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buttnutt 03-16-2005 12:47 PM

memory question
 
How can I tell what kind of memory I have installed without opening the case and looking at it?

Is there some kind of command for that?

Thanks.

Matir 03-16-2005 12:59 PM

What kind or how much? How much can be determined through 'free'. I'm not sure of a technique to determine what kind, though I'm sure something exists.

tangle 03-16-2005 01:47 PM

What is the make and model of your PC? Also what CPU do you have?

buttnutt 03-16-2005 01:53 PM

It was built from scratch. It's not a Dell or Compaq or anything like that. It's a Pentium 3 1.6 MHz. I just need to find out if it is PC2100, PC3200, etc. Is there also a way to find out what kind of motherboard I have?

Matir 03-16-2005 03:05 PM

'lspci' might help you determine the model of your motherboard. In many cases, the motherboard model is not easy to get because it is not reported to the system: only the chipset. Conversely, it's the chipset that you worry about: almost all motherboards implement the same chipset in a "standard way".


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