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Is the ram on my scaleo 600 sdr or ddr? - Fujitsu Siemens SCALEO 600 (FSP:83C005617) PC Desktop

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It uses PC2700, or PC3200.

DDR Sdram at 333MegaHertz, and DDR Sdram at 400MHz, respectively.

Maximum TOTAL amount is 2GB.

There are Two Ram Memory slots.
EACH slot has a maximum amount of 1GB.

http://uk.ts.fujitsu.com/rl/servicesupport/techsupport/consumer/MediaCenter/Scaleo%20600/Scaleo%20600.htm

If you go down to the heading - Motherboard:
you will see -
Gigabyte GA-8IXST i856PE ATX Sound AC97 LAN Realtek,
listed in blue.

If you left-click right on that listing, a PDF motherboard manual will come up.
The first page comes up in a few seconds.
Takes additional time for the motherboard to fully download.
Suggest you let the file fully download before looking through it.

Page 4 tells you the Ram Memory specifications.

This is one example of Ram Memory you can use,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1527022&CatId=1600

This is another example,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820141465

The Black rectangular chips on the side/s of the Ram Memory module, ('Stick'), are DRAM chips.

DRAM manufacturers have increased their prices a LOT!
Therefore ram memory is expense nowadays.

Also DDR Sdram is old news. Old technology.
Makes it so the manufacturer can get a little 'crazy' with the prices.



Posted on Aug 13, 2010

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    joecoolvette Aug 14, 2010

    Error:

    "Takes additional time for the motherboard to fully download."

    Should state "Takes additional time for the motherboard MANUAL to fully download."

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DDR266 originally.

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U can chek by cheking ur ram i ur view

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SOURCE: Specifications for Fujitsu Semiens Scaleo 600 desktop PC.

Visit http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/com/support/manuals.html
Make sure you have your serial number ready to view the manual. Hope this helps

www.mcmsacto.com

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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SOURCE: hi i have a scaleo 600 can i up the ram by putting

use 1 gb ram cards for guaranteed compatibility, 2gb ram cards do not seem to be supported, but they *might* still work.

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Hi i have a scaleo 600 can i up the ram by putting a 2 gb card in each slot


use 1 gb ram cards for guaranteed compatibility, 2gb ram cards do not seem to be supported, but they *might* still work.

Mar 08, 2011 | Fujitsu Siemens SCALEO 600 (FSP:83C005617)...

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I have intel 845 glly desktop board with 256 mb SDR. When I added 128 mb SDR in the second slot it is not recognising it. How to add 128 mb SDR with 256 mb SDR. When I fix 128 mb ram in first slot and...


1st try to exchange the cards in the slot.
2nd try another card
3rd ur RAM slot may not be ok
4th ur RAMs may not be compatible
5th ur new RAM card may not be ok
use same type of RAMs, and same size...
if u have 256, add 256
if u ahve 128 add 128
if u have SDR then dont add DDR
getting compatibility is little difficult...
some times no combinations can work...
note...technology keeps changing...so a old RAM card that was bought years ago may not be compatible with a new RAM card....
even i got all my old RAM cards(256+128) removed and got 2 - 512mb of the same type fixed...even i had issues with my RAMs for 6 months...

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Can i upgrade my ram to ddr3 if so what would you recomend .cheers


Thank you for the clarification sir.
NO, the Fujitsu Scalio 600 Media Center uses the Gigabyte GA-8ISXT-FS motherboard, and it only supports DDR Sdram.

This is a PDF Motherboard Manual for the GA-8ISXT-FS mobo, from Fujitsu Support,

http://uk.ts.fujitsu.com/rl/servicesupport/techsupport/Boards/Motherboards/GigaByte/ga-8isxt/Man_8isxt-fs_uk.pdf

This is the support page for the Fujitsu Scalio 600 Media Center,
from Fujitsu Support,

http://uk.ts.fujitsu.com/rl/servicesupport/techsupport/consumer/MediaCenter/Scaleo%20600/Scaleo%20600.htm

Uses either DDR Sdram at 333MegaHertz, or 400MHz.
(PC2700 and PC3200 respectively)

DDR Sdram has 184 gold plated contact pins on the bottom.
DDR2 Sdram has 240 gold plated contact pins on the bottom.
DDR3 Sdram has the same amount of contact pins as DDR2.

