DDR2 Upgrade for the Acer Aspire 5050 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Aspire 5050 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

Chipset:

ATI Radeon EXPRESS 1100 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.

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT607464
  • Module Size: 2GB
  • 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 Acer Aspire 5050
 $35.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (11)
  • Reliable (11)
  • Fast (8)
  • Increases speed (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (8)
    • Multiple desktop applications (7)
    • Gaming (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (10), Power user (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    This is one great online store.

    This upgrade was like getting a new laptop. Everything just works faster and I'm not getting error messages anymore because the memory is so small and full. I don't have to delete the history ...Read complete review

    This upgrade was like getting a new laptop. Everything just works faster and I'm not getting error messages anymore because the memory is so small and full. I don't have to delete the history every few minutes anymore. I'm love it. Maybe some of the hair I've ripped out will grow back now.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    didn't work for me..

    Yeah.. I bought this product and tried to use it in my laptop.. an Acer Aspire 5050 ... and it completely ruined my computer. After I put it in my desktop icons...Read complete review

    Yeah.. I bought this product and tried to use it in my laptop.. an Acer Aspire 5050 ... and it completely ruined my computer. After I put it in my desktop icons were gone and I could not run any programs. I took it out and put my old one back in and it still didn't work. Had to do a system restore and lost EVERYTHING. So mad... it did work in my sister's laptop however, a dell, and it works great for her. =[

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    5.0

    Really easy to install

    By Hands

    from PA

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Large Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

      Should have done this last year. It was easy, cheap, and really increases performance of the machine. Website worked perfectly getting the right spec for the order.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      1.0

      They did not work

      By Mike Engineer

      from Chicago,Il

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install
        • Unreliable Performance

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

          they did not work at all computer would not boot up. maybe they are defective, or the wrong ones for my computer, [...]. had to reinstall the old ones for the computer to boot

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          This is one great online store.

          By ruthlessworthy

          from Calhoun , GA

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Improved performance
          • Large Capacity
          • The right part

          Cons

          • Difficult To Install
          • Had to have pro install
          • No Instructions Included

          Best Uses

          • 2 gb ram from 1 gb
          • Att aircard works now
          • Gaming
          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications
          • Windows 7 possible

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

          This upgrade was like getting a new laptop. Everything just works faster and I'm not getting error messages anymore because the memory is so small and full. I don't have to delete the history every few minutes anymore. I'm love it. Maybe some of the hair I've ripped out will grow back now.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          Great product and great service.

          By trottk

          from Oregon

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

            Great product. Increased performance and my computers ability to use multiple desktop applications.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great, my computer is so much faster

            By shaunabfun

            from Amarillo, TX

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

              I have enjoyed it, it has made my computer so much fast. It's great.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              4.0

              It works!

              By DrStogiehead

              from First Coast, Fl

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Increases Speed
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

                  My main concern is that it works:Is it compatible with this machine? Performance is hard to judge because of so many other factors-heavy overhead imposed by the operating system.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By japonte4

                  from Orlando, FL

                  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 Acer Aspire 5050 System:

                    Really easy to install; great price for a great product. [...]

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    4.0

                    Rugged, Well Designed Add-On Memory

                    By Don

                    from Winter Haven, Fl

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Increases Speed
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

                      ESD is a severe problem in the after market add-on business, and the engineering of this product is very well designed. Those with little experience or knowledge of ESD should have no problems safely installing this memory

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      Great product at a great price

                      By technologic007

                      from Canyon, TX

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Fast
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

                        This product greatly helped the performance of my Acer Aspire 5050 laptop! Since I installed the RAM, my computer no longer has lag. I also found Crucial's RAM finder tool to be very helpful. I would recommend this product 200%!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Good advice, good price

                        By Fredo

                        from Brocton NY

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Back Up
                          • Gaming
                          • Multimedia
                          • Multiple desktop applications

                          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Acer Aspire 5050 System:

                          I liked that they informed me what I needed for memory. [...]. I had no problem putting in the new memory. I would highly recommend them. I will be back if I need anything else.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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