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Difference between ECC and Non-ECC

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March 23, 2004 1:24:33 PM

What's the difference between ECC and Non-ECC memory? Does one run faster than the other? Is one better than the other? Is it that one is better suited for gaming as opposed to general use? I see it lot when reading about memory. Just trying to stimulate the cranium. Thanks.

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March 23, 2004 2:41:32 PM

ECC is for servers where data accuracy is of utmost importance. There is a performance penalty with ECC. Gamers want to use non-ECC due to that.

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March 23, 2004 3:28:53 PM

So non-ecc it is!! Thank ya!

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