DDR2 Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Presario Media Center SR2020NX 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: 2GB
Slots: 2

All memory slots may be filled, some of the existing memory may need to be removed in order to upgrade.

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 2 - 3Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 2 - 3Gb/s

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.

Chipset:

nVidia GeForce 6150LE chipset

Chipset is a set of integrated circuits that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a single task.

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: CT626845
  • 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 HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX
 $19.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System
 
4.7

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (11)
  • Reliable (11)
  • Easy to install (9)
  • Increases speed (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (14)
    • Multiple desktop applications (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (16)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    PC crashes, a thing of the past

    My computer is 4 years old.It seemed to be top of the line when I bought it.It has 140 gb hard drive which I THOUGHT was great.But I soon learned the importance of RAM.It only ...Read complete review

    My computer is 4 years old.It seemed to be top of the line when I bought it.It has 140 gb hard drive which I THOUGHT was great.But I soon learned the importance of RAM.It only had 500mb. The computer kept getting slower and slower and crashes were a frequent occurance.I knew I needed more RAM but I was afraid to install it myself. I took the computer to[...], where I originally bought the computer.They had told me that it would cost approx. 150 dollars to upgrade. When I got to the store, with the computer, they informed me that my computer was too old to upgrade and that I needed a new computer.They said adding more RAM would not make any significant difference. I decided to at least try it though and when I got home I found this site on the web and I decided to give it a try.It only cost me pennys compared to what they wanted[...] I was scared at first to install the RAM but as it turned out it was really a piece of cake.Crucial had directions on their site, so I PRINTED THEM UP and it really was easy. I had my husband push them in, because I was afraid I'd break them.Quite a bit of pressure IS REQUIRED. I crossed my fingers when I STARTED MY COMPUTER UP. I figured something would go wrong. But I was wrong. My computer automatically recognized the new RAM.When I got on the internet, it was there in a flash!There is no waiting for even a second. It's been two weeks now since I added the RAM and its still as fast and has not crashed even once.I play a lot of games on the internet, so it gets a work out[...] thanks to adding the RAM to my computer I might be able to get 5 or 6 years and be an exception to that rule.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    too old and tired

    it helped for a while

    it helped for a while

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Very satisfied, what to buy one more

    By None

    from Raymond, NH

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

      The product increases the speed of my computer

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Memory

      By Sidewinder

      from Rothbury, MI

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great prices
      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

      Crucial is a great brand!

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Good product, easy to install, great imp

      By Bill

      from Lincoln, MA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Large Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

        Great improvement in computer speed

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Great memory

        By Allan

        from Yelm, Washington

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

          My computer was running slow and needed more memory. I am not a techie, but found the buying/installation process simple. Doubling my memory to 2GB (two cards) has made a huge difference in performance. Suggesting the right product, purchasing and [...] made this a great experience. Two-thumbs up.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          VERY GOOD PRODUCT [...]

          By SHERER33

          from BIRMINGHAM, AL;

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

            THE BEST I`VE SEEN AND USED.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            It couldn't be any easier!!!!

            By Frank

            from New Hampshire

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Increases Speed

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

              This place is awesome. I had no clue what was in my machine for memory. I ran Crucails scan tool, within seconds I was told what I had for memory, how much memory my machine could handle, and how much the memory was with shipping options. I received the memory in 3 days and installed it without a hitch.Could not have been any easier, THANKS FOR THE INCREDIBLE WEBSITE!!!!! It is nice to see a user friendly website, one that is not convoluted!A+++++++++

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              PC crashes, a thing of the past

              By Ada with old computer

              from Il

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Increases Speed
              • Large Capacity

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gaming
                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

                My computer is 4 years old.It seemed to be top of the line when I bought it.It has 140 gb hard drive which I THOUGHT was great.But I soon learned the importance of RAM.It only had 500mb. The computer kept getting slower and slower and crashes were a frequent occurance.I knew I needed more RAM but I was afraid to install it myself. I took the computer to[...], where I originally bought the computer.They had told me that it would cost approx. 150 dollars to upgrade. When I got to the store, with the computer, they informed me that my computer was too old to upgrade and that I needed a new computer.They said adding more RAM would not make any significant difference. I decided to at least try it though and when I got home I found this site on the web and I decided to give it a try.It only cost me pennys compared to what they wanted[...] I was scared at first to install the RAM but as it turned out it was really a piece of cake.Crucial had directions on their site, so I PRINTED THEM UP and it really was easy. I had my husband push them in, because I was afraid I'd break them.Quite a bit of pressure IS REQUIRED. I crossed my fingers when I STARTED MY COMPUTER UP. I figured something would go wrong. But I was wrong. My computer automatically recognized the new RAM.When I got on the internet, it was there in a flash!There is no waiting for even a second. It's been two weeks now since I added the RAM and its still as fast and has not crashed even once.I play a lot of games on the internet, so it gets a work out[...] thanks to adding the RAM to my computer I might be able to get 5 or 6 years and be an exception to that rule.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Memory purchase outstanding!!!!!!

                By Chuck

                from Independence, Kentucky

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Fast turn around
                • Great price
                • Reliable Performance
                • Terrific value

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multimedia
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

                [...] I will be back many times

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                2.0

                too old and tired

                By Roger the Jacobson

                from Kingman Az.

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Increases Speed
                • Yep it did

                Cons

                • I think my system is tire

                Best Uses

                • None

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

                it helped for a while

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Fast,Easy, Speed Upgrade

                By Retired

                from Boise, ID

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gaming
                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Presario Media Center SR2020NX System:

                  Installation required 15 minutes and improved operation speed was immediately noticeable. Should have done the upgrade long ago.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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