[rescue] Anyone have a use ...

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Sat Sep 4 21:21:17 CDT 2004

Thomas Gallaway said
> Phil Stracchino wrote:
> >...for 128MB of 60ns fast-page DRAM just pulled out of a retired PC?
> >Nothing I still own uses the stuff, that I'm aware of.  Anyone know a
> >use for it aside from pre-SDRAM PCs, or have a pet project that could
> >use it?
> >
> I have like a big box full with those at work hehe. Gave a
> bunch to my
> roommate to make jewlery.
> Used to have a bunch of 128mb ones even (128mb per stick,
> 72pin). Those
> actually still worth
> something.

32 MB FPM 72 pin SIMMS?  Handy for old SS Classic/LX machines to bump 'em up
to 128 MB.  Work nicely in SGI Indigo2s.  The 128 MB SIMMS are _really_ nice
in the later series of R10K I2s, since you can get ONE GB of RAM in those
guys if you have all the right stuff.


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