Dimension 8100 Memory Problem
I have two identical Dimension 8100, Intel 850 - 400, 128 megs (2 x 64 megs rimms Samsung MR16R0824BN1-CK8 800-45).
The BIOS is the A09 (I run Win2K).
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I've tried to upgrade the memory to 384 megs using a Kingston RIMM kit (2 x 128 megs - KTD-DM800-128) but the system seems unable to see more 256 megs.
That's what the BIOS tell:
Slot 1: 64 Slot 2: 64 Slot 3: 64 Slot 4: 64
But the first pair of slots actually contains the two Kingston 128 Rimms and the second pair contains the two Samsung 64 Rimms.
The situation does not change if I put the Kingstons in the first pair and two CRIMMS in the second pair: the system sees the two 128 Kingstons as if they were 64 megs RIMMS. This happens with both my Dimension 8100.