Desktop Boards
Intel® Desktop Board D201GLY
System Memory

System memory features
The board has one 240-pin Double Data Rate 2 (DDR2) SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) connector and supports the following memory features:

  • 1.8 V (only) DDR2 SDRAM DIMMs with gold-plated contacts
  • Unbuffered, non-registered, single-sided or double-sided DIMMs with the following restriction: Double-sided DIMMs with x16 organization are not supported.
  • 1 GB maximum total system memory
  • 256Mbit, 512 Mbit or 1 Gbit technology
  • Minimum total system memory: 128 MB
  • Non-ECC DIMMs
  • Serial Presence Detect
  • DDR2 533 or DDR2 400 SDRAM DIMMs
Note To be fully compliant with all applicable DDR SDRAM memory specifications, the board should be populated with DIMMs that support the Serial Presence Detect (SPD) data structure. This enables the BIOS to read the SPD data and program the chipset to accurately configure memory settings for optimum performance. If non-SPD memory is installed, the BIOS will attempt to correctly configure the memory settings, but performance and reliability may be impacted or the DIMMs may not function under the determined frequency.

Supported DIMM configurations

DIMM capacity Configuration (Note 1) SDRAM density SDRAM organization front-side/back-side Number of SDRAM devices
128 MB SS 256 Mbit 16 M x 16/empty 4
256 MB SS 256 Mbit 32 M x 8/empty 8
256 MB SS 512 Mbit 32 M x 16/empty 4
512 MB DS 256 Mbit 32 M x 8/32 M x 8 16
512 MB SS 512 Mbit 64 M x 8/empty 8
512 MB SS 1 Gbit 64 M x 16/empty 4
1024 MB DS 512 Mbit 64 M x 8/64 M x 8 16
1024 MB SS 1 Gbit 128 M x 8/empty 8

1. In the second column, "DS" refers to double-sided memory modules (containing two rows of SDRAM) and "SS" refers to single-sided memory modules (containing one row of SDRAM).

Regardless of the DIMM type used, the memory frequency will either be equal to or less than the processor system bus frequency. For example, if DDR2 533 memory is used with a 400 MHz system bus frequency processor, the memory will operate at 400 MHz.

Tested memory

Vendor self-tested memory
Intel supplies the memory vendors that participate in this program with a common memory test plan to use as a basic checkout of the memory stability. Memory listed here was either tested by the memory vendor or by Intel using this test plan. These part numbers may not be readily available throughout the product life cycle.

The table below lists parts which passed testing conducted using Intel's Self Test program for Intel® Desktop Board D201GLY and D201GLY2.

Vendor Part number Module size Configuration Module speed


512 MB SS 533 MHz


512 MB SS 400 MHz


512 MB SS 533 MHz



256 MB SS 533 MHz



512 MB SS 533 MHz

This applies to:

Intel® Desktop Board D201GLY
Intel® Desktop Board D201GLY2

Solution ID: CS-025856
Last Modified: 02-Oct-2014
Date Created: 09-Apr-2007
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