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Old 01-14-2007, 03:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question server ram for desktop

Hi all,

i just bought new 256mb of ddr266 registered ecc server ram.


I was wondering whether or not it would be compatible with a normal desktop pc. My motherboard is a gigabyte 8vm533m-rz. i am only asking this question as i have not received the ram in the mail yet.

Any help would be greatley appreciated!!!

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Old 01-14-2007, 05:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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check your motherboard mannufacturer and see if its compatable with registered ecc ram,, it would say it in your motherboard book too

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You'll likely need a server motherboard.

Why only 256MB?

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Old 01-14-2007, 07:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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All it says in the manual is

2 184 pin ddr dimm sockets, supports up to 2gb dram
supports ddr266/ddr200 dimm
supports only 2.5v ddr sdram

Look up hymd132g725b4m on google and go to the first link. It doesnt say anything about being server ram.

And when i install the ram, if its incompatible will the pc boot up? (i dont have any other ram at the moment)
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