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Re: Interested in upgrading 3120X from 384MB RAM to 640MB.

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  • dx31m
    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
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 22 10:21 PM
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      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, "backporchrock"
      <neal@...> wrote:
      >
      > 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
      to
      > 384MB. Armed with postings from Sotec forums I ordered enough ram
      to
      > bring it to 512MB.
      >
      > And, what do you know, they were right. It just went beep-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.
      The
      > 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
      of
      > these were built in China, some in Taiwan? I'm really not wanting
      to
      > turn a functioning notebook into a paperweight just to add 128mb of
      > RAM. I just recently succeeded in swapping the drive for a 100GB
      > Hitachi.
      >
      >
      > --- In Sotec_Averatec_Notebook@yahoogroups.com, "weincap"
      > <weincap@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I understand that a 512MB 144-pin PC133 SDRAM SODIMM is
      required. Any
      > > 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
      > >
      >
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