Re: PC Chips Motherboard Bios Update HELP

Re: PC Chips Motherboard Bios Update HELP


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Posted by Henry on August 16, 2001 at 20:30:31:

In Reply to: PC Chips Motherboard Bios Update HELP posted by BjornDC on August 16, 2001 at 12:15:12:

: I have bought a couple of years ago a PC with the motherboard etc. installed, the mbo is as far as I know a PC Chips i430TX, but now comes the problem. I recently bought myself SDRAM 100MHz 64MB, in the brochure it says that it would be OK. My dealer said the same, 100MHz should work on a 66MHz mbo, NOT.
: Where can I find new BIOS Updates??????

:

: Please contact me on my e-mail address.

: Thanks.
You have a memory incompatibility problem, probably a chipset limit. BIOS update will not fix it.

PC133 and PC100 memory SHOULD be backward compatible with PC66 memory - as long as you do not exceed the chipset limits. Generally, you have a maximum onboard memory limit, a MBytes per memory stick limit and a bit density limit (Mbits per chip) for the chips on the stick. Check your mainboard manual - some PC Chips memory tables are confusing until you figure them out. Generally sticks with most chips (16) are more likely to work.

If you need a manual, identify your mainboard and find the manual at:
http://www.stud.fernuni-hagen.de/q3998142/pcchips/




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