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Old 10-14-2006, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What does "non-ecc unbuffered" mean in terms of ram? i want to buy a 1gb stick of ddr2 667 and thats what it says... thanks for the help
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Old 10-14-2006, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ecc stands for error correction control. Basically it means the memory can check itself to make sure the data it is sending is correct and not corrupted by adding an extra bit to each byte. Most of the time you don't need it. It will actually increase your latency which is not good if you want speed
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Old 10-14-2006, 09:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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http://www.2cpu.com/articles/44_1.html
take a look at this it should help explain
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Good link, thanks. We learn something every day.
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Old 10-15-2006, 09:12 AM   #5 (permalink)
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yea in short:

Never use (ECC) or (Registered) Ram, unless its being used in a Server machine.
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Old 10-15-2006, 03:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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awesome, thanks a lot
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