Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Enthusiast Zone > Classic Macs and Mac OS > Storm Mercury 200T - G3 Upgrade

Storm Mercury 200T - G3 Upgrade
Thread Tools
Fresh-Faced Recruit
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Aug 7, 2000, 11:14 AM
 
Hi,

I'm the proud owner of a Storm Mercury 200T. I am thinking of giving it a G3-Upgrade.
In the EveryMac.com Database it is listed as an Alchemy-based Clone and there are some upgrade cards for it.
But to make sure, I phoned the company (Storm), who are now selling network periphals, and the me that the Mercury-series is NOT upgradable since the Processor was soldered on the board.

so, what to do now? Any suggestions or experience?

thx,
Peter Pan.
     
Mac Enthusiast
Join Date: Jan 1999
Location: Inside your computer!!!!
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Aug 10, 2000, 06:58 PM
 
Does it have an L2 slot? the 5400, 5500, 6400, 6500 series of macs have their chip soldered too but a few companies came out with L2 G3 upgrades that would work for them. I'm not sure if they would work for your computer though. Just a thought...

     
Senior User
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Livingston NJ USA
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Aug 10, 2000, 08:10 PM
 
This computer is upgradeable via its cache slot. Sonnet and newer technolgy make L2 chache upgrades for this machine.
     
   
Thread Tools
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:31 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2