Originally Posted by AeroEng2
...If I were to put in 2 2gig sticks in the future, how would the computer respond?
Given todays prices, it would probably just shutdown and demand a raise in pay
. ~$1,300 for a 2GB SODIMM at Crucial.
Seriously, the usual limiting factors are the support chips that interface between the CPU, PCI Bus, and Memory. Could be the Northbridge, Southbridge type chips, or something less exotic. As with all electronics, they have to make assumptions somewhere, and a relatively safe one (for the next couple years) is that 2GB is the upper limit for us mere mortals. As for what would happen, my guess is that the machine would refuse to boot since the bios won't recognize the memory chip when it responds. Some good reading for you -> http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/03/...pgrade_jungle/