joshua d boyd
geeks at sunhelp.org
Tue Aug 14 15:29:06 CDT 2001
On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 03:07:32PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 02:29:01PM -0400, joshua d boyd wrote:
> > I just made the mistake of looking at pricewatch. That's it. My sisters
> > peecee isn't getting any more upgrades (ram, CPU, whatever). Why? Duron
> > CPU and mobo (with sound and perhaps ethernet) starting at 85. Certainly
> > beets trying to find (and paying the premium) for PC66 memory. My how
> > things change.
> Why would you get PC66 when you can just slap in PC133 and it works just fine?
> pc66/pc100/pc133 just refers to "fastest speed".
Let me put it this way. 2 out of 2 PC100 dimms had trouble. But the
"PC66" sdram dimm in it works fine. I don't know. And at 85 for a new
board and CPU at nearly 4 times the speed, I don't really care.
Joshua D. Boyd
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