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ECC with Non-ECC?

by prescotthenry / May 11, 2004 11:14 PM PDT

Is there any problem using PC 133 ECC SDRAM with PC 133 Non-ECC if my BIOS is set to non-ECC memory settings? Thanks

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Re:ECC with Non-ECC?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 11, 2004 11:29 PM PDT
In reply to: ECC with Non-ECC?

Shouldn't be, but you'll know if its compatible very soon.

You neglected to share the make/model numbers of the items. For instance, the 256 MB memory stick issues on BX based boards is legendary. And such would use SDRAM.


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Re:Re:ECC with Non-ECC?
by prescotthenry / May 11, 2004 11:34 PM PDT
In reply to: Re:ECC with Non-ECC?

Sis 735 Chipset
Athalon XP 2200

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Why SDRAM on this one?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 11, 2004 11:48 PM PDT

For example, we have some P4 1.9 GHz machines that perform like P3 800 Mhz machines all due to a mistake by me to recycle some sticks of SDRAM.

Since the deed is done and the machines are used for email, Open Office and have no payback if I was to fix this issue, I haven't changed the motherboards and RAM, but I still kick myself over that one.


PS. Oh, if your board does SDRAM, you won't see the BX issue I noted.

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Just Temporary
by prescotthenry / May 12, 2004 12:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Why SDRAM on this one?

until more $$$$. Thanks as always.

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