XPS 730 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

This model and Operating System is not supported by Dell.

Legacy BIOS

See Updating the BIOS.

Recommended Hardware Upgrades

SSD – Solid State Drives

RAM – Random Access Memory 8 GB recommended

Crucial Part: http://www.crucial.com/upgrade/Dell-memory/XPS/XPS+730-upgrades.html

Refer to the Service Manual when repllacing parts.

Windows OS

For best results Clean Install wiping all partitions:

OS Updates

System utilities






Card Reader

Dell Media Card Reader with Integrated Bluetooth Module (CAB-200), Media Card Reader 19-1 with Integrated Bluetooth*



Dell Backup and Recovery

Note this system won’t be able to boot from a Rescue Disk (external hard drive) so make a Factory Backup (Bootable USB Flash Drive).


One thought on “XPS 730 – Windows 7 and 8.1 64 Bit

  1. Is this valid for 730X? The dell Chris guy said 1.06 bios isn’t valid for 730x. But it shows as shipping on the last machines from dell but never added to the website according to the wiki page as well as the xpsuser site that shows how to upgrade to the Alienware bios a10, a11b. Can anyone confirm its ok for 730x as well as the rest of the drivers included here?


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