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1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-8500 memory module

1GB, 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-8500 memory module
Part Number: CT12864AA1067
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 240-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-8500
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-8500 • CL=7 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-1066 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
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240-pin DIMM

240-pin 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 DIMMs are used to provide DDR2 SDRAM memory for desktop computers. DDR2 is a leading-edge generation of memory with an improved architecture that allows it to transmit data very fast.

Each 240-pin DIMM provides a 64-bit data path (72-bit for ECC or registered or Fully Buffered modules). (The Ballistix™ and Ballistix Tracer™ high-performance memory do not come in 72-bit or registered modules.)

Standard DDR2 240-pin DIMMs are available in DDR2 PC2-3200 SDRAM, DDR2 PC2-4200 SDRAM, DDR2 PC2-5300 SDRAM, and PC2-6400 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.

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 DDR2 DIMM is closer toward the center of the module.

Ballistix and Ballistix Tracer 240-pin DIMMs

Our high-performance Ballistix 240-pin DIMMs come in DDR2 PC2-5300 SDRAM, DDR2 PC2-6400 SDRAM, and DDR2 PC2-8000 SDRAM. The Ballistix Tracer illuminated, activity-indicating high-performance 240-pin DIMM comes in SDRAM, DDR2 PC2-6400 SDRAM, and DDR2 PC2-8000 SDRAM

For more information about the Ballistix memory line, please visit the Ballistix section of our Web site.

Ballistix 240-pin DIMM
Ballistix 240-pin DIMM for DDR2 memory

Approximately 5.25 in. by 1.18 in. (133.35 mm by 30 mm)

Ballistix Tracer 240-pin DIMM
Ballistix Tracer 240-pin DIMM for DDR2 memory

Approximately 5.25 in. by 1.18 in. (133.35 mm by 30 mm)

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500
 
4.8

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (26)
  • Increases speed (23)
  • Easy to install (21)
  • Fast (13)
  • Large capacity (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (27)
    • Multiple desktop applications (21)
    • Multimedia (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (23), Casual user (16)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (34), Business (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Repeated install/remove/install required

    I had only 256k RAM, so I purchased 4 GB. I inserted all 4 cards in beginning; computer would not boot. Took all 4 cards out, put old card back, rebooted. Put...Read complete review

    I had only 256k RAM, so I purchased 4 GB. I inserted all 4 cards in beginning; computer would not boot. Took all 4 cards out, put old card back, rebooted. Put one card in, rebooted. Put old card in successive new slots and rebooted, then replaced old card with each new card; had to do this with each of the next 3 cards to get all 4 in place. Took some doing after reading through several FAQs, but eventually got there and now works great; can have several apps open at once (fast response time) and started using webcam with kids who live out of town. Many thanks for the notes others provided that led me in the right direction. Still wondering why I had so much trouble with each new card; almost like card was not making good contact in the previously unused slots. It seemed like after I pressed the old card in the new slot and then put the new cards in and wiggled them a little that contact was finally made between card and motherboard??? Anyway, works like a champ now - THANKS!!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not There Yet!!!

    No reason to say product won't work, but it doesn't play well with others. Goal of increasing RAM not achieved. Now chasing between Crucial, Board supplier, and BIOS software manufacturer to find out...Read complete review

    No reason to say product won't work, but it doesn't play well with others. Goal of increasing RAM not achieved. Now chasing between Crucial, Board supplier, and BIOS software manufacturer to find out why.

    Running Crucial.exe doesn't tell the whole story!

    Reviewed by 40 customers

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    5.0

    Works great!

    By Njibo

    from Columbus, GA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

      Great product. Works well!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Memory that works

      By Spyder

      from Harrisburg, PA

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Increases Speed

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

        Needed to increase speed on business DBase server, worked. Easy to install and was recognized upon restart.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        Excellent

        By Rob

        from Pheonix, AZ

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Large Capacity
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

        easy to install, excellent fit
        Fast Shipping, very good product
        made quite a difference in performance
        Very pleased with purchase

        • Primary use:
        • Business
         
        5.0

        Right Product

        By Jim

        from Salem Oregon

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Working Fine At This Time

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance
        • Multimedia
        • Multiple desktop applications

        Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

        This upgrades my 2007 desktop computer

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        EASY EASY EASY

        By Old Man

        from Winston Salem, NC

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Increases Speed
        • Large Capacity
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multimedia
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

          The easiest upgrade ever with the crucial scan I was assured that I was getting the most compatible ram available. Thanks so much for a pleasant experience!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Excellent Product

          By Nitropup

          from Penacook, NH

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Increases Speed

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance
          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

          Very easy install in my PC. They shipped the right part for my computer. The product works exceptionally well.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great service

          By MohaveDiane

          from Bullhead City,AZ

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Increases Speed

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

            Easy to install, good price, [...]

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Wish I would have done this before, WOW

            By Steele

            from Colorado

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Increased speed

            Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

            This service took out all the guess work! Scan order the parts you need based on your specs you want, and you're done. Bought PC2-8500 for lower price than "[...]" PC2-5300[...]

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            3.0

            Not There Yet!!!

            By FritoDavid

            from Hot Springs, AR

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • No increase in RAM
              • No Increase In Speed

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

                No reason to say product won't work, but it doesn't play well with others. Goal of increasing RAM not achieved. Now chasing between Crucial, Board supplier, and BIOS software manufacturer to find out why.

                Running Crucial.exe doesn't tell the whole story!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Excellent All Around!

                By Cinerama

                from Red Bank, NJ

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Increases Speed

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-8500:

                  Memory installed without a hitch, and the speed improvement was immediately obvious.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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