DDR2 Upgrade for the HP - Compaq dc7800 Series Convertible Minitower Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your dc7800 Series Convertible Minitower System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 8GB
Slots: 4

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 2 - 3Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 2 - 3Gb/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 Q35 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.

4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module
Part Number: CT768056
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-6400
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-6400 • CL=6 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-800 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the HP - Compaq dc7800 Series Convertible Minitower
 $71.99
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By Hersfelder

from Oshkosh

About Me Power user

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Pros

  • Fast
  • Increases Speed

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased Performance
    • Multimedia

    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq dc7800 Series Convertible Minitower System:

    Installed and works great. No problems.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Love the improved performance of my PC

    By Roushfans

    from Squaw Valley, CA

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    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq dc7800 Series Convertible Minitower System:

      I upgraded my WinXP to Win7 and needed to add RAM as I only had the minimum 2GB to run Win7. We ordered the 2 x 2GB sticks of RAM, it arrived promptly and is working great in my computer. Performance is very much improved!

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