[rescue] Is off-brand memory for sun machines worth buying?

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Mon May 10 15:25:33 CDT 2004

Micah R L wrote:
> This auction:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=58316&item=3095653009&rd=1 
> has 2x128mb sticks of RAM for Ultra 1/2/60/80 for 40$! However, it says 
> that it's "Third Party". Should I stay away from this? Obviously, it's 
> really cheap compared to sun RAM sold elsewhere on eBay, and I could 
> really use some RAM for a couple of U2s that I just bought which have no 
> RAM.

In short, yes.  Where do you think Sun badged ram comes from?  The
only machines I have had significant ram trouble with are ss5's.
I think all of my original Sun memory has died, but the 3rd party
ones are running fine.

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