I have a Sotec 3120x and from the old website I remember them using
kingston memory for there upgrades.... right now I'm running a
kingston 512MB 144-pin PC133 SDRAM SODIMM in place of the 128MB and
it works just fine.
--- In Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com
> I've always had good results with using 4Allmemory.com for know
> exactly which RAM to use in other workstations.
> Their website listed the 3120X, but indicated that it could only go
> 384MB. Armed with postings from Sotec forums I ordered enough ram
> bring it to 512MB.
> And, what do you know, they were right. It just went beep-beep-
> and refused to boot. I ended up sending it back for the stick that
> brought it up to 384mb, which worked perfectly.
> So, if there's a firmware upgrade needed, I don't know about it.
> AMIBIOS says it's version 1.30 copyright 2000. If there is an
> upgrade, where would one find it? How reliable is it, given some
> these were built in China, some in Taiwan? I'm really not wanting
> turn a functioning notebook into a paperweight just to add 128mb of
> RAM. I just recently succeeded in swapping the drive for a 100GB
> --- In Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com, "weincap"
> <weincap@> wrote:
> > I understand that a 512MB 144-pin PC133 SDRAM SODIMM is
> > recommendations re brands or RAM sources?
> > And would you recommend flashing the BIOS from r101 to r110?
> > Your advice is welcome, and thank you for your time.
> > Ben