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Re: Alternative sources for Cisco memory?
- From: Richard Welty
- Date: Fri Sep 25 00:49:17 1998
At 11:09 AM 9/24/98 -0700, Craig A. Huegen wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 24, 1998 at 12:35:20PM -0400, Nathan Stratton wrote:
>==>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.
>"Decent RAM" does *not* cut it--you need *good* RAM from a good vendor.
> Kingston carries this, and will even cross-ref
>the Cisco part numbers for you.
Ciscos have a greater expectation of on-spec behaviour from RAM. lots of
really borderline stuff that works fine in the random PC clone doesn't cut
it in a Cisco.
in my experience, the Kingston stuff that cross references out to Cisco
equivalents works quite well.
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