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Some time ago I cleaned up mess in my room and found 2 RAM chips. Can I find out somehow how much memory it contains without pluging it in the computer?

p.s It seems, both of the chips are DDR.

  1. One of it is Samsung and has the following text on each subchip it contains:
    SAMSUNG 428
    H56 8 BEF986BA

  2. The second one is HYNIX and has this text on each subchip:
    HYNIX 147A
    KOREA 7E80256M

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I believe the Hynix is 256MB and according to OverClokers forum the Samsung chip is 512MB – Darius Apr 18 '13 at 18:00
Took all of about 30 seconds of googling – EBGreen Apr 18 '13 at 18:42

Google'd the part numbers:

With older memory there may be wrong data on the Internet. Only sure way would be to install in a system and check on the BIOS screen.

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Thanks for your reply, Brad! Assuming that hynix has chips on both sides it is 256? Or still 128? – mr.nothing Apr 18 '13 at 18:10
Can you expand on what you Google'd for to locate the sticks? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Apr 18 '13 at 18:13
It seems @Darius has another info about these sticks... – mr.nothing Apr 18 '13 at 18:14
updated with more info – Brad Patton Apr 18 '13 at 18:15
Looks like the root 'K4H560838E' matches a number of sticks. The TCCC seems to have more 256MB matches. So the belmont tech link may be wrong. Updated the answer with a different link. – Brad Patton Apr 18 '13 at 18:28

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