Captain Newbie here! I decided to upgrade my memory to 256 mb of DDR yesterday. I took the new ram out of it's antistatic bag and as I was reaching in my case to install it, I carelessly brushed it against my cotton shirt. I heard a distict noise like a spark (popping sound) Does this mean the memory is zapped for good or do I still have any hope? I was called away before I could finish installing all the components and try the new ram - But I can't wait any longer to find out. This has been drivin me crazy all day as it is expensive PC2400 DDR ram!
Thanks in advance!
[Quote: <b> Does anyone know if the seller could determine if the memory had been damaged by static electricity? </b>
I'm sure, no, couldn't be possible. And you're right. It sounds funny ...the shirt..
I remember I passed a stick of DIMM to my Sys Admin after he and I had been walking through carpet covered office. That was a real spark. The memory worked OK..., not sure how it was after some period of time though.