DDR Upgrade for the IBM ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831) System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR PC2700

Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 2

One memory socket is located under the keyboard and the other is under a cover on the bottom of the computer.

How much memory your Windows OS will recognize depends on which version of Windows you are running. 32-bit versions of Windows will see (and utilize) only 3GB or 3.5GB. To utilize more memory, install a 64-bit version of your OS. More information about OS memory maximums can be found here.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT368232
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC2700
  • Specs: DDR PC2700 • CL=2.5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR333 • 2.5V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the IBM ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831)
 $32.99
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      5.0

      Massive improvement

      By Random Guy

      from Ft. Gordon, GA

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • No Instructions Included

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multimedia
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831) System:

      As time goes by programs become more complex and difficult for computers to process if you do not upgrade them. I thought that I was going to have to purchase a new laptop. Sometimes it took me 10 minutes just to shut it down. Forget about running more than 2 browser tabs. I thought I would try this because it would be cheaper than a new laptop. Movies would freeze and streaming audio was impossible. I installed this upgrade and the increase in speed far beyond my expectations. It saved me a lot of money. Now I can actually use my computer. You won't be able to play modern games with this upgrade, so if that is your aim, get another PC. But your daily usage and surfing will see a marked improvement.

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      5.0

      No Problems

      By steve-o

      from Burlington, VT

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

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          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831) System:

          Great Product

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          5.0

          Can't be any easier, or faster

          By Jim

          from Northampton Pa

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R51 Series (Type 1831) System:

            Increase performance in my laptop. Such a simple thing makes life on the computer much nicer

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