriver, im sure everyone has one of these in their household. 

Loosen all the screws on the back panel, they don’t come fully out and that’s a good thing because You will have less chance to lose them.

See image below of the screws to be loosen:

Dell Latitude 5310 back cover


Dell Latitude memory and solid state drive upgrade

Will be upgrading this laptops RAM to 32GB and SSD to 1TB NVMe.

  • RAM to be used: Integral RAM 32GB DDR4 3200MHz
  • SSD to be used: Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1 TB

See image below of the location for both DDR4 RAM and SSD:

Dell Latitude 5310 NVMe SSD and DDR4 RAM

Windows operating system needs to be re-installed after upgrading SSD, if you upgrading just RAM then there’s no need re-install Windows.

This laptop works perfect with both Windows 10 and Windows 11.


Here are some specifications for this Dell laptop:

❖ Processor: 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10210U Processor (6MB Cache, 1.60 GHz up to 4.20 GHz, 4 Cores)
❖ Operating System: Windows 11 Pro 64-bit
❖ Display: 13.3-inch Full HD* (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-backlit display
❖ Graphics: Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
❖ Memory: 16GB DDR4 RAM
❖ Storage: 256GB NVMe Solid State Drive
❖ Wireless Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n Dual Band with Bluetooth
❖ Battery: 4-cell 60 Wh Li-ion battery with ExpressCharge technology
❖ Audio: Waves MaxxAudio Pro
❖ 2 x Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.0 / 1 x USB Type-C
❖ HD Webcam (front-facing) with integrated microphone
❖ Ports: HDMI / RJ45 LAN / Digital Media Card Reader

For more detailed upgrade see video here: