Subject: Re: DECstation 5000 memory?
To: Andy Sparrow <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 05/30/1997 12:16:11
On Thu, 29 May 1997 17:43:32 -0700 (PDT)  Andy Sparrow wrote:

> Hi all.
> Does anyone happen to know whether the 80pin SIMMs fitted to DEC VAX
> 4100-series machines are compatible with the 80 pin SIMMs fitted to
> DECstation 5000/1xx-series machines?
> I note that the DEC part numbers are different, which might be significant
> or mean nothing at all... :-/  Has anyone tried this and know the answer?
> I have a line on some reasonably-priced ex-VAX 16Mb & 4Mb modules which were
> apparently removed from a 4100... :)

The 5000/1xx series takes MS01-AA (in pairs of 2MB SIMMs) and MS02-BA
(in pairs of 8MB SIMMs) memory modules.  If the part numbers for the
4100 is different, I wouldn't use them.  Just my opinion.