RE: [TOOLS] DIMM insertion-key gap

Subject: RE: [TOOLS] DIMM insertion-key gap
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 15:41:27 -0600

McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:

> What would a couple of 240-pin DIMMs be trying to tell me - via their
> insertion-key gap placement - when one has the insertion-key gap
> a 68 pin group and a 52-pin group, while the other DIMM has its
> insertion-key gap between a 64-pin group and a 56-pin group?

I think one is DDR and the other is DDR2.

> I'm attempting to upgrade my work PC (DELL T5400), without paying the
> DELL premium on components. :-)

Go here:

Use either or both the System Scanner and Memory Advisor to find out
exactly what you need, what combinations your motherboard supports, etc.
Even if you don't buy from Crucial (and they're a well-thought-of
source), you can get your questions answered there.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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