DDR Upgrade for the Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 4

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

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

Graphics Card:

AGP 8X 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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module
Part Number: CT441599
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 184-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC3200
  • Specs: DDR PC3200 • CL=3 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR400 • 2.6V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets)
 $57.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (8)
  • Reliable (7)
  • Easy to install (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multimedia (4)
    • Multiple desktop applications (4)
    • Increased performance (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (6)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    4.0

    Computer is much faster.

    By Robert

    from Rio Rancho, NM

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

      Memory has really made my computer faster. Yet, it seems to be noisy like a fan or something is constantly running. In fact, I did get an error message about the fan when memory was first installed bu then we disabled the fan and the error went away.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      as advertised

      By bugussall

      from bridgewater,n.y.13313

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

        it gives my computer the extra ram i needed

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        excellent

        By CaeSpock

        from LAREDO TEXAS

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multimedia

          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

          Now i can go in dalaran with no prob... (WoW)

           
          5.0

          A LOT more BANG for your Buck!

          By Michael

          from Ft Lauderdale, FL

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multimedia
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

            I couldn't believe how fast these two little chips made my computer. I should have upgraded a loooooong time ago!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By Joules

            from Mill Creek, WA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Fast
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multimedia
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

              Personal use for school

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              4.0

              1 GB DDR PC3200 Memory

              By sherman

              from Hudson, NC

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Up

                Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

                I am a college instructor and I use it to assist in grading and reviewing student's online course requirements.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                5.0

                Great service

                By Wetnap

                from Omaha, NE

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multimedia
                  • Multiple desktop applications

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

                  Sevice AND product are GREAT! I had a question that was answered right away. With the scan, and how to install, it could NOT have been easier! I wish Crucial could be the answer to ALL my computer needs! Thank you!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Good Customer Service too!

                  By Eugene

                  from Mira Loma, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Fast
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

                      The memory is good, as it has increased my pc performance quite well.[...]

                       
                      5.0

                      easy

                      By comp

                      from st. louis

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Fast
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RS500 Series (4 DIMM sockets) System:

                          easy and great

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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