DDR Upgrade for the Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz, 17-inch) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your iMac (G5-1.6GHz, 17-inch) System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 2

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

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

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.

1GB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module

1GB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC3200 memory module
Part Number: CT407779
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 184-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC3200
  • Specs: DDR PC3200 • CL=3 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR400 • 2.6V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz, 17-inch)
 $28.99
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Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System
 
4.7

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (31)
  • Reliable (29)
  • Increases speed (18)
  • Fast (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multiple desktop applications (17)
    • Increased performance (15)
    • Multimedia (10)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (25), Power user (10)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (29), Business (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Megga-Jigga-Wigga ...

    I need help from my Apple buddies to understand all this megga-jigga-wigga, RAM this RAM that. But, Crucial Mac made it easy. The scanner app. was quite wonderful. Explained it's scan of ...Read complete review

    I need help from my Apple buddies to understand all this megga-jigga-wigga, RAM this RAM that. But, Crucial Mac made it easy. The scanner app. was quite wonderful. Explained it's scan of your Mac with simple diagrams. This what you have, this is what you could have, this is what we recommend and this (awesome) is what is the limit of an DRAM upgrade. No "tech jargon". I went with the Max and will never have a Mac without the maximum DRAM again. I installed it myself, was way too gentle pushing the chip into the slots. When I booted, up, only 1GB showed. I went back and used the Crucial Mac scanner to confirm. Opened up my iMac again and this time pushed them both in correctly. Thank you Crucial Mac.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

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    I use final cut and I see no difference

    I use final cut and I see no difference

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    4.0

    Crucial Came Through, Thank you

    By me

    from New Jersey

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

          extra memory for an older iMac G5 desktop

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Positive Results

          By Granpadad

          from Lovell, WY

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

            [...]low cost, performing as expected. Don't have any benchmark data to compare to.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Lived up to it's billing...

            By Flashrat

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Fast
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

              The price was competitive and the product worked flawlessly. I would use Crucial again for memory purchases...

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect product...easy installation!

              By Diana

              from Henderson, NV

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Fast
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                I bought this product to upgrade my Apple iMac G5. Knowing nothing about the inner workings of a computer, I was able to install the memory myself and have my computer running faster in a matter of minutes. Crucial also scanned my computer to tell me the correct product and how much each memory upgrade would cost [...]. All in all this was a very positive experience with a wonderful product.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Awesome!

                By LFC

                from Derry, NH

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Increases Speed
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance
                  • Multimedia

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                  [...] I was shocked and pleasantly surprised.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  Working well

                  By Eliza B

                  from NC

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Increases Speed

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multimedia
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                    Note that I did not install myself.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Happy customer

                    By kpknight

                    from Teasdale UT

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Fair Price
                    • Fast
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance
                      • Multiple desktop applications

                      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                      I enjoyed installing the RAM myself and you made it easy for me to accomplish.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect for my needs

                      By An older gentleman

                      from Norwood MA

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Fast
                      • Reliable Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Increased Performance

                        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                        Brought older computers up to speed

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Easy & simple

                        By iMac fan

                        from Colorado Springs, CO

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Increased Performance

                          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                          Installation into the iMac G5 was simple & easy.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                           
                          5.0

                          So quick, such fun!!!!!

                          By Grozi

                          from Northville, MI

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Install
                          • Increases Speed
                          • Reliable Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance
                            • Multimedia
                            • Multiple desktop applications

                            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz 17-inch) System:

                            This is wonderful. I feel like I have a new computer and it's three years old. With more memory and various programs added, I can do so much more. I'm just sorry I didn't do it a few years ago.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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