Thread: G4 Ram Upgrade, ecc or non-ecc
01-17-2007, 03:00 PM #1
G4 Ram Upgrade, ecc or non-ecc
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- Jan 17, 2007
- Norwich England
- G4 sawtooth sonnet encore st 1.8GHz, 1.5GB Ram + MacBook 2.4GHz, 4GB runing OS 10.5.6
hello, i was wondering if someone could tell me what i need to buy? I have a G4 sawtooth with pc100 ram in it, but when i search for pc100 for sale two types come up; ecc or non-ecc, that is the question? some one told me that if you have non-ecc you cant run with ecc? so which one do i need?
also can i run Pc133 alog side the pc100? the computers bus is 100.
01-17-2007, 03:29 PM #2
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- Jan 04, 2005
- Modesto, Ca.
- iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OSX10.11, iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OSX10.11 , iPad Air, iPhone 3GS
You will want to use NON ECC in that Machine. I have the same Sawtooth and tried ECC once for the fun of it. Nothing. Most PC133 will work but there is some with just 4 chips on one side that is High Density. Those will not work right in older machines. Any PC100 should work as most PC133. It will take a max size of 512MB Per slot....Dennis
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