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gerryf

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Well, I checked the memory configurator and it did not list my system, a Sager Midtern 5680 (also known as a Clevo D500p)

 

I have tried several different types of Ram to no avail, nothing will boot other than the 512mb of pc3200 ram it presently has. I would dearly love to upgrade to a gig of Ram as I am currently running VMware for some software testing and the 512 just isn't cutting it anymore.

 

This is what I have at present

 

Chipset Information :

Type : DDR-SDRAM PC3200

Frequency : 200 MHz

FSB/RAM Multiplier : 1/1x

Channels : Dual

Mode : Linear

PAT Enabled : No

ECC Diagnostic : No

CAS Latency (tCL) : 3 clocks

RAS to CAS (tRCD) : 4 clocks

RAS Precharge (tRP) : 4 clocks

Cycle Time (tRAS) : 8 clocks

 

Information SPD EEPROM () :

Manufacturer : Apacer Technology

Part Number : Unspecified

Serial Number : Unspecified

Type : DDR-SDRAM PC3200 (200 MHz)

Size : 256 MB (1 rows, 4 banks)

Module Buffered : No

Module Registered : No

Width : 64-bit

Error Correction Capability : No

Max. Burst Length : 8

Refresh : Reduced (.5x)7.8 µs, Self Refresh

Voltage : SSTL 2.5v

Supported Frequencies : 133 MHz, 166 MHz, 200 MHz

CAS Latency (tCL) : 2 clocks @133 MHz, 2.5 clocks @166 MHz, 3 clocks @200 MHz

RAS to CAS (tRCD) : 3 clocks @133 MHz, 3 clocks @166 MHz, 4 clocks @200 MHz

RAS Precharge (tRP) : 3 clocks @133 MHz, 3 clocks @166 MHz, 4 clocks @200 MHz

Cycle Time (tRAS) : 6 clocks @133 MHz, 7 clocks @166 MHz, 8 clocks @200 MHz

 

It would seem that VS512SDS333 would work, but seeing as how my FSB is 200mghtz, wouldn't I be taking a performance hit?

 

I would like to try VS512SDS400, but every pc3200 module I have tried so far has failed me and the 3.3v spec makes me think that this laptop will not cut it with that

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no, I am replacing what I have. This notebook has two memory slots, filled with the above listed ram with 256mb sticks. So I will be removing both and replacing them with two 512 sticks. I just cannot get any two sticks to install.

 

So, since my two 256mb ddr400, 3-4-4-8, 2.5 volt sticks work, are there any Corsair sticks that will work?

 

You have

VS512SDS400 PC3200 512MB 64Mx64 200 SODIMM

3-3-3-8

(no voltage listed)

 

VS512SDS333 PC2700 512MB 64Mx64 200 SODIMM

2.5-3-3-7

(no voltage listed)

 

My guess is that nothing you have is going to work, is that correct?

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