Mix of SIMM & DIMM

  Drifter 18:16 23 Mar 2003
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Hi, We opened up my friend's Mesh 166Mhz PC (How Old????) to install an extra 64MB of SIMM cos the manual said there were 2 spare SIMM slots for edo memory boards, but there arn't, but there does seem to be 2 unused 168 pin DIMM slots. Is this possible and can they be used mix & match style with the edo boards? We took out the 2x16Mb and put in the 2x32Mb edo SIMMs, I think the book said the MoBo could handle 128Mb of RAM so could we add 64Mb DIMM? It's a ASUS SP97-V mobo.
Any thoughts on the matter would be gratefully received. Cheers, Drifter

  MAJ 18:45 23 Mar 2003

The old 72 pin Simm Ram can not be used with the 168 SDRAM, it's either one or the other. Obviously you should go for the 168-pin SDRAM as it's cheaper and you can use larger modules.

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