DDR Upgrade for the Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz, 17-inch) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your iMac (G5-2.0GHz, 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: CT440183
  • 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 (G5-2.0GHz, 17-inch)
 $28.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System
 
4.6

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (12)
  • Reliable (10)
  • Fast (6)
  • Increases speed (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (8)
    • Multiple desktop applications (7)
    • Multimedia (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (10), Power user (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (11), Business (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Smooth memory upgrade for imac G5

    My imac was slowing down due to limited reserve memory. Increasing from 512 mb to 1 GB was helpful and going to 2 MG would be easy if I need it. The scan that ...Read complete review

    My imac was slowing down due to limited reserve memory. Increasing from 512 mb to 1 GB was helpful and going to 2 MG would be easy if I need it. The scan that crucial allowed to perform was correct in getting me the right DDR memory.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Bad RAM

    The RAM that I got did not work. I don't know if it was because the chips themselves were dysfunctional or they broke when I installed them but either way they did not work. ...Read complete review

    The RAM that I got did not work. I don't know if it was because the chips themselves were dysfunctional or they broke when I installed them but either way they did not work. My computer could not run any programs once they were installed.

    Reviewed by 15 customers

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    5.0

    First Crucial Order (1 GB RAM)

    By Ryan the Idiot

    from Missouri

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Fast
    • Large Capacity
    • Simple

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Increased Performance
    • Multimedia

    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

    Crucial is a fantastic site and company. I will definitely use their services again. The online test that scans your system and determines your needs is quick, easy, and a fantastic service. I received my order promptly at a reasonable rate, and installation was a piece of cake. Very impressed with the site and will be sending more business to them down the road. Thanks, Crucial!

    • Primary use:
    • Business
     
    5.0

    Smooth memory upgrade for imac G5

    By Chad

    from Davis Ca.

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Ease of installation
    • Fair Price
    • Increases Speed
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

    • None so far

    Best Uses

    • Multiple desktop applications

    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

    My imac was slowing down due to limited reserve memory. Increasing from 512 mb to 1 GB was helpful and going to 2 MG would be easy if I need it. The scan that crucial allowed to perform was correct in getting me the right DDR memory.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Memory Upgrade for old MAC

    By Rob the would-be hacker

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

      What I liked best was the memory analyzer. It was slightly invasive of course, but it guaranteed that there would be no problem with the upgrade - and there wasn't.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      1.0

      Bad RAM

      By CJ Mac user

      from Queens, NY

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Unreliable Performance

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

          The RAM that I got did not work. I don't know if it was because the chips themselves were dysfunctional or they broke when I installed them but either way they did not work. My computer could not run any programs once they were installed.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          [...]

          By The telemarkist

          from Charleston, SC

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

            Incredibly easy to install.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Helped my computer with its performance.

            By Amara

            from Brookline, MA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

              The memory upgrade helped speed up my computer's capabilities.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              [...]

              By dg

              from nm

              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 (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

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                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                1GB Upgrade for Apple iMac G5 2.0GHz, 17

                By Dalex

                from Philadelphia

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance
                  • Multiple desktop applications

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

                  [...] works as promised.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  1Gb upgrade for Apple iMac

                  By musick4u

                  from Allentown, 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 Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

                    Overall performance boost; easy to install hardware; price was a bit steep.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Performance for a very good price!

                    By IBCD

                    from Charlotte, NC

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Increased Performance

                      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Apple iMac (G5-2.0GHz 17-inch) System:

                      Can have many more apps open at the same time.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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