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Hi guys,
I took apart an old P3 laying around the house. conveniently, the RAM has holes on each end, so I can make a keychain
The thig is: The RAM module is wayy too big....
How can I gut the RAM stick in half?
Thanks OCN.
    
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dremel? hacksaw?

i cut a old motherboard up the other day.. i just got a file and cleaned it up. and if u level it out and cut down the middle. itll look like its almost ment to be
    
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Should be easy enough to snap in half... I've done it with old DDR sticks that were dead.
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Should be easy enough to snap in half... I've done it with old DDR sticks that were dead.
And then sand down the jagged parts?

EDIT: My RAM is so old it isn't even DDR.... But it still has a notch down the middle >
Edited by Butter on Toast - 7/17/11 at 5:37am
    
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dremel? hacksaw?

i cut a old motherboard up the other day.. i just got a file and cleaned it up. and if u level it out and cut down the middle. itll look like its almost ment to be
What did you use? The dremel or the hacksaw?
    
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What did you use? The dremel or the hacksaw?
uhhh a little $2 hacksaw at the start then was to slow.. so got out the dremel
    
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uhhh a little $2 hacksaw at the start then was to slow.. so got out the dremel
Hahaha
I'll try snapping it now.... BRB.
    
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And then sand down the jagged parts?

EDIT: My RAM is so old it isn't even DDR.... But it still has a notch down the middle >
If it has 1 notch, its DDR of some kind. If it has 2 notches dead center, its RD RAM. If it has one in the center, one to one side, its SD RAM. If its smaller than regular RAM, its EDO (one notch in center like DDR).

But I agree with the others. Just use a cheapo hacksaw, dremel, and some sandpaper or a file. I've used EDO RAM on a keychain before whole.

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Hahaha
I'll try snapping it now.... BRB.
BRB?

Dude this is a forum, not AIM! We don't care if you're AFK, we just want pictures!
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Its SD RAM... I just split it in half with my hands... Now to the filing Thanks OCN
    
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Use your hands you girl!
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