DDR2 Upgrade for the Gateway GT5228 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your GT5228 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 4

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

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

Graphics Card:

PCI Express x16 Graphics

External Connector: 15-hole connector

Graphics Card A circuit board fitted to a computer containing the necessary video memory and other electronics to provide a bitmap display. Adaptors vary in the resolution (number of pixels) and number of colours they can display, and in the refresh rate they support. These parameters are also limited by the monitor to which the adaptor is connected.

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT638960
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Gateway GT5228
 $19.99
Qty:

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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (4)
  • Increases speed (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (4)

      Reviewed by 5 customers

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      5.0

      Why did I wait so long?

      By TeresaTechie

      from Marysville,WA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Installation was a snap

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System:

        Giving an older computer a new breathe of life, this crucial memory was a welcome boost of speed. I installed it myself, voila! Amazing!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        2 GB DDR-2 PC2-5300, Non-EEC

        By Limey

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Increases Speed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System:

          System scanner was 100% accurate and product arrived very quickly and installed as Crucial said it would - very satisfied with both product and Company

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          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great Buy!!!!

          By murrko76

          from Schenectady, NY

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast Delivery
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System:

              This was an excellent buy. No issues to date.

               
              4.0

              success

              By Hops

              from Portland, OR

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Increases Speed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System:

                  Was easier to install than I thought it would be. System recognized it immediately and I noticed a boost in speed when launching programs. Start-up (XP) with the extra RAM is still a lot slower than Windows 7...no noticeable improvement in start-up time for me. Knowing how easy it is to upgrade your RAM, I would not shy away from buying my next PC with minimal RAM and planning to upgrade it.

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                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By grober6

                  from Green Bay

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Fast
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Multimedia
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Gateway GT5228 System:

                    There was a drastic improvement once I added this memory. No complaints here...

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                    • Personal

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