DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Dimension 9100 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Dimension 9100 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

Installed in 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

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 kit (512MBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

1GB kit (512MBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT450440
  • Module Size: 1GB kit (512MBx2)
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 64Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Dimension 9100
 $29.99
Qty:

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Crucial1GB kit (512MBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9100 System
 
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        3.0

        Installation of memory upgrade

        By Pauly

        from Fairfield, CA

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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        Cons

        • Easy install

        Best Uses

        • Unknown

        Comments about Crucial 1GB kit (512MBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9100 System:

        Most of my answers above were unknow since once we opened the computer, did some cleaning, installed the new memory chips, buttoned up, hit the power button, computer started then died. The computer would not restart after we did the prevously listed items. Each time we tried to start the computer it would try to start then die. I first thought the power supply went bad but after taking it to a computer repair facility they diagnosed the problem as a crashed mother board. With that news I talked to my grandson in law and he and his father, who owns a computer business, built me a new computer. Thus I do not know what the results would have been had the computer was able to function.

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        4.0

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        By bmarx

        from Yankeetown, FL

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

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          • Increased Performance

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          5.0

          Crucial rules!!

          By trifectaz

          from Orland Park, IL.

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          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

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            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB kit (512MBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9100 System:

            Couldn't be better from start to finish, great company to do business with.

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