Crucial 8GB Single DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL11 SODIMM 204-Pin 1.35V/1.5V Notebook Memory CT102464BF160B
8 GB (1 x 8 GB) - DDR3 SDRAM - 1600 MHz DDR3-1600/PC3-12800 - 1.35 V - Non-ECC - Unbuffered - 204-pin - SoDIMM
Technical InformationMemory Size: 8 GB
Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Voltage: 1.35 V
Number of Modules: 1 x 8 GB
Memory Speed: 1600 MHz
Memory Standard: DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Error Checking: Non-ECC
Signal Processing: Unbuffered
CAS Latency: CL11
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.