DDR Upgrade for the IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) 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: CT392185
  • 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 T42 Series (Type 2378)
 $32.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    upgrading an IBM T42 to 2GB

    By ComputerGeek

    from Des Moines, IA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy installation
    • Increased performance
    • Large Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

        Best price,[...] works as expected.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        Great product, price, [...]!

        By Bartleby the Scrivener

        from Whitehall, PA

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Increases Speed

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

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          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Product selector is idiot-proof!

          By Rogier

          from Franklin, MI

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

            Best quality memory modules for the price + [...]. This is my second purchase, and will make Crucial my first choice in the future.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
             
            5.0

            Absolutely smooth purchase!

            By anup kumar

            from Cary, NC

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

              Great product. Great website. Installed it and works perfectly ! Thank you Crucial ...

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              4.0

              great [...]

              By jenny m

              from atlanta

              About Me Power 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 T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

                I love my 2G of RAM - my computer runs so much better now!

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                5.0

                Works as expected

                By Leisure Sure Larry

                from New York, NY

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multiple desktop applications

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a IBM ThinkPad T42 Series (Type 2378) System:

                  Had to dig around for Thinkpad docs to access the DIMM slot under the keyboard.

                  RAM worked as expected. Laptop works better than before. Thanks!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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