[SATLUG] broken cpu pin fell off

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Sun Jun 8 12:30:22 CDT 2008


In that case, I'd go with a pair of 2GB RAM sticks for now.

On Sat, 2008-06-07 at 21:41 -0700, Chris Lemire wrote:
> I've got 4 slots for ram, not 2. If I buy 2 sticks
> giving me a total of 4gb now, I can add 2 more sticks
> later to double that to 8gb. 8 gb is as future proof,
> at least for the near future, as I can get because it
> is the most this board will take anyways. it would
> have been pointless to get 8 gb of ram for that
> computer back then to make you future proof. you are
> most likely using a faster different type of memory
> now. --- Al Castanoli <afcasta at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 21:47 -0700, Chris Lemire
> > wrote:
> > > Now I have to decide, do I
> > > want to buy 2 sticks of ddr2 2x 1gb dual channel
> > for
> > > 20~30 bucks, or do I want to pay 80~90 bucks for
> > 2x
> > > 2gb sticks of ram and be future proof.
> > 
> > If you think 4 GB of RAM is going to make you future
> > proof, consider the
> > original alamo.satlug.org was running Red Hat 3.0.3
> > with 48 megabytes of
> > RAM.  It was a mailserver, web server, ftp server,
> > and occasionally a
> > Quake server.  How far do you think you'd get today
> > with Fedora on 48
> > megabytes of RAM?
> > 
> > Al Castanoli
> > 
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