DDR Upgrade for the IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC2700

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

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module

1GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT534731
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC2700
  • Specs: DDR PC2700 • CL=2.5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR333 • 2.5V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897)
 $32.99
Qty:

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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System
 
4.8

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (4)
    • Multiple desktop applications (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (5), Power user (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (6), Business (4)

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    5.0

    Good chips

    By Savant Sauvage

    from Las Vegas

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

          They arrived sooner than I had expected, and they work well.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Works as expected

          By Casual user

          from West Palm Beach, FL

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                perfect upgrade to my thinkpad

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Great product; Great service!

                By Doug

                from Raleigh, NC

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Increases Speed
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                  I needed more memory on my laptop at work and Crucial filled the bill. The memory was easy to install and increased the performance tremendously. I recommend that everyone max out the memory on their computers. Today's graphics and OS really eat it up.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                   
                  4.0

                  Added memory

                  By wp

                  from Atlanta, GA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast Delivery
                  • Increases Speed
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                    Excellent service representative.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    process was easy [...]

                    By lazit

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                      used their program that found correct memory for my computer [...]was easy to install. Never had a problem with Crucial memory

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                       
                      4.0

                      Memory Upgrade

                      By geoalex

                      from longmont, CO

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Increases Speed
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                          I got the product sooner than that I thought. It was easy to install and just works - no issues. Thank you.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                           
                          5.0

                          Perfect fit, exactly what I needed

                          By Jim_in_VA

                          from S.E. Virginia

                          About Me Power user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Install

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance
                            • Put new life in my ThinkP

                            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                            Really gave me a boost in WinXP

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                             
                            5.0

                            Easily installed, works great!!

                            By lk

                            from nc

                            About Me Casual User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Install
                            • Fast
                            • Reliable Performance

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Multiple desktop applications

                              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                              This product works great!! Speed is very noticeable for laptop! Easy to install...

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business
                               
                              5.0

                              I came back to Crucial for memory

                              By Hao Shaking Wings

                              from Landing, NJ

                              About Me Power user

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Reliable Performance
                              • Very easy to navigate

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Multiple desktop applications

                                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                                Adding more ram is a sure way to eliminate the delay of memory swapping.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                 
                                5.0

                                lenovo Laptop RAM

                                By clegs

                                from Arizona

                                About Me Power user

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Install
                                • Increases Speed
                                • Reliable Performance

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad R40 Series (Type 2897) System:

                                    Installed a second stick of memory in my IBM laptop to increase performance.
                                    Crucial had the right RAM, it was easy to install and I was up and running in minutes.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

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