The prices are the same. But the 512 is high density. I am not sure if high density will work on my computer. My specs for Mobo say PC100/133 SDRAM but nothing about high density. What do you recommend?
Basically high density only works in machines that can handle 1.5gb of memory. So basically 512 in each slot. I currenty have a pentium III 500 for example at home, that can NOT use high density. If your motherboard can handle 512 in each slot for memory, then you are probably ok.
Other things to consider, is it buffered and what is the speed of it.
I was just reading various notes regarding new BIOS for the KT7/KT7A/KT7E at <A HREF="http://www.viahardware.com/faq/kt7/kt7faq.htm" target="_new">Paul's Unofficial Abit KT7 FAQ</A>. I distinctly remember reading that high density DIMM's were not supported prior to the 3R BIOS. To me, this sounds like 3R BIOS does support high density DIMM's. Check the link, reading the section on memory, and see if you agree.
:smile: <font color=green>I wonder...what is the speed of gravity!<font color=green> :smile:
July 24, 2001 9:14:06 PM
Is their ram high density?
I can get 512 SDRAM for the same price they are asking for 256 SDRAM. I cant tell if there is high density. But I would use Crucial as a refrence. If they were selling High Density Ram for my Mobo then that would only mean it would work.
July 24, 2001 9:18:49 PM
I know KT7 support high density. I was reading it from a supplier last night. It uses the Via KT-133 chipset having a FSB of 200.
Mines a KT-133a (KT7A-RAID) with 200/266 FSB. So if mines runs on a faster FSB (not sure if that has anything to do with it) it should run high density.
July 24, 2001 9:23:26 PM
(unbuffered) It supports 1.5 gig ram.
After reading everyones post. I believe it supports High Density. I was reading from a supplier that KT7 supports High Density. Mines KT7A (newew model). So I would think a newer model would work.