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#1 stevo

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 01:14 PM

Why is pc133 SDRam so expensive compared to new DDR.
I think it's crazy. :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 02:27 PM

As older ram is becoming harder to find/get, it's just a supply vs demand thing.
If the demand is there and others are willing to pay the prices asked, then the
vendor can charge more for it.

Newer ram is produced in the 100's of million units now also, as compared to 10's of millions of the PC100 type series.

"Google" is your friend when comparison shopping.

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Posted 24 October 2005 - 03:54 AM

You looking for low density RAM (16 chip)?
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Posted 24 October 2005 - 09:56 PM

i guess???
my mobo uses pc133
don't understancd the whole hi\lo density stuff

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Posted 24 October 2005 - 11:03 PM

What processor do you have and what kind of motherboard?
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Posted 25 October 2005 - 06:56 AM

Hi. I just found several Ebayers selling PC133 ram, some for as low as $15 for 128mb. Most everyone here will advise to stay away from no-name ram. I have been using it for years and probibly bought several hundred 128 and 256 mb sticks with only a couple being bad. I have lower requirements than most.
If you reply with your computer name, model, processor, current ram type and amount I will try and help you.

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Posted 29 October 2005 - 05:58 PM

home built
mobo: msi k7t turbo2
3 pc100/133 ram slots
cpu: athlon 2000
cheap ram don't know manu
one is jetram 128mb

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Posted 29 October 2005 - 06:01 PM

i also would like to know if i can use a 2600 with a 333 fsb even though my mobo only supports 266 fsb. do i need to underclock or anything???

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 05:15 PM

i guess???
my mobo uses pc133
don't understancd the whole hi\lo density stuff


http://www.1stchoicememory.com/pc133.html

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Posted 30 October 2005 - 05:54 PM

Try this... http://computers.listings.ebay.com/Memory-...ListingItemList
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Posted 11 November 2005 - 09:42 PM

is anybody there???

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Posted 11 November 2005 - 10:51 PM

Yes.
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Posted 12 November 2005 - 06:01 PM

what about the 2600. i can't seem to find any info on this.

what about the 2600. i can't seem to find any info on this.

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Posted 12 November 2005 - 07:39 PM

From MSI's homepage

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• Support Socket A for AMD® Athlon™/Athlon™ XP/Duron™ Processors
• Supports up to 2600+

But you need to make sure you've got the newest BIOS.
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Posted 12 November 2005 - 10:26 PM

From what I understand it would work but at a slower clock speed. I would not buy it unless you are sure. I have no personal experince just what I have read on the subject.
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