MicroStar MS-6156 Motherboard

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2.3-1 Memory Bank Configuration

The mainboard supports a maximum memory size of 256MB (8M x 8) or 512MB (16M x 4) registered DIMM for SDRAM: It provides two 168-pin unbuffered DIMMs (Double In-Line Memory Module) sockets. It supports 8 MB to 256 Mbytes DIMM memory module.

DIMM1(Bank0 + Bank1)

DIMM2(Bank2+ Bank3)

There are two kinds of DIMM specification supported by this mainboard: PC100 and PC66. If you use 66MHz CPU Bus Frequency, these two DIMM Specs. is supported. If you use 100 MHz CPU Bus Frequency, only PC100 DIMM Specs. is supported.

 This mainboard supports Table Free memory, so memory can be installed on DIMM1 or DIMM 2 in any order.

Supports 3.3 volt DIMM.

The DRAM addressing and the size supported by the mainboard is shown below:

DRAM Tech DRAM Density & Width DRAM Addressing Address Size MB/DIMM
Row Column Single no. Side(S) pcs. Double no. Side(D) pcs.
16M 1Mx16 ASYM 11 8 8MBx4 16MBx8
  2Mx8 ASYM 11 9 16MBx8 32MBx16
  4Mx4 ASYM 11 10 32MB 64MB
64M 2Mx32 ASYM 11 9 32MBx2 64MBx4
  2Mx32 ASYM 12 8 16MBx2 32MBx4
  4Mx16 ASYM 11 10 32MB 64MB
  4Mx16 ASYM 13 8 32MB 64MB
  8Mx8 ASYM 13 9 64MB 128MB
  16Mx4 ASYM 13 10 128MB 256MB
64M 2Mx32 ASYM 12 8 16MB 32MB
  4Mx16 ASYM 13 8 32MB 64MB
  8Mx8 ASYM 13 9 64MB 128MB
  16Mx4 ASYM 13 10 128MB 256MB

FAQ

Standard CMOS Setup

Date n/a
Time n/a
Primary Master Auto      0     0     0     0    0    0     Auto
Primary Slave Auto      0     0     0     0    0    0     Auto
Secondary Master Auto      0     0     0     0    0    0     Auto
Secondary Slave Auto      0     0     0     0    0    0     Auto
Drive A:  1.44M, 3.5 in.
Drive B: None
Video EGA/VGA
Halt on All, But Keyboard

Chipset Features Setup ...

SDRAM Controled by: Manual
SDRAM RAS-to-CAS Delay 3
SDRAM RAS Precharge Time 3
SDRAM CAS Latency Time 3
System BIOS Cacheable Disabled
Video BIOS Cacheable Disabled
Video RAM Cacheable Disabled
8 Bit I/O Recovery Time 1
16 Bit I/O Recovery Time 1
Memory Hole at 15-16M Disabled
Passive Release Enabled
Delayed Transaction: Disabled
AGP Aperture Size (MB) 64