Subject: Re: RAM for PWS500au and Powerstorm 4D50T
To: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/05/2001 18:53:01
On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 12:46:42PM -0400, R. C. Dowdeswell wrote:
> On 71081801; seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> wrote:
> >
> >There is that nice PWS500au in my machine room (now with working
> >Ethernet...). 192MB RAM is quite nice, but I want more when I look at
> >the prices for 256MB DIMMs. ;-)
> >This leads to the question: Can I put normal PeeCee ECC SDRAM DIMMs
> >(PC66 / PC100 / PC133) in that machine? 
> >I tried one of the 32MB DIMMs from my PWS500au in a PeeCee (intel TX
> >chipset) and it did not work. So I am afraid that the PWS DIMMs are not
> >standard PC{66,100,133} DIMMs. 
> I just put a Gig  of PC100 RAM into my PWS433a, but you have to make sure
> that it is (IIRC) 3.3V ECC SDRAM.  There is probably another modifier on
> there such as unbuffered.

Yes, it is unbuffered SDRAM alright.

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