Subject: Re: Alpha stuff for free
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/09/2003 10:00:34
> On Tuesday, September 9, 2003, at 12:39 PM, Bryan Vyhmeister wrote:
> > This is quite informative. This is definitely a thread to keep. I
> > wondering if anyone has any information about the AlphaServer 4100. 
> > What
> > sort of RAM does it use?
>    The AS4100 uses AS4100 RAM boards...not SIMMs or DIMMs of any kind.  
> They're installed in pairs.  Due to their relatively young age, these 
> boards are very easy to find from vendors in various capacities, but 
> they typically cost thousands of dollars.  If you're shopping for an 
> AS4100 (and I wholeheartedly recommend them if you want a high-end 
> machine) it's best to find one with RAM.

I just picked up an AS4100 on eBay with 256 MB of RAM. I was just hoping
to upgrade it. I did find an upgrade on eBay that was either 2 GB of 4
GB of RAM (I can't remember or find it now) but it was starting at
$1800!! That is way more than I payed for the machine. Thank you for
your help.