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Old 11-13-2006, 04:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I really don't know how to tell the difference between simm and dimm physical and electronic.
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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DIMM's have contacts on both sides of the module, hence Dual Inline Memory Module.

SIMM's have contacts on one side of the module, hence Single Inline Memory Module.
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I understand the physical part but I don't understand of how to tell the difference betwee simm and dimm only in electronic.
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It usually takes more than one SIMM to fill a bank, but usually only one DIMM.

I don't see how electronic isn't physical ...
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