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4GB, 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory module

4GB, 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory module
Part Number: CT51264BF160B
  • Module Size: 4GB
  • Package: 204-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-12800
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V •
    What does this mean?
 $45.99
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204-pin SODIMM

204-pin SODIMM
DDR3 204-pin SODIMM: Approximately 2.66 in. by 1.18 in. (66 mm by 30 mm)

In short, 204-pin small outline dual inline memory modules (SODIMMs) are the form factor used to provide DDR3 memory modules for notebook computers and other small form factor computing platforms. 204-pin SODIMMs are currently available in PC3-8500 (DDR3 1066MHz) and PC3-10600 (DDR3 1333MHz) speeds.

To use DDR3 memory, your system must have both a 204-pin SODIMM slot and a chipset that supports DDR3 memory. A DDR3 SODIMM will not fit into DDR2 or DDR memory sockets. (Information about which memory technology your system uses is included in the Crucial Memory Advisor™ tool.)

SODIMMs are smaller and thinner than regular DIMMs, and the 204-pin SODIMM PCBs are always ~2.6 inches long and are usually around 1.18 inches high (though the heights can vary slightly). They consist of a number of memory components (usually black) that are attached to a printed circuit board (usually green). The number of memory components on a 204-pin SODIMM's printed circuit board (PCB) can vary, but the PCB will always have 102 pins on the front and the back both, for a total of 204 pins. The gold pins on the bottom of the SODIMM provide the connection between the memory module and the memory socket.

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by PowerReviews
Crucial4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800
 
4.6

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (14)
  • Increases speed (13)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Large capacity (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (15)
    • Multiple desktop applications (13)
    • Multimedia (8)
    • Gaming (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (12), Casual user (8)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (19)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product

    This product was super easy to install, my laptop (HP) recognized it instantly, and the performance speed is noticeably faster. I went from 4gb, added another 4gb, making it a total of...Read complete review

    This product was super easy to install, my laptop (HP) recognized it instantly, and the performance speed is noticeably faster. I went from 4gb, added another 4gb, making it a total of 8gb. The crucial customer service agent was extremely polite and helpful in steering toward what product I needed for my computer.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Wrong RAM suggested

    I was recommended a 204 pin instead of 240 pin by their website when I searched by manufacturer feature.
    No credit for return shipping

    I was recommended a 204 pin instead of 240 pin by their website when I searched by manufacturer feature.
    No credit for return shipping

    Reviewed by 21 customers

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    5.0

    Works!

    By Bruce

    from Santa Cruz, CA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

          I would put all of this under "Pros", but there's space there for only about ten words.

          I bought this for a Lenovo T440s. This is more about the laptop, but if you remove the tabs in the right order, the back cover comes off without breaking anything. This memory has the same timings as the memory that comes with the laptop, and installing this enabled dual channel to work automatically.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Good

          By Arjun

          from Charlotte, NC

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gaming
            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

            This was the best 4gb module for my budget. Also the web site has a lot of details about the module like latency time, operating voltage etc. this is good because you can match it with your existing RAM module for good synchronization.

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            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great price, shipping, install, and use.

            By Anonymous

            from Saint Louis, Missouri

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Great shipping
            • Increases Speed
            • Instantly Recognized
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

            • None Whatsoever So Far

            Best Uses

            • Gaming
            • Increased Performance
            • Multimedia
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

            Ordered RAM and received it within two days. Painless install, and was immediately recognized by Asus K55A. Increased overall system performance, including allowing gaming on previously unplayable games. Great buy, and would do it again in a heartbeat. Thanks Crucial!

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            • Personal
             
            5.0

            great over standard for G73SW

            By DRJ

            from ATL GA

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Increases Speed
            • Large Capacity
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gaming
              • Increased Performance
              • Multimedia
              • Multiple desktop applications

              Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

              I choose the faster speed DDR3 for my Asus G73SW, i will purchase another set, it used lil less voltage, it is faster performace and noticable speed differences compared to the standard speed,

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              • Personal
               
              4.0

              Laptop Peformance is up for cheap

              By santifr

              from Chicago suburbs

              About Me Power user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed
              • Large Capacity
              • Reliable Performance

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Increased Performance

                Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                Less disk/memory swap time and more performance -- no downside. Lots for the $

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                5.0

                excellent performance

                By Bernerman

                from Detroit, Mi

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast
                • Increases Speed
                • Reliable Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance
                  • Multimedia
                  • Multiple desktop applications

                  Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                  wanted to max out ram and perfect performance from added ram easily installed and system recognized ram immediately system works much more effeciently

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                  • Personal
                   
                  3.0

                  Wrong RAM suggested

                  By jr

                  from CA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                        I was recommended a 204 pin instead of 240 pin by their website when I searched by manufacturer feature.
                        No credit for return shipping

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        4.0

                        This works

                        By Ray

                        from San Diego

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • 135v
                        • Fast
                        • Increases Speed

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Gaming
                        • Multimedia

                        Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                        I have sheen told this is the best bc it's 1.35v versus the others out there which are 1.5v

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                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Great Transaction

                        By wineguy4

                        from Bay City MI

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast
                        • Increases Speed
                        • Large Capacity
                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Increased Performance
                          • Multimedia
                          • Multiple desktop applications

                          Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                          Fast shipping.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                           
                          5.0

                          Fast

                          By Comp Guy

                          from Kansas City, Kansas

                          About Me Power user

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy Install
                          • Fast
                          • Increases Speed

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Increased Performance
                            • Multiple desktop applications

                            Comments about Crucial 4GB 204-pin SODIMM DDR3 PC3-12800:

                            Easy to install and made my computer much faster.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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