pc100&133

mwmorph

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ok. just asking since i know 66mhz ram is different in size from 100mhz ram.
 

n7

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It may not.

The older mobos are often picky about having the right RAM, but it's worth a try.
 

imported_Kiwi

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Originally posted by: n7
The older mobos are often picky about having the right RAM, but it's worth a try.
One complication in this is the change to PC-133 relatively early on. Relatively soon after PC-133 was first manufactured, there was a major change to it, such that there was both "pre-change" PC-133, and "post-change" as well. There were a few MB's around from that in between era, whenever it was (I recall the change going on when RAM was damn expensive, and I was running older systems that used whatever came before the SDRAMs and had a lot few pins than 168 in the slots, but I can't pin down in my memory WHEN that was).


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BCinSC

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Had to do with Single Sided vs Double Sided. All true PC100 is Single Sided only and maxes at 256MB;most newer PC133 is double sided and some motherboards just can't read it. I know - I have a couple. Watch sales, like Office Depot, and you can get 128MB sticks for $18, rather than $60+
 

mwmorph

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cool. i have a 128mb pc100 and a 128mb pc133 coming in in a few days and wanted to know if it'll work. package was only $22 shipped so how could i refuse?