Re: ECC / non-ECC memory!?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by MrMagooba, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. MrMagooba

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    "MrMagooba" <> wrote in message
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    > Could someone please tell me the difference between ECC and non-ECC

    memory?
    > I was planning to buy 2 stick's of 512mb DDR PC2700 non-ECC memory
    > (http://tinyurl.com/i8dp), but for £8 more I can get 2 sticks of 512mb
    > PC3200 DDR CL=3 Unbuffered ECC 5ns 2.5V memory (http://tinyurl.com/i8e0).

    I
    > always used to buy cheap gineric stuff (non-ECC) and have never really

    given
    > it a thought. It's to go on an Asus A7N8X-Deluxe motherboard
    > (http://tinyurl.com/i8e5)
    >
    > (for some reason I seem to think ECC memory can be put on a board that
    > accepts non-ECC memory, but you can't put non-ECC memory on a board that
    > accepts ECC memory -- but I could be way off!)
    >


    Oh, and if it's of any importance, it's also to go with an Athlon XP2700+

    --
    Luck is a skill I am yet to acquire!!
    MrMagooba, Jul 28, 2003
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