DDR2 Upgrade for the Toshiba Satellite A105-S4342 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your Satellite A105-S4342 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

All memory slots may be filled, some of the existing memory may need to be removed in order to upgrade.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.

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

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT629951
  • 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 Toshiba Satellite A105-S4342
 $35.99
Qty:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System
 
4.6

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (36)
  • Reliable (28)
  • Fast (20)
  • Increases speed (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multiple desktop applications (18)
    • Increased performance (11)
    • Multimedia (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (22), Power user (13)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (32), Business (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Should have sooner

    Great instruction and reference material on website led to quick and easy install

    Immediate performance improvement

    Great instruction and reference material on website led to quick and easy install

    Immediate performance improvement

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Memory didn't help

    All applications became slow, I was told to add memory, I added max memory, it didn't have any positive effect whatsoever. Nothing.

    All applications became slow, I was told to add memory, I added max memory, it didn't have any positive effect whatsoever. Nothing.

    Reviewed by 36 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent product at a great value

    By Eric

    from Limon, CO

    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 Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

      [...] worked as expected. For the small amount of money, the performance increase was awesome!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By tlckids

      from Tampa, FL

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fast
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

        This memory was great for my Toshiba laptop!!!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By Chuck

        from Sun City West, AZ

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

          Product worked as advertised [...]

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Crucial made my day

          By Doug

          from Florida

          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 Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

            gave me great preformance

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great product [...]

            By Ale

            from Miami, FL

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

              Increased performance

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              5.0

              Easy to use

              By Trentster

              from Johnson City, TN

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance
                • Multiple desktop applications

                Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

                I was able to insatll the memory without any training or guidance. The extra RAM has sped up my system

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                i will certainly buy from CRUCIAL again

                By john

                from baltimore,MD

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

                  i purchase items from time to time and sometimes i need to compare prices from mdifferent stores and i need to do these quickly, so i need my sites and pages moving faster.

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                  5.0

                  2GB Upgrade saved my laptop

                  By theta

                  from cupertino, ca

                  About Me Power user

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Increases Speed
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multimedia
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

                    everything loads faster

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    1.0

                    Does not work

                    By PJB

                    from Florida

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

                        computer will not recognize the module - purchase was simple - [...] - too bad I can't use it.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        crucial is the best!

                        By barbalot!

                        from seanta cruz, california

                        About Me Power user

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Multiple desktop applications

                          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Toshiba Satellite A105 Series System:

                          [...] the product is great, no problems at all! thank you Crucial.com -

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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