DDR2 Upgrade for the Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 2

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

Storage:

SATA 1 - 1.5Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 1 - 1.5Gb/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:

Intel GL960 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.

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT755992
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • 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 Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series
 $19.99
Qty:

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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System
 
4.8

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (6)
  • Increases speed (4)
  • Easy to install (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    4.0

    Excelent product

    By Sam

    from Sarasota, Florida

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

      Excelent product.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Good Price Great Product.

      By Laptop User

      from Texas

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • No Instructions Included

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

      Makes multiple online tabs and multiple applications a breeze to use. Installed in an HP laptop and works just fine.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      As usual, Crucial comes through!

      By sarasotatad

      from Sarasota, FL

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

        Upgrading from Vista Home Prem 32 to 7 Business. Maxed-out the ram and awaaayyy we go! No install problems. Instant recognition. Great price. [...]. Thanks Crucial.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        Super

        By Voice Guy

        from Nashville, TN

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

          I've been a Crucial customer many times, and have always been delighted with their service and quality. No complaints ever.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great Product, Great Service!

          By Kat

          from Fort Worth, Texas

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

            Great, easy to install, works to perfection. Easily doubled my performance speeds.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            It makes a difference

            By Nestor Vera

            from Alexandria, VA

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Fast
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

              I started from scratch in a Vaio, had 512 RAM, installed W7, upgraded the RAM to 2GB and now it is a Completely new laptop. I use heavy applications, now this laptop can handle them all. Thank you Crucial helping me in finding the right RAM for this beauty. Muchos exitos.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Easy memory addition!

              By norppanainen

              from gainesville, ga USA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • So far so good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                  [...] easy online video instructions for quick install...excellent cust svc via telephone, also.

                   
                  4.0

                  Worked as expected

                  By Richard

                  from Mineral, VA

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Increases Speed

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                    Doubled memory size

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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