Solved

Ram Chart

Posted on 2009-04-09
11
1,302 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
hello,

I have been looking to see if I can find a Ram Compatibility chart anywhere, and am striking out. I know that you can go to crucial.com and scan your system. But I'm kind of looking for a chart that lists like a spreadsheet or something along those lines, that shows like 2700 compatible with 2300, etc. Kind of like that.

I do not know if there is anything like that or not, I may have to make one, but wanted to check first.

thank you!
0
Comment
Question by:helms007
  • 5
  • 5
11 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
MrMintanet earned 500 total points
ID: 24107504
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:SysExpert
ID: 24111669
DDR and DDR2 are generally backward compatible ( faster RAM works in a slower system )

Same for pc-66/100/133 RAM.

Issues may arise based on motherboard chipset for low vs. high density.

So I do not think that there is any universal chart available.

Please provide details, and maybe e can help out.

I hope this helps !
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MrMintanet
ID: 24111680
I hope it helps too!
0
U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:PCBONEZ
ID: 24112634
DDR and DDR2 are not front/back compatible because the modules have a different number of pins.

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MrMintanet
ID: 24112676
Agreed with PCBONEZ.  As a matter of fact, that is completely absurd.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:PCBONEZ
ID: 24113053
So for as speeds being front/back compatible...
That is dependent on the data stored in the SPD on the modules.
-
One PC3200 module might have data for it to run at PC2100 but another does not.

The 'rules' are made by JEDEC but the problem is there is no REQUIREMENT for manufacturers to follow the rules. They just can't use the JEDEC 'stamp' on their RAM if they don't.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JEDEC 
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:PCBONEZ
ID: 24113065
Realistically the best you can do for your chart is rifle through the JEDEC requirements and make the chart IAW with them.

Then put a disclaimer that the chart assumes the RAM is JEDEC compliant.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MrMintanet
ID: 24113181
Or... just find a way to gather all of the data from Crucial and catalog it onto a spreadsheet.  :)
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:PCBONEZ
ID: 24113188
That only works for Crucial Memory.
What about all the others?
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MrMintanet
ID: 24113199
What "others"?
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:PCBONEZ
ID: 24113456
Samsung Kingston, Transend, Hynix, OCZ, G Skill, Corsair, A-Data, Elixir, TOPRAM, and Mushkin.
To name a few.
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
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…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

840 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