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Old 12-12-2005, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok guys heres the deal, I made the mistake of ordering parts for my computer before coming to these forums. So, I have a question.
When I ordered my RAM i didn't understand what ECC or un/registered meant and I still don't. Do these things cause huge performance differences? Can somone please explain it to me?

Can somone recommend some decent ram for ~80 dollars?

EDIT: should've been more specific, I need DDR 400 (PC 3200)
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Old 12-12-2005, 07:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Honestly, dunno bout ECC and such, but I think most standard is non ECC and CAS of 2.5 and nonregistered, but could be wrong.

I just have 2x512 (1gb) of Corsair Value Select RAM (ddr400) and its just at $80.
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ECC and registered ram is for servers and stuff like that

for basic home users you go with Non ECC and unregistered
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will it cause huge performance issues if i get... or have ECC and registered?
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