DDR Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Pavilion a430n Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Pavilion a430n 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

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.

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

512MB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT360153
  • 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 a430n
 $16.99
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Crucial512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System
 
4.9

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (11)
  • Easy to install (10)
  • Fast (8)
  • Increases speed (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (12)
    • Multiple desktop applications (7)
    • Multimedia (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (13), Power user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (13)

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    5.0

    Perfect!

    By Mundio1992

    from Nevada

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multimedia
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

      Worked Better Then i Imagined!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      awsome,easy to install,great performance

      By Robin

      from Albany Ohio United States

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gaming
        • Geneology storage
        • Grandkids learning sights
        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

        everyday use ,family history, email , Grandkids use it for their sites,just a family friendly computer

         
        5.0

        Fast,Easy site to use

        By gb

        from Va

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

        none

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        A+

        By Dan

        from Seattle Wa

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed

        Cons

        • No cons at all

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

        I'm not a real computer guy but it was so easy to add the memory I should have done it a long time ago.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        GREAT PRICE ! GREAT SITE!

        By KEM

        from INDIANA

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast Delivery

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

            I NEEDED MORE RAM. WAS HAVING POOR PERFORMANCE ON SOME OF MY PROGRAMS. THIS SPED UP MY COMPUTER. BUT THE ISSUES REMAIN ON THOSE CERTAIN PROGRAMS WHICH IS AN ISSUE IN THEIR SOFTWARE. SO GREAT HELP FROM CRUCIAL>

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Just What Was Needed....

            By NTECH

            from Boise, ID

            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 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

              Perfectly matched upgrade to DDR in OEM system. Crucial is great for assuring the correct matching RAM.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Easy process, both install and order

              By undrd0g

              from Snohomish, WA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Increases Speed
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

                Anyone's desktop memory is going to be easy to install but Crucial's website makes the process very easy to pick the right product

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                It was easy to install and it is working

                By MrsCapt

                from Plymouth, PA

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Increases Speed
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

                  I make cards and needed more memory for my pictures. It seems to be doing what I needed.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Great customer service [...]

                  By CO

                  from Richmond, VA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Increases Speed

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance

                    Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

                    Great performance, price [...]

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Computer alzheimer's held at bay.

                    By Wargamer204

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Increases Speed
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a430n System:

                      My computer had begun freexing up on applications, particularly Microsoft Word which I need both for school and for promoting my book, The Games of War. Now, it only freezes up only if too many internet explorer windows are left open, and even then, not so often!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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