Does the K7s5A Pro take Single Sided SDRAM?

Discussion in 'ECS' started by CSL, Sep 10, 2003.

  1. CSL

    CSL Guest


    I bought a single-sided, 8 chip stick of 256 RAM for my brother's P2. It
    only showed up as half of what it should have been. Anyways, I'm going to
    pass down my 1.333 TBird to my brother, and was planning to use a K7S5A pro
    to use his existing, double sided 256 meg stick of SDRAM. Will the other
    single sided stick work in the K7S5A Pro? Thanks.

    CSL, Sep 10, 2003
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  2. CSL

    Mike G Guest

    Yes it will.

    The issue isn't the 'sidedness' as such, it's the density of the RAM.
    A single sided 256MB stick (or double sided 512MB stick, for that
    matter) will be 256MBit density, and hence not fully compatible with
    older P2 motherboards which max out at 128MBit density.
    Mike G, Sep 10, 2003
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    CSL, Sep 12, 2003
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