DDR Upgrade for the Dell Dimension XPS Generation 2 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Dimension XPS Generation 2 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 4

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

Chipset:

Intel 875P 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.

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.

2GB kit (1GBx2), 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module
Part Number: CT876421
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 184-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC3200
  • Specs: DDR PC3200 • CL=3 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR400 • 2.6V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Dimension XPS Generation 2
 $57.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Dell Dimension XPS Generation 2 System
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (3)
  • Increases speed (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
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      • Primary use:
      • Personal (3)

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    5.0

    Excellent Upgrade

    By FX

    from Los Angeles, Ca.

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Better Than Dell Upgrade
    • Easy To Install
    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

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

      Buy Crucial. This is a good product and worked right away in my computer as it should . I tried 3 other ram upgrades for this computer, including 2 directly from the computer manufacturer. The only one that would work was the Crucial ram upgrade.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Good Product and Company

      By Darryl

      from Southern Maryland

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

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

        Upgraded an older Desktop. Used Crucials scanner and ordered recommended product. Couldn't be happier with result. Delivered early and worked as advertized.

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        • Business

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Product, Great Price...

        By JenniFerocious

        from Florida

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Great price
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

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

          Has allowed me to keep my 10-year-old Dell XPS moving along!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Memory Upgrade Works Great!

          By Jim

          from Nassau Bay, Texas

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multiple desktop applications

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

            Restored speed to older computer.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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