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What uses 5V 168 pin DIMM modules?

Posted on 1998-03-20
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I recently gained possession of a 64MB 168 pin DIMM module mistakenly. My computer can't use it, and all other systems I've seen use 3.3V chips.
What type of computer uses the 5V variety? I don't even know if this is SDRAM or otherwise....
Thanks if anyone can help.

(Due to various reasons I can't exchange the thing.)
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mg,
It is probably either FP or EDO RAM.  SDRAM uses 3.3v.
Some motherboards can be configured to select either one.
Regards,
Ralph

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The fact that all SDRAM is 3.3V narrows it down, thanks, but I was kinda hoping someone  might know a particular brand of computer/Mother Board which uses this stuff?
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Okay mg, here is an example of a mother board that supports both 3.3 and 5v DIMMs:
http://eurone.com/em5100.htm
You can learn about many others by checking the lists at this site:
http://motherboards.org/
I hope this helps,
Ralph

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