[SATLUG] broken cpu pin fell off

Chris Lemire good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 8 12:46:08 CDT 2008


Thanks for the economical suggestion. I am not sure
that I will be able to run memory in dual channel
without buying it in dual channel pairs. Does anybody
know?

--- Alan Lesmerises <alesmerises at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> If you're looking for an economical solution to the
> memory question, 
> can't you just use a SINGLE 2gb stick and upgrade
> later as your needs 
> dictate?
> 
> Al Lesmerises
> 
> 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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