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toebar20

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I have a ASUS P4T-E mobo with two sticks of RDRAM 256mb each, would like to buy two more sticks.
What is the differance between ecc and non-ecc and how do I find out what i have?
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Welcome to G2G toebar20

I suspect you're going to have fun finding RDRAM these days at a reasonable price!
However, if you can get it ok, then you need to match the existing ram in terms of specs, as you probably know.

ECC stands for error correcting capability. The most important thing is not to mix & match ECC ram with non-ECC ram. ECC is really only used for mission critical applications, servers etc as it provides increased reliability but with a slight drop in performance.

The best way to find out exactly what you currently have in your system, is to download & run Everest. You can get it from this link :
http://majorgeeks.co...tion_d4181.html

This should give you all the specs you require on your existing ram modules.
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