DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell Dimension 9150 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Dimension 9150 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: 4GB
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

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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT482733
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • 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 Dell Dimension 9150
 $39.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System
 
4.7

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (28)
  • Fast (25)
  • Increases speed (25)
  • Easy to install (13)
  • Large capacity (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (37)
    • Multiple desktop applications (27)
    • Multimedia (12)
    • Gaming (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (26), Casual user (22)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (39), Business (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great value for the price.

    I got this memory primarily to help with performance issues and cut down on disk thrashing in both Windows and Ubuntu Linux on my five year old Dell Dimensions XPS400 with 2.8 GHz dual core ...Read complete review

    I got this memory primarily to help with performance issues and cut down on disk thrashing in both Windows and Ubuntu Linux on my five year old Dell Dimensions XPS400 with 2.8 GHz dual core Intel Pentium D processors,

    The only issue I had installing it was it was somewhat difficult to get to the memory slots but that was more of a Dell issue.

    I can now easily load mulitiple copies of Firefox in Linux and my machine now reboots in less than 3 minutes in Windows.

    I'm very pleased with the performance boost and would recommend this to clients or friends.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    I'm not real sure

    I purchased 1 GBx2 first, about three weeks ago, your site told me that it would work and be compatible with what I had, it wasn't. My computer would not boot up, I...Read complete review

    I purchased 1 GBx2 first, about three weeks ago, your site told me that it would work and be compatible with what I had, it wasn't. My computer would not boot up, I let your scan on your website scan my computer, I just purchased what your site told me. So I thought, leave the new gig in and purchase one more 1 GBx2, I still have the problem on the boot up. I never had the problem before I purchased the first 1GBx2.
    Not really sure what to do, I'm in a wheelchair and I can afford to keep having to swallow the RAM I just purchased and by more, I wish now that I would've bought 4 1 GB strips. But now I can`t afford to buy more.

    Reviewed by 49 customers

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    5.0

    Got what I expected!

    By Bucko

    from New Brighton, MN

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily installed
    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

      Nothing but good things to say. The extra memory allows me to have more applications open and keeps my 8 year old Dell running like new. The computer instantly recognized the additional memory and I believe applications are running a bit faster.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      just as promised!

      By mountaincomputer

      from Hendersonville NC

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

        Ran the review on my system from the website and it runs perfectly

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        This worked well!

        By tamytech

        from Harrisburg, PA

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Worked well

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

            Worked well and had no problems whatsoever.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            very professional. quick delivery at a r

            By mike

            from foeningtown, pa

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

              recieved product quickly. was easy to install and is working prefectly. performance has increased as expected.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Extend the life of a Pentium Processor

              By wisewoof

              from Earth

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed
              • Large Capacity

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                Crucial delivers agains. Product arrives w/in 72 hours and my old machine now has TWICE the power (hohoho).

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                3.0

                1 GB DDR2 Memory

                By Friuli

                from PA

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Crucial's Poor Packaging
                  • Crucial's Shipping Time

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                  Price was reasonable.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Just what the doctor ordered!

                  By Hodgy

                  from Adelaide, South Australia

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Does What Is Says

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                  Upgrading a friends computer when I came across your site which recommended this memory for his computer. I placed an order and received it extremely quickly. Was able to install in friends computer and now it is good for his type of usage for another 2-3 years!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Easy install, immediate speed increase.

                  By Robo-Cop

                  from St. Paul, MN

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Fast
                  • Increases Speed
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multimedia
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                    Every application on my computer was immediately faster!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    VERY pleased!

                    By Akempis

                    from Floyd, VA

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Increases Speed

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance
                      • Multimedia

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                      Delivery was very fast and the installation went flawlessly.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      No more notices

                      By tophat56

                      from Northern MN

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Increases Speed
                      • Large Capacity

                      Cons

                      • No Instructions Included

                      Best Uses

                      • Multiple desktop applications

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 9150 System:

                      I kept getting a notice that said 'High Memory Usage', so I knew I was maxing out too often. After installing 2Gb more RAM I no longer get that message. Everything is smoothere and faster.
                      I am happy to recommend more Ram to everyone. The cheapest way to improve performance.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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