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Re: [SLE] 486 fast enough?
  • From: Dave Smith <Dave.Smith@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 12:12:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <20040509111230.GL27832@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 10:48:16PM +0200, Hans du Plooy wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 May 2004 07:12, Felix Miata wrote:
> > EDO came long after Pentiums, so I doubt any 486's know anything about
> > it. You need FPM, the standard 72 pin prior to EDO.
> Are there more than one type of 72-pin SIMMs? These are 72-pin, workes fine
> in a Pentium, but the 486 won't have it.

Yes, there are FPM and EDO types. The FPM ones are becoming quite rare
now, so they're relatively expensive when bought new. You might be able
to find someone who is chucking some out though.

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