The voltage and signal contact pins are in a different place, from DDR2 to DDR3.
This is why the locating notch on the bottom of the ram stick, is in a different place, comparing DDR2 to DDR3.

So you can see, DDR3 not fit in a DDR2 slot, because the locating lug in the bottom of the ram slot, and the locating notch in the bottom of the ram stick. Keeps people from trying to put DDR3 in a DDR2 slot, and vice-versa.

You can also see why a 240 pin ram stick, will not fit in a 184 pin ram slot.

Bumping up from DDR to DDR2 does make a difference in my book. (Requires using a motherboard that supports DDR2 however, so you would need a different motherboard)

Going from DDR2 to DDR3? Not so much IMHO. The frequency rate is higher, but there is a trade off with slower ram timings.

Sorry if I have been too 'Windy', but I thought I would give you more information, than just,
'No, won't work', or No won't work because your motherboard uses DDR Sdram'.

Nov 18, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Tried to upgrade ram with 2 new pc133 sticks of 256mb ea. Didn't work. What's wrong? Are there switches on the motherboard I need to change? Or something else?


No there are no DIP switches to change, or jumpers to move on your motherboard, in regards to your BIOS recognizing ram memory installed.
(BIOS. Basic Input/Output System. This tiny program, {64MB in size usually}, that is burned into your BIOS chipset, is what recognizes ram memory on your computer)

Things to know about the older Sdram ram memory.
1.It's really SDR Sdram. Single Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory.
DDR is Double Data Rate Sdram, DDR2 is Double Data Rate 2 Sdram, and so on.

Point? All ram from SDR to DDR3, IS Sdram.

2.Standards have been set by JEDEC for computer ram memory starting from DDR Sdram on up. This standards were not implemented back in the day of SDR Sdram.

Point? Ram memory manufacturers didn't all follow the same standard, and ram memory made for one computer, would Not work in another computer.
This means you need THE ram memory for YOUR eMachines computer.

Main factors when buying SDR Sdram,
A.Correct type. You know this. SDR Sdram.
168 gold plated contact pins on the bottom of the ram 'stick'. (82 on each side)

B.Correct 'Speed'. ('Speed' is slang for Frequency Rate) You know this. SDR Sdram that operates at a frequency rate of 133MHz. (Or also known as PC133)

C.It must be low density Non-ECC ram memory. It cannot be high density ECC. (Error Control Correcting. Used for Server computers mostly)

D.Correct CAS Latency. Also known as Ram Timings. 3-3-3-3-2 would be normal for SDR Sdram.

E.Correct Chip Configuration. How the DRAM chips are accessed. DRAM chips are the black rectangular chips on each side of your ram memory 'stick'. Also what size the DRAM chips are in MegaBytes. (MB)

F.What the Maximum TOTAL Amount is for the motherboard. Is it 256MB? 512MB? Or more?

G.What the Maximum Amount is for EACH ram 'slot'. (Correct speak for 'Slot' is Bank)

H.Do you have four ram 'slots'? You MUST have a ram stick in Slot 1. This is the slot closest to the processor. It is the first ram slot the processor 'reads'.

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Ddr ram sdr ram i am same time input that tw0 thats not show two ram capacities just show one ram'' asus p4s533 model please help me


Hi safran0785,
The Asus motherboard, P4S533-MX can run two different types of memory.
(Just not at the same time & in different slots).
You can use 2, 184-pin memory, PC2700/PC2100 MHz or PC1600 up to 2GB. (1GB DIMMs) inserted in the two memory slots closest to the CPU.
Or you can run SDR memory, 168-pin PC133 or PC100MHz DIMMs up to 1GB of memory in the last two slots farthest from the CPU.
You can not run both types of memory at the same time.

The 184-pin DDR PC2700MHz memory is much faster then SDR memory.
The maximum amount of system memory supported is 2GB.

Need more information/questions, just post here.
Good luck safran0785!
Mike

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No SDRAM is single data ram, with 2 slots in the bottom and DDR is double data ram, with one slot at the bottom.

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If you know how to get into BIOS; restore BIOS to factory defaults and try the DDR RAM again.

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