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Memory Problems I Have a Sony Vaio PCG-FX108K MBX-49 I recently bought new ram to upgrade bought recommended 256MBx2 SDRAM PC133 SO-DIMM when I installed these the computer will only show the power light

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Agreed, bad or incompatible ram will do this on the MBX-49 Mobo.
You can only use PC100 on this board.

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You may have a compatible issue with the ram, your board bois may not support that manufavtures brand or coding of the chip set you are running. have some else try some other ram from another manufacture.
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Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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DOES K7SOM MOTHERBOARD UPGRADABLE?


Hello here is the homepage:

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/Downloads_Driver_Detail.aspx?MenuID=61&LanID=0&detailid=79#Download-2

And the + versions:

http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/ECSSearch.aspx?menuid=0&lanid=0&keyword=K7SOM+

I would say no because the cpu does not exist anymore.

The only thing you can upgrade is the harddrive and the ram module.

The mainboard uses SDram and DDR ram in there own seperate block.
Sdram is hard to find and expensive.
DDRram can still be bought.

The specifications:

PROCESSORS

462 pin Socket A supports the AMD K7 processors
Full series of Athlon XP/Athlon/Duron processors
CHIPSET

SiS 740 & SiS 961/962 Chipset
SiS 740 Host/Memory controller with high quality 3D graphic accelerator
SiS 961/961B/962 MuTIOL Media I/O
Integrated USB 2.0 host controller in SiS 962
LPC I/O -ITE8705F
LAN: MAC integrated in SiS 961/961B/962 and PHY on board
AC97 Audio Codec: Compliant with AC97 2.2 specification
SYSTEM BIOS

AMI 2MB Flash EEPROM
Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, AMP 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
Support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification
MEMORY

2 DDR DIMM Sockets and 2 DIMM sockets support (can not be used simultaneously)
Two 184-pin 2.5V DDR SDRAM (DDR266/200) or
Two 168-pin 3.3V SDRAM (PC133/PC100)
Maximum: 2GB (DDR SDRAM or SDRAM)
I/O INTERFACE

Hope this was helpfull

Nov 29, 2012 | EliteGroup K7SOM Motherboard

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For a Chaintech 9BIA motherboard;

Motherboard chipset is an Intel 845,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Pentium_4_chipsets

http://www.firingsquad.com/hw/168/Chaintech_9BIA/

PC133 (SDR Sdram at 133MegaHertz;

{Single Data Rate. The proper term, not just Sdram.
Double Data Rate Sdram is Sdram.
Double Data Rate 2 Sdram is Sdram.
Double Data Rate 3 Sdram is Sdram.
DDR Sdram, DDR2 Sdram, DDR3 Sdram.

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory )

Low-Density, Unbuffered, Non-ECC, Cas Latency of 3

(Don't get some cr@p off of Ebay.
It's usually high-density, ECC, that was used by old server computers)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146305

WHEW! Unless you just want to run 1GB of ram memory, I would toss that board! (Two 512MB sticks) ->

-> Need two 1GB sticks of SDR Sdram at 133MHz

http://www.directron.com/ct128m72s4r75.html

$400 smakeroos USD!!

Bah! That is just cra-zy!

Maximum TOTAL Amount is 2GigaByte. (2GB)
Maximum Amount for EACH ram memory slot is 1GB.

IF, you only have ONE ram memory module ('Stick'), it goes in Slot 1. (DIMM 1)
That is the ram memory slot closest to the processor socket.
The Processor reads ram memory Slot 1 first.

http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-Chaintech/9BIA.html

Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 26, 2012 | Chaintech 9BIA (CT-9BIA) Motherboard

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Hi can I add 2G ram for this mother board


Yes. When the manual was created 1GB pc133 sdram modules weren't available yet, but they said when they did come out that the bios would support them so the max ram you can have is 3GB.

Here is an excerpt from the manual:
System Memory Type/Speed SDRAM DIMM - PC133 Only
Current Maximum Memory 1.5-GB
Maximum Memory 3-GB (when 1-GB PC133 SDRAM
are available)
Memory Parity Not Supported
ECC Memory Supported (Intel 845 chipset does not support
mixing of Non-ECC and ECC PC133 memory)

Here is the manual:
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/10946_div/10946_div.HTML

Aug 15, 2012 | Compaq (252608-001) Motherboard

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Can work Memory SDRam 128MB PC100 with SDRam 512 MB PC133


It wont work, it will hang ur system. Ur motherboard supports but using Mutli-frequencies RAM is not possible, either u use SDRAM 512 BM PC133 or ur 64/128 PC100 RAM, You cant use all together.

Apr 20, 2009 | QDI Group QDI Advance 10T Motherboard

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ASUS MOTHERBOARD P4X-X CAN USE ddr 400


pls see ur specs here

http://www.baber.com/motherboards/asus/asus_p4xp-x.htm

ur board only support following RAM specs u cannot use DDR400
Memory
:
  • 2 x 168-pin SDR DIMM Sockets support max. 2GB PC133/PC100 non-ECC SDRAM memory
  • 2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM Sockets support max. 2GB PC2100/PC1600 non-ECC DDR SDRAM
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Mar 13, 2009 | ASUS P4XP-X Motherboard

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Max ram for SY-K7VEM PRO


Two SDRAM DIMM sockets support up to 512MB
168-pin PC133/PC100 non-ECC, unbufferred SDRAM memory
This is what your M/board can use in memory

Aug 20, 2008 | Soyo Sy-K7Vem-Pro Motherboard

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Sony pcg 9h4l motherboard issue


Hi,

Try to power off unit and remove the battery. Then press and hold power button for 30seconds.Put the battery back and turn it on. If it turns on turn it back off again and remove the battery. Connect your VAIO using the AC adapter only. If this will not resolve your issue you can check this with SONY or any certified service center.

May 23, 2008 | Sony MBX-49 ASSY Motherboard

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Memory upgrade for P6VEM3 MB


For this mainboard, you must use 168-pin, 3.3V unbuffered PC100 or PC133 SDRAM memory modules. You can install any size memory module from 32 MB to 512 MB, so the maximum memory size is 2 x 512 MB = 1 GB. As noted on pg. 9 of your manual. Shut down your system. Remove one dimm of memory & start the Pc. Does it boot & do you have video? No? Shut down & replace the the dimm with next stick of memory. Try again. Still no video? Replace memory with old memory. Did you regain video? In most cases of installing new memory it's found the memory just wasn't seated well enough. In few others the memory did not meet the correct voltage.
prazum post back your findings.

Feb 22, 2008 | EliteGroup P6VEM3 Motherboard

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