Solved

DRAM and SDRAM

Posted on 2004-03-20
7
514 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10

I have a DRAM and a SDRAM.
I am using DRAM, but is there any possibility that I can also use SDRAM my computer?

venkat.
0
Comment
Question by:venkateshwarr
7 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
tmj883 earned 90 total points
ID: 10641639
On some transitional mainboards this was possible, but never recommended. Use one or the other to prevent memory errors. State your mfg/mdl. for more info.
T
0
 
LVL 9

Assisted Solution

by:buckeyes33
buckeyes33 earned 20 total points
ID: 10641981
It depends, but most likely not.  Use this free program to tell use what your motherboard manfacturer is and we will let you know.

http://www.aida32.hu/aida32-download.php
0
 
LVL 32

Assisted Solution

by:_
_ earned 20 total points
ID: 10642881
Like they said, sometimes you can, but not a good idea because they take different voltages and most mobo's will only let you set one voltage or the other.
0
New My Cloud Pro Series - organize everything!

With space to keep virtually everything, the My Cloud Pro Series offers your team the network storage to edit, save and share production files from anywhere with an internet connection. Compatible with both Mac and PC, you're able to protect your content regardless of OS.

 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:asmodeusnz
asmodeusnz earned 20 total points
ID: 10646436
>I am using DRAM, but is there any possibility that I can also use SDRAM my computer?

NO, Although you may have both types of RAM slots on your motherboard, you can only use 1 or the other.
You CANNOT use both together.
This also applies to other motherboards with 2 different types of RAM slots.
Eg: 72pin RAM and 168pin SDRAM on the same board. Only 1 type can be used at a time.

Cheers
Rodger
0
 
LVL 12

Author Comment

by:venkateshwarr
ID: 10655381

Thanks for the replies
0
 
LVL 12

Author Comment

by:venkateshwarr
ID: 10655384
I better dont do that....... but was just curious.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:_
ID: 10655410
Thank you much.    : )

Good choice.  : )
0

Featured Post

Save on storage to protect fatherhood memories

You're the dad who has everything. This Father's Day, make sure your family memories are protected. My Passport Ultra has automatic backup and password protection to keep your cherished photos and videos safe. With up to 3TB, you have plenty of room to hold the adventures ahead.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Moving your enterprise fax infrastructure from in-house fax machines and servers to the cloud makes sense — from both an efficiency and productivity standpoint. But does migrating to a cloud fax solution mean you will no longer be able to send or re…
Stuck in voice control mode on your Amazon Firestick?  Here is how to turn it off!!!
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
Learn how to create flexible layouts using relative units in CSS.  New relative units added in CSS3 include vw(viewports width), vh(viewports height), vmin(minimum of viewports height and width), and vmax (maximum of viewports height and width).

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now