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Old 08-12-2007, 11:09 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It is impossible! Kidding, you can count the pins. My friend had to do that.
unless we are talking about different pins, that is how you determine the difference between DDR, DDR2, DDR3 and older RAM.... easier to look at the notches where the DIMM's plug into the motherboard for that, than actually COUNTING the pins... lol...

The memory chips might have the density labeled on them, in which case, I beleive you would just take that and multiply by the number of chips on the stick.... or you can ask your boss how HE did it..
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Default Re: Determining the size of a stick of RAM

Each memory chip on the stick should have the memory capacity of that chip printed on it... I had to do this today.. Well, didn't HAVE to, just tried it out. The DIMM had 16 memory chips on it, 8 on each side, and printed on each one was "32M" and some other info... 32*16=512.... sticker on the ram also confirmed 512MB. I DOUBT that there would be memory chips on the same stick of ram with different memory capacities, so you look at one, you get them all.

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