DDR2 Upgrade for the Dell OptiPlex 330 Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your OptiPlex 330 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-6400, DDR2 PC2-8500, 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 2 - 3Gb/s

SATA Version -- SATA 2 - 3Gb/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 G31 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:

PCI Express x16 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, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-8500 memory module

2GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-8500 memory module
Part Number: CT751879
  • Module Size: 2GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-8500
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-8500 • CL=7 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-1066 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell OptiPlex 330
 $51.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (4)
  • Reliable (4)
  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (5)

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    5.0

    Works great. As advertised.

    By apetroman

    from Arizona

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

      No problems installing. Works great. Noticeable improvement in performance, especially when viewing graphics.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
       
      5.0

      Quick to install

      By The Colonel

      from East, Tennessee

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast
      • Large Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

        Compute is now faster with programs easily opened.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        4.0

        Great product

        By FUMYJOE

        from Princeton WV

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Increases Speed

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

        Did exactly what the crucial scan said it would do which is increase the ram performance of my computer by %25, which is the perfect amount for the video editing that I do.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        4.0

        Easy to buy, easy to install

        By Bob the accountant

        from Nashville, tn

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fast
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

          I like the increased memory. It was easy to buy and easy to install.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          2GB Upgrade for Dell Optiplex 330

          By FessaHook

          from Dunnellon, FL

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multimedia
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

          Dramatic increase in System performance is quite obvious. Installation only took a matter of minutes with no issues.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great product. . .

          By ion453

          from Greenville, SC

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Dell OptiPlex 330 System:

            Worked great!

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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