Yesterday I asked:
> What types of SIMMs can be used in a SPARCstation 10 (speed and density)?
> Is memory added in increments of 4 SIMMs of the same type, as with the
> earlier SPARCstations?
> A model 41 system comes with 32MB; is this 4 8MB SIMMs?
> I'll summarize.
Thanks for all the quick replies. The answers are best summarized in the
first reply which came from Tim Smith:
> From: tgsmith@spdev.East.Sun.COM (Timothy G. Smith - Special Projects)
> < What types of SIMMs can be used in a SPARCstation 10 (speed and
> < density)?
> The SS10 uses a brand new simm design. The simms are not off the
> shelf; they were designed by sun to meet some fairly agressive memory
> bandwidth requirements. The simms are 144 bits wide (128 bits plus 16
> bits of ECC), 16MB or 64MB deep, and run at 80ns.
> < Is memory added in increments of 4 SIMMs of the same type, as with the
> < earlier SPARCstations?
> Memory is added in 16 or 64 MB increments.
> < A model 41 system comes with 32MB; is this 4 8MB SIMMs?
> Nope, its two 16MB simms.
> BTW, I seriously doubt that third party simms are available yet.
Apparently, there is an article about SS10 memory in the September issue of
No, we haven't received the SS10 yet, we're just planning for the future :-)
Thanks also to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (David Holmes)
pln@egret1.Stanford.EDU (Patrick L. Nolan)
email@example.com (Jim Ray)
Tim Beyea <beyea@ERC.MsState.Edu>
and those yet to reply.
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