solly 23:42 19 Aug 2003

I have been using a SDRAM module (168 pins) on
a 100MZ motherboard and I would like to know if
I can use it on a 133MZ board providing the pin
connections agree, advice greatly appreciated as
always Solly

  sil_ver 23:50 19 Aug 2003

If the mobo will accept SDRAM I can't see any reason for it not to work

  solly 23:31 20 Aug 2003

thank you Sil_ver mind at rest Solly

  User-312386 23:44 20 Aug 2003

but it will only run at 100mhz, even if you put a 133 in. All the ram has to be the same parity

  DieSse 23:46 20 Aug 2003

You can use it - but what speed you run it at depends on the module itself.

If it's a 133MHz module, then it should run happily in the 133MHz board.

If it's a 100MHz module, then you can run it, as long as you change the memory speed setting to 100MHz. The speed setting for RAM if often labelld somethng like Default, or Default-33MHz - you would need the Default-33MHz.

Unfortunately the settings descriptions are a bit unstandardised, so if in doubt about what to select, ask again.

  DieSse 23:47 20 Aug 2003

"All the ram has to be the same parity"

????? uh?

  DieSse 23:49 20 Aug 2003

"but it will only run at 100mhz, even if you put a 133 in."

another uh?

  User-312386 23:50 20 Aug 2003

explanation for parity click here

  User-312386 23:51 20 Aug 2003

ok ok so i shot that one off a bit to fast mate

  DieSse 23:51 20 Aug 2003

I know what parity is - it's your statement I don't understand.

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