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4GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

4GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT51272AF667
  • Module Size: 4GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Fully Buffered • ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 512Meg x 72 •
    What does this mean?
 $149.99
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240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM

Specialty FBDIMM Modules

Energy-Efficient FBDIMM

240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM for DDR2 memory

For Energy-Efficient memory, please be certain that your system supports 1.5v Energy Efficient memory prior to ordering. For more information please visit the Energy Efficient Memory homepage.

FBDIMM for Apple Mac Pro

240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM for DDR2 memory

Note: Because Crucial carries modules with more than one design of Apple-approved heat spreaders, your module may look slightly different from the example shown above.

Because it's designed to deliver improved performance for demanding applications, FBDIMM memory tends to run at a higher temperature when compared with other DRAM. And that stands to reason as the MacPro — running at speeds up to 3GHz — is the fastest Mac system to date.

Now, upgrading the FBDIMM memory in those systems is quick, easy, and affordable. Crucial's FBDIMM modules meet Apple's unique standards for the MacPro systems, including a highly engineered design featuring heat spreaders that dissipate more heat faster, which allows for lower noise levels because the fans can run slower. So if you're a Mac user who wants to maximize performance on the MacPro system, let Crucial help you find the right upgrade today.

(Please note that FBDIMMS must be installed in pairs.)

240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM for DDR2 memory

Note: Because Crucial carries modules with more than one design of FBDIMM-approved heat spreaders, your module may look slightly different from the example shown above. Below are some of the other possible products you may receive when ordering this product.

240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM for DDR2 memory  240-pin Fully Buffered DIMM for DDR2 memory
Approximately 5.25 in. by 1.18 in. (133.35 mm by 30 mm)

A dual inline memory module (DIMM) consists of a number of memory components (usually black) that are attached to a printed circuit board (usually green). The gold pins on the bottom of the DIMM provide a connection between the module and a socket on a larger printed circuit board. The pins on the front and back of a DIMM are not connected to each other.

240-pin fully buffered DIMMs (FBDIMMs) are used to provide DDR2 SDRAM memory for servers and motherboards that use FBDIMM technology, as opposed to conventional registered DIMM (RDIMM) technology. DDR2 is a leading-edge generation of memory with an improved architecture that allows it to transmit data very fast. FBDIMM technology utilizes an advanced memory buffer that allows modules to be connected in series — meaning that more memory modules can be connected (and thus memory density is increased) and errors at the connection points are reduced.

Each 240-pin DIMM provides a 64-bit data path (72-bit for ECC or registered or fully buffered modules).

DDR2 240-pin fully buffered DIMMs are available in DDR2 PC2-4200 SDRAM and DDR2 PC2-5300 SDRAM.

To use DDR2 memory, your system motherboard must have 240-pin DIMM slots and a DDR2-enabled chipset. A DDR2 SDRAM DIMM will not fit into a standard SDRAM DIMM socket or a DDR DIMM socket.

To use fully buffered DIMMs, your server or motherboard must use FBDIMM architecture. An FBDIMM will not fit into a standard DDR2 socket, and a DDR2 module will not fit into an FBDIMM socket.

The number of black components on a 240-pin DIMM can vary, but it always has 120 pins on the front and 120 pins on the back, for a total of 240. 240-pin DIMMs are approximately 5.25 inches long and 1.18 inches high, though the heights can vary. While 240-pin DDR2 DIMMs, 184-pin DDR DIMMs, and 168-pin DIMMs are approximately the same size, 240-pin DIMMs and 184-pin DIMMs have only one notch within the row of pins. The notch in a 240-pin fully buffered DDR2 DIMM is in a different location than the notch for regular 240-pin DDR2 modules.

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Crucial4GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-5300
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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        5.0

        Memory for my Dell Server

        By IT Guy

        from Albuquerque, NM

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 4GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-5300:

          This was a memory upgrade for my business server. We were running Windows Server 2003 R2 with 2GBs of RAM, now I am running Windows Server 2012 with 10GBs of RAM. It is recommended that I run 8GB and remove the 4 old 512mb chips but I think where memory is concerned, the more the merrier!

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          4.0

          Replacment

          By JB

          from Los Angeles

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                Comments about Crucial 4GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-5300:

                The ease of return was great, the return/warranty section was also easy to use. The steps shown to enter the information was also good. The warranty look up/warranty tool also made this easy and simple.

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                5.0

                Works as expected

                By linux zindabad

                from Schaumburg IL

                About Me Power user

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable Performance

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                    Comments about Crucial 4GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-5300:

                    Works as expected, More VM's on my server

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