DDR Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Pavilion a342n System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 1GB
Slots: 2

All memory slot(s) are filled, some of the existing memory must 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

512MB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module

512MB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT523209
  • Module Size: 512MB
  • Package: 184-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC2700
  • Specs: DDR PC2700 • CL=2.5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR333 • 2.5V • 64Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n
 $16.99
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Crucial512MB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n System
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to install (3)

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      5.0

      Well done...I'm happy

      By fatboy

      from pittsburgh pa

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n System:

        to increase ram performance

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        • Personal
         
        5.0

        A little help

        By Cliff

        from Athens, Alabama

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n System:

            This was installed on a five year old Hp and I saw some improvement in speed, about what I expected. I think this was a good purchase.

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            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Easy find memory

            By kcb

            from Omaha, NE

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Pavilion a342n System:

              Tool to find type of memory computer required was very useful. Product as advertised.

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