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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT755995
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • 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
 $39.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System
 
4.7

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (6)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Easy to install (5)
  • Increases speed (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (7)
    • Multiple desktop applications (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (6), Power user (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (6), Business (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Easy computer upgrade

    Easy to find appropriate memory card, easy to install, and now I feel like I have a new computer!

    Easy to find appropriate memory card, easy to install, and now I feel like I have a new computer!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Watch what you are ordering

    Easy to do

    Easy to do

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    5.0

    Should have done this two years ago

    By mr.drama

    from city of brotherly love

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

      a speed "makeover"that stopped me from breaking this laptop in two

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      worked great.

      By offroadjerky.com

      from nor. cal.

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

        came quickly and was easy to install. worked straight outta the package with no issues.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        2G RAM upgrade

        By Pete

        from New Bern, NC

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

          Exactly what I hoped for. Was going to purchase a new laptop. No need now, it is operating as good or better than new.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Working Great

          By Brunothekid

          from Whittier, CA

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed
          • Large Capacity
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

            I increased the memory on one of my older notebooks. It does not run like my new Windows 7 notebook, but this work horse runs smoother and a lot of the lag is gone.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
             
            5.0

            Awesome

            By Shaas

            from Rexburg, ID

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Effective
            • Fast
            • Great Performance
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

              This upgrade was awesome. My computer is about 5 years old and had become very slow, installing this was like getting a new computer. We have three other computers, a macbook and a two year old dell. This computer went from the worst to by far the best because of this upgrade. Shipment came in a few days. Recommended this to a friend and he got an upgrade for his macbook as well and loves it.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              4.0

              Improves performance of laptop.

              By Marauder

              from Brooklyn NY

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                    Good investment. better web experence. Less lag time between pages. Computer seems to run faster and less crashes. Reasonably priced to.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    RAM for Dell Laptop

                    By Harris Digital Services, LLC

                    from Cinnaminson NJ

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Fast
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                      Laptop improved performance with this addtitional RAM.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      3.0

                      Watch what you are ordering

                      By Sparky

                      from New Jerusalem, PA

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                      • No Increase In Speed
                      • Should have added more
                      • Wizard didn't yield faste

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                        Easy to do

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                         
                        5.0

                        Easy computer upgrade

                        By Alana the multi-tasker

                        from Hamden, CT

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Like new computer
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Increased Performance
                          • Multiple desktop applications

                          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                          Easy to find appropriate memory card, easy to install, and now I feel like I have a new computer!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                           
                          5.0

                          Wish I would have upgraded sooner!

                          By C.C.

                          from Grand Rapids, MI

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Install
                          • Fast
                          • Reliable Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance

                            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Sony VAIO VGN-NR120 Series System:

                            Worked perfect and was easy to install. Should have purchased it a year ago.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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