Originally Posted by CentralPerk
Rather than soldering a flat SIMM socket it's the SIMM itself which is soldered to the board using some "L" shaped pin array. Neat mod.
I've seen that done. The only thing that bothers me is if the SIMM became faulty it would be an absolute nightmare to replace it. In fact it would possibly be easier to replace the faulty IC rather than the entire SIMM.