Dell A2257216  16GB Memory PC2-5300
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A2257216 Dell 16GB 667MHz PC2-5300 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Ecc Bulk

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A2257216 16GB 2X8GB 667MHz PC2-5300 240-Pin DDR2 Fully Buffered ECC Registered SDRAM DIMM Memory Powerwdge for Server | Made by Dell | New Bulk Pack
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High Speed and Capacity

The A2257216 is a Dell-branded DDR2 RAM module with a capacity of 16GB and a clock speed of 667MHz. DDR2 (Double Data Rate 2) is a type of SDRAM (Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory) that was popular in computer systems from the mid-2000s to early 2010s.

The clock speed of the RAM, in this case 667MHz, refers to the number of times per second that the RAM can access and transfer data. The higher the clock speed, the faster the RAM can perform its functions. However, the clock speed is not the only factor that determines the RAM's performance.

ECC (Error-Correcting Code) and Registered are additional features of this RAM module. ECC RAM has extra hardware that can detect and correct errors that may occur during data transfer. Registered RAM, also known as buffered RAM, is a type of memory module that includes a buffer between the memory controller and the memory chips. This buffer reduces the electrical load on the memory controller, allowing for greater reliability and stability at high speeds and capacities.

The high capacity of this RAM module, 16GB, allows it to store more data than lower-capacity modules. This is useful for memory-intensive applications such as video editing, 3D rendering, and virtualization. However, it's important to note that the capacity of RAM is not the only factor that determines a computer's performance. Other components, such as the processor and storage drives, also play important roles.

Capacity and Frequency

A2257216 refers to the product code for a specific type of RAM module manufactured by Dell.

The capacity of this RAM module is 16GB, which means it can store up to 16 gigabytes of data at any given time. This is a fairly large amount of memory, and is suitable for use in high-performance computing applications or servers that need to handle large amounts of data.

The frequency of this RAM module is 667MHz, which refers to the speed at which data can be transferred between the RAM module and the computer's processor. A higher frequency generally means faster data transfer, which can lead to improved system performance.

The RAM module uses DDR2 SDRAM technology, which is a type of RAM that uses double data rate (DDR) to transfer data on both the rising and falling edges of the clock signal, effectively doubling the transfer rate.

Lastly, the RAM module is ECC Registered, which means it has Error-Correcting Code (ECC) and uses Register to control the flow of data between the RAM module and the memory controller. ECC helps to detect and correct errors in the data stored in memory, which is important for applications that require high levels of reliability and data integrity.

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency refers to the ability of a computing system to perform tasks with minimal energy consumption. While the A2257216 Dell 16GB RAM module does not directly impact the energy efficiency of a computing system, it can indirectly contribute to it in several ways.

Firstly, a larger RAM module like the A2257216 Dell 16GB module can help reduce the need for a computer to access a hard drive or other slower storage media. When a computer runs out of RAM, it has to start using its hard drive as a temporary storage space, which can be much slower and consume more power than accessing data from RAM. By increasing the amount of RAM, the computer can work faster and access data more efficiently, reducing overall energy consumption.

Secondly, the A2257216 Dell 16GB RAM module is an ECC Registered module. ECC (Error-Correcting Code) is a technology that helps detect and correct errors in data stored in RAM. By ensuring data integrity, ECC can help reduce the need for retransmissions or additional processing, which can save energy.

Lastly, the A2257216 Dell 16GB RAM module is rated for a lower frequency of 667MHz, which means it consumes less power compared to higher frequency RAM modules. While this difference may be small, it can still contribute to a more energy-efficient computing system.

General information

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Manufacturer part number: A2257216
  • Type: Memory (RAM)
  • Sub-Type: PC2-5300
  • Product name: 16gb ddr2 sdram memory module

Technical Information

  • Storage capacity: 16gb
  • Memory technology: ddr2 sdram
  • Number of modules: 2 x 8gb
  • Memory speed: 667mhz ddr2-667/pc2-5300
  • Data integrity check: ecc chipkill
  • Ram features: fully buffered
  • Physical characteristics:
  • Form factor: 240-pin dimm

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