DDR Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Pavilion a255c Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Pavilion a255c System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 1GB
Slots: 2

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

Graphics Card:

AGP 4X 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.

512MB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module

512MB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT390083
  • 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 HP - Compaq Pavilion a255c
 $16.99
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Crucial512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (6)
  • Increases speed (5)
  • Reliable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (9)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (7)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    4.0

    512MB Upgrade

    By JoeF587

    from Herndon, VA

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

      The product listed above is performing as expected. My computer is working better now than it has in several years.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      MemoryUpgrade vs New Computer

      By Rj

      from Cordova, TN

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good instructions manual
      • Good price value
      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

        Memory Upgrade vs New Desktop Purchase

        Crucial Website provided GREAT tools for memory selection and EASY to follow installation.

        Additional memory has increased computer speed and saved me the price of a new desktop.

        THANKS Crucial Team!!!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE IN EVERY WAY

        By gbushg

        from SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed
        • Large Capacity

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

          WRITTEN INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS WOULD BE A GREAT HELP

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          lost all power after installation

          By patty

          from san diego,ca---

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • Unreliable Performance

          Best Uses

          • No performance
          • No power after installed

          Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

          It is hard to comment. We went thru all the steps properly for installation included using the wristband. After installation the computer would not start up - no power whatsoever. Any suggestions = Please!!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Big Improvement

          By Lou

          from Springfield, NJ

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

            Breathed new life into my old PC

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            installed recommended upgrade

            By Emperor

            from Buckley, Wa

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increases Speed

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

              performed exactly as advertised.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Great Product

              By ron

              from Anderson Ca.

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multimedia
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

                computer is much faster

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                5.0

                Easy

                By 5 Euro

                from CT

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

                As I'm not a "techie", I was a bit hesitant to open up the back of the computer, but this was simple to install and results were immediate.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Smooth sailing

                By metricom

                from asbury,nj

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Crucial 512MB Upgrade for a HP Pavilion a255c System:

                    I love the on line scanning of my system what a time saver. I recieved exactly what I needed.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business

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