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Re: Alternative sources for Cisco memory?

  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Thu Sep 24 12:58:47 1998

On Thu, 24 Sep 1998, Joseph Thomas wrote:

> 	I received prices for upgrading RAM memory in both a Cisco 7000
> and Cisco 7500. Ouch! 
> 	My question is: the 7000 appears to accept standard 30pin SIMMs
> while the 7500 accepts 72pin SIMMs. Since I can purchase lifetime memory
> (60ns, true parity) for orders of magnatiude less, why shouldn't I? Has
> anyone really tried this? Other than Cisco claiming that future problems
> are related to the non-Cisco memory I installed, what problems might I
> encounter? Are there less-expensive "Cisco certified" memory dealers?

You sure can, most providers upgrade the memory on their ciscos with 3rd
party RAM, the cisco stuff just cost to much. I dont know of "Cisco
certified" memory dealers, but just buying decent RAM from any good vender
should be fine. 
> Thanks.

Nathan Stratton				Telecom & ISP Consulting
"No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by
his great strength."                               - Psalm 33:16

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