Re: PentiumII's

Antonio Dell'elce (
Fri, 01 Aug 1997 16:44:04 +0200

Robert Hagopian wrote:

> Antonio Dell'elce wrote:
> > >What PPro/P-II MB supports DIMMs? All the new ones are Natoma
> > >chipset which only supports FPM/EDO/BEDO SIMMs...just from the spec
> > >sheets I've seen. There are a couple of P-II chipsets coming out
> > >soon that'll probably support SDRAM's, etc. (GX, LX)
> >
> > > Where the heck does one get BEDO anyway? I cant find the stuff
> > > anywhere.
> >
> > Think twice before buying BEDO.... and go to
> > ...
> > It may help..
> Sysdoc says that BEDO is the fastest thing except for SDRAM. As you'll
> see right above, there are no PPro/PII chipsets that support SDRAM. So
> if I have a Dual PPro (Titan Pro) or PII (Tahoe-2), why would I think
> twice about BEDO (if I could find it- It seems that BEDO has been
> mostly
> bypassed since the Pentium chipsets now support SDRAM)?
> -Rob H

It says, at a certain point:

The main downside of the really fast BEDO RAM seems also to be the
incapability to cope with bus speeds faster than 66 MHz.

This is a good thing not use BEDO, other its difficulty to be found...
(and probably its price would be
an issue..)

Antonio Dell'elce -- also at