DDR2 Upgrade for the HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Business Notebook nc6400 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: 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 945GM 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.

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT541658
  • Module Size: 4GB kit (2GBx2)
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400
 $71.99
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Crucial4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Increases speed (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (4)
    • Multiple desktop applications (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (3)

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    5.0

    Worked out of the box

    By Paul the engineer

    from Jacksonville, FL

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

    • No Instructions Included

    Best Uses

    • Increased Performance
    • Multiple desktop applications

    Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System:

    I needed to squeeze a bit more life from my six year old HP nc6400 laptop and purchased the 2 x 2GB RAM upgrade kit from Crucial.
    I could easliy change one of the chips but did not know where the other one was located and there were no instructions.
    However, the Crucial chat support was excellent and they sent me a link to show me how to remove the keyboard and fit the second chip - which was easy.
    The RAM chips worked fine and I have had no problems. I have noticed more stability and speed switching multiple applications to I got what I needed.

    • Primary use:
    • Business
     
    5.0

    Great Value

    By [*]

    from Rockford, Al

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Large Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multimedia
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System:

      Can't say enough, will suggest Crucial to all my friends and customers

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Dvaxmc

      from Jacksonville, NC

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed

      Cons

      • No Instructions Included

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System:

      It was to upgrade my older Laptop.The added memory and speed was what I was looking for.

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      • Personal
       
      5.0

      adds speed

      By Chicklet

      from New York, NY

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System:

      easy to buy, [...] does the job. Upgrading memory makes windows 7 work perfectly.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Wow... increased speed was impressive..

      By IT man

      from Troy, OH

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 4GB kit (2GBx2) Upgrade for a HP - Compaq Business Notebook nc6400 System:

        I had just upgraded by laptop from XP to Vista Enterprise edition and it was painfully obvious that the 2gb of memory that was in my laptop was not enough... I ordered and easily installed the 4GB kit and the increased speed was impressive... it has definitely extended the usable life of my laptop...

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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