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Re: [vox-tech] PC100 RAM for 440-BX chipset
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Re: [vox-tech] PC100 RAM for 440-BX chipset



I have some that should work, Trade you what Ive got
for a stick of ddr2.

--- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:

> A 256MB DIMM of PC100 RAM is priced at $17.
> 
> However, if you want to stick that DIMM in an old
> 440-BX based motherboard,
> that $17 balloons into $70-$100.  Apparently, low
> density PC100 RAM is about
> 7-8 times more expensive than high density PC100
> RAM.  Apparently, it has to
> do with the fact that low density chips require more
> silicon wafer.
> 
> Does anybody have some PC100 256MB low density DIMM
> sticks you wouldn't mind
> giving away or selling at a reasonable price?  Maybe
> something you salvaged
> when you tossed that old Pentium II about 4 years
> ago?  ;-)
> 
> I currently have 128 + 128 + 64 in my old dual
> Celeron box based on the
> 440-BX.  Considering its age, the performance I get
> from this machine is jaw
> dropping, but occaisionally, it gets RAM starved, so
> I'd like to increase its
> memory.
> 
> Thanks,
> Pete
> 
> -- 
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> abstract, rather than more
> complicated.  The mind of God appears to be abstract
> but not complicated.
> He also appears to like group theory.  --  Tony
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Staples Inc.

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