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Old 04-18-2004, 02:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ecc Ram

ECC RAM vs NON-ECC RAM:
difference?
cost?
performance?
other things i should know?
-lets get the low down
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Old 04-18-2004, 02:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This should answer everything.
http://www.corsairmicro.com/corsair/...h/trg-ecc.html
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Old 04-18-2004, 01:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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One thing that the article forgot to mention is that ecc ram is slightly slower than non-ecc. Depending on what kind of box you're putting the ram in you're going to have to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages.
I skimmed the article so I didnt exactly pick the points out but it looked like it covered ECC vs NonECC pretty well.

Also doesnt ECC have another RAM chip for doing the error checking?
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yeah, i knew that ecc had 9 chips: 1 errorchecking per 8 normals.
but didnt know y.
thx for the link.
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