Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can you put a parity module into a non-parity system?
  2. How can parity modules be used for ECC? Doesn't ECC require more than 36 bits?
  3. Why do gold and tin contacts make a difference? Isn't gold better?
  4. What are COMPOSITE and NON-COMPOSITE modules?
  5. What's are SIMMs and DIMMs?
  6. Why do some computers need modules in pairs?
  7. What is Memory Interleaving?
  8. What is Synchronous DRAM (SDRAM)?
  9. What are Buffered and Unbuffered DIMMs?
  10. What is Parity, ECC, and EOS?
  11. Internal Only Why do some PowerMacs need to use 8x8 chips on 64MB and 128MB modules?
  12. Internal Only What is the 2000 Advantage Memory Holiday Schedule?
  13. Should I use Parity, Non-Parity, or ECC memory?
  14. What does my motherboard supplier mean by, "SPD DIMMs are the preferred, but non-buffered DIMMs will work fine"?
  15. What is SPD?
  16. Does Advantage Memory sell SPD DIMMs?
  17. What is "Flash" memory?
  18. How can I use PC Card Flash memory?
  19. After updating the BIOS in an Intel R440LX, system fails to boot or takes forever to boot.
  20. Internal Only Where can I sell PC 100 SDRAM?
  21. How is PC100 memory different from other SDRAM modules?
  22. Will PC 100 SDRAM modules work in older systems?
  23. How many pictures can I store on a CompactFlash Memory Card?
  24. Internal Only When's the Christmas Party?
  25. How can I tell if I have an older Apple PowerBook G3 or the newer SDRAM version?
  26. What is the difference between non-buffered and registered SDRAM DIMMs?
  27. Internal Only What are 'Banks'?
  28. Internal Only What is a 'clock'?
  29. Why does this site use cookies?
  30. What day is George Washington's Birthday?
  31. I have more memory than Windows 95 is reporting. Windows 95 only sees 64MB.
  32. What's the difference between the APL256/G310 and APL256/G310D?


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