DDR Upgrade for the Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC2700

Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 1.5GB
Slots: 3

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: CT522824
  • 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 Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series
 $16.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System
 
4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (15)
  • Reliable (15)
  • Fast (14)
  • Increases speed (10)
  • Large capacity (5)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (3)
  • No increase in speed (3)

Best Uses

  • Increased performance (24)
  • Multiple desktop applications (9)
  • Multimedia (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (24), Power user (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (27), Business (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A good experience

A tech friend suggested I add more RAM to my older Sony Vaio due to it's slow performance. Crucial's price was 1/2 that of a major retail store that I had checked with and...Read complete review

A tech friend suggested I add more RAM to my older Sony Vaio due to it's slow performance. Crucial's price was 1/2 that of a major retail store that I had checked with and it arrived sooner than expected. The multiple video links to assist with installation were hugely helpful. By the time I opened my PC I felt confident that I knew exactly what to do. The install went smoothly and my PC performs 100% better than before. If you're at all handy with any sort of electronics you'll have no trouble installing this product and improving the response of your PC.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good quality, but not enough

It was more difficult to install than I was hoping for and I have not noticed any changes in the performance of my computer. However, I think that is attributed more to my computer ...Read complete review

It was more difficult to install than I was hoping for and I have not noticed any changes in the performance of my computer. However, I think that is attributed more to my computer than the RAM that was installed.

Reviewed by 32 customers

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4.0

buying a bit more time on the inevitable

By computer tite wad

from Texas

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast
  • Increases Speed
  • Large Capacity
  • Reliable Performance

Cons

  • Difficult To Install
  • Had To Push Hard To Click

Best Uses

  • Increased Performance

Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

buying a bit more time on an old pentium 4 home computer which suffers a bit in comparison to brand new computer a work.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
5.0

Good Memory Deals!

By Good memories now

from Orlando, Florida

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Free ship 5-9 days
  • Got it in less than 5 day
  • Got what I ordered
  • No problems

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

      Went to a local supplier but they wouldn't match the price. With free shipping, Crucial beat their price by $10 a module!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Easy to install, works great!

      By JB

      from Olive Branch, MS

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Installation is easy
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multimedia
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

      I had been getting high memory usage messages and my computer had been slow for quite a while. Since putting the memory modules in I no longer get the messages and the speed has increased tremendously!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      I needed a new DIMM for my desktop

      By Ron B.

      from Vero Beach, Florida

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

            Perfect fit after using Crucial's online tester. Great price and arrived really fast. Crucial was recommended by my local retailer who no longer carries this older DIMM.
            Very happy!!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Big surprise

            By The old Guy

            from Reading, PA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Large Capacity

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

              The first boot-up went so fast that it startled me. I had this old computer since 2002 and it is greatly improved. I was loaded down with photo correcting and greeting card software. I don't know why I was afraid to try this. The web is full of instructions and they made it easy.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              3.0

              Good quality, but not enough

              By Killer B

              from Akron, OH

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Large Capacity

              Cons

              • Difficult To Install
              • No Increase In Speed

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

                It was more difficult to install than I was hoping for and I have not noticed any changes in the performance of my computer. However, I think that is attributed more to my computer than the RAM that was installed.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                5.0

                [...]Great Quality and Excellent Instr

                By Ernie

                from Monroe, GA

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

                  The computer is very much faster and is now a pleasure to use. Prior to adding memory it really ran slow.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  [...]Worked great.

                  By Bob

                  from Springfield, Illinois

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast
                  • Reliable Performance
                  • Would recomend to friends

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance

                    Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

                    Installed in 5 Min. and worked grear. Increased performance 10 fold.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Exactly what I needed!

                    By brbayou

                    from Baton Rouge, LA

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Increases Speed

                    Cons

                    • No Instructions Included

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

                    Crucial suggested the correct memory upgrade- even better than computer manufacturer! Used manufacturer's manual to open computer to install, somewhat confusing and cramped, but did get to slots finally. Worked perfectly!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    2.0

                    Install instructions made it easy.

                    By The old man

                    from Los Angeles Ca,

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • No Increase In Speed

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a Sony VAIO PCV-RX800 Series System:

                        easy to install, computer says it is there, But I don't see any differance in speed. maybe I expected too much. I am disapointed Installed 2 ea 512 memory to give a total of 1.5 GB on my machine

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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