[UFO Chicago] Anyone want some bad RAM?

Brian T. Grant brian_grant@mac.com
Thu, 12 Jul 2001 07:10:18 -0500

At 11:59 PM -0500 7/11/01, Peter A. Peterson II wrote:
>Quoting Elliot Shank:
>>  Anyone running with the bad memory patch (or wanting to run the bad
>>  memory patch) want some bad 256Mb PC133 RAM?  No, I don't know what
>>  ranges are bad, but they gave me a bunch o' hell and I don't have the
>>  patience or time to deal with them.
>Thank you for the offer of the faulty PC133 DIMMS. However, all of the
>tastytronic.net hardware uses this radical technology known as EDO RAM
>SIMMS (70ns). So I don't need your borken mammary.
>Really though, I might take you up on the offer, had I any... ooh. I do
>have a mobo that takes DIMMS, actually... well, is anyone else
>interested? Oh, actually, hah, I know this thing doesn't have a 133Mhz

My understanding was that you could use 133Mhz RAM even if your 
"mobo" - that's a good one, by the way - isn't that fast.  The RAM is 
capable of a certain speed, but it will work with a slower bus speed.

Correct?  Incorret?


>Elliot, have you ever considered changing your last name to Shankar and
>finding a guru to teach you the sitar? I'm sorry, you probably get that
>one a lot.
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