DDR Upgrade for the Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC2700, DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 2

How much memory your Windows OS will recognize depends on which version of Windows you are running. 32-bit versions of Windows will see (and utilize) only 3GB or 3.5GB. To utilize more memory, install a 64-bit version of your OS. More information about OS memory maximums can be found here.

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

1GB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module

1GB, 184-pin DIMM, DDR PC2700 memory module
Part Number: CT1161311
  • Module Size: 1GB
  • Package: 184-pin DIMM
  • Feature: DDR PC2700
  • Specs: DDR PC2700 • CL=2.5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR333 • 2.5V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB)
£16.99 ex. VAT    £20.39 inc. VAT*
Qty:
* - Default VAT charge calculated at 20% for the UK.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System
 
4.9

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (12)
  • Fast (4)
  • Increases speed (4)
  • Reliable performance (4)
  • Simple (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased performance (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual user (9)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (8)

    Reviewed by 26 customers

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    5.0

    Memory upgrade

    By DPtwo

    from Beds.

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Increases Speed

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance

      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

      1GB RAM upgrade to 2GB.
      Bought to keep ageing Dell 4550 running in modern world. Just opened PC box, removed old memory and plugged in two new cards. Shut box, updated the virtual memory (running XP Home) and carried on as usual. No problems. No BIOS update or any other alterations. Literally plug and play. Currently working fine. 4550 currently running OK on 2GB.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      4.0

      recommended

      By big G

      from stafford

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Increased Performance

        Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

        increased from 512 RAM to 1.5gb. only installed tonight so cant comment on reliability. Immediate increase in speed of all operations. Looking good

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Top all round advice and service!

        By Rizzer01

        from Essex

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Good price value
        • Increases Speed
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Increased Performance

          Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

          Having checked compatability before, it was a simple enough task to instal and start working straightaway.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Does what is says on the packet !!

          By AntXXG

          from Farnham, Surrey UK

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Fast
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multimedia
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

            Bought to upgrade a friends aging PC running XP with 512MB .. this upgrade means the pagefile is now pretty much redundant.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            A simple upgrade, well worth the £'s

            By Goodgodders

            from Buckinghamshire

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

            My Dell 4550 at nearly 10years old was struggling. It had been upgraded in 2006 from 512MB to 1GB of memory (the max memory according to the Dell Manual). However the Crucial scan software showed it was possible to upgrade the Dell 4550 from 1GB to 2GB of memory. [...]The machine was erratic on first load, because I hadn't seated the memory cards correctly. Second attempt after reading the instructions 'properly' all up and running and showing a marked improvement in performance.A thoroughly worthwhile upgrade.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
             
            5.0

            Excellent prouct I would recommend it .

            By noel the gardener

            from Ireland

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increased speed huge plus
            • Increases Speed
            • Just follow helpfull inst
            • Performance excellent
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

            • Couldnt be better
            • Noel the gardener

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance

            Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

            First class service,excelent product

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Great product, great service

            By Smiffy

            from Angus Scotland

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Increases Speed
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

                I now have a new machine

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                4.0

                Very satisfactory

                By toluene1

                from Isle of Wight

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Increased Performance

                  Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

                  Very simply it works well

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Go faster stripes for an early Dell

                  By Pensioner John

                  from Leatherhead Surrey

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Fast

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

                    My machine was taking ever longer to boot or submit background print jobs. I installed two new modules to provide maximum ram. After a problem free installation performance is much improved. To date no performance problems. (two weeks after install.)

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Great Product & Service!

                    By Andy64

                    from Sheffield

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great service
                    • Just what I needed

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Crucial 1GB Upgrade for a Dell Dimension 4550 (533MHz FSB) System:

                      Crucial's online system analyser worked brilliantly & suggested a number of memory upgrades which would suit our PC. [...] easy to follow fitting instructions. Useability of our 2003 Dell PC has been transformed - great service!

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