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October 7th, 1999

[8:30 AM] Trans Intl Announces RAM For New iMac Line

Trans Intl. has announced the availability of memory modules for Apple's most recent release of the iMac. The new iMac model uses a memory type that is different from previous iMac versions. According to Trans Intl.:

Trans Intl. today announced the availability of 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB and 256 MB 100 Mhz SDRAM DIMMs for Apple's new family of iMac computers. The new family of iMacs includes iMac, iMac DV ("Digital Video") and iMac DV Special Edition operating at 350-400 Mz.

The main memory architecture for the new iMacs is different from the older family of iMacs. Newly redesigned iMacs support 3.3v Unbuffered 168-Pin PC-100 SDRAM DIMMs while earlier iMacs supported 144-pin SDRAM SO-DIMMs commonly used in Powerbook G3s and PC notebooks. The new iMacs have two memory expansion slots for main memory expansion. The system's main memory can be upgraded up to 512 Mb (Maximum).

Trans Intl. memory modules conforms to Apple's stringent electrical and mechanical design guidelines and are unbuffered 168-Pin, 3.3v, 64-bit wide, PC-100 SDRAM DIMM complaint operating at 100 MHz bus speed (the fastest memory technology available). The SDRAM modules are built with 64 Mbit and 128 Mbit SDRAM components, 32, 64 and 128 Mb (64 Mbit SDRAMs) , 256 Mb Module with (128 Mbit SDRAM).

Memory prices are currently in a state of flux, thus you can find more information and current pricing at the Trans Intl. web site.

Trans Intl.

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