Sun Fire v120 memory compatibility

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Old 09-02-2009
Sun Fire v120 memory compatibility


I recently acquired an old Sun Fire v120 from work. I plan to play around with this at home whilst I'm studying for my SCSA exams. Only problem is it currently has no memory installed. I believe the memory modules required are 168 pin PC133 DIMMs. Unfortunately, the original Sun modules are very expensive to buy, therfore I was wandering if the readily available, cheaper modules designed for desktop PC's would be compatible with this SPARC server?

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Old 09-03-2009
They aren't. ECC Registered RAM are required.
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Old 09-03-2009
You might want to get from a third party vendor for a cheaper rate.
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Old 09-03-2009
Cheers for the pointers guys.

After a little more research I have decided to go for a 1GB module from Global Memory. According to the manufacturer these are compatible with SPARC and only cost around a third of the price of the original Sun ones..


I will keep you posted once I have it installed.

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