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Disregard HP's website regarding the requirement for a "genuine" HP part with a
"genuine" HP sitcker affixed to a generic SDRAM DIMM. Sheesh! I'll bet HP may
no longer stock memory upgrades for your VL400.
If the processor has a speed multiple of 133, you need PC133. If the processor
has a speed multiple of 100, you need PC100. If the system is an older, slower
P3, the DIMMs must have low density memory chips. "Speed multiple" includes
fractional multiples by 1/2, i.e. 550 MHz is a multiple of 5.5x100 and 733MHz is
a multiple of 5.5x133.
Try crucial.com for good memory advice, competitive prices (tho a little on the
high side) and high quality memory... Ben Myers
On Mon, 24 May 2004 20:44:25 +1000, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Anybody know what memory I need to buy to increase the standard 128Mb of a HP
>Vectra VL400 (P3) ?
>I've been told as long as I use double-sided SDRAM I'll be ok but the HP website
>seems to say you need the genuine HP part.
>And how much memory can I add to it?
>thanks in advance.