[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun E10K servers?]

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Jul 8 15:33:27 CDT 2003

On Tuesday 08 July 2003 22:24, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Most decent (i.e, known-brand-name) PC motherboards these days have the
> capability to use ECC memory.  You'll never find it in an off-the-shelf
> system, though, because that's $10 of profit margin gone.  In fact, you
> buy an off-the-shelf system, it'll almost certainly have no-brand-name
> lowest-bidder parts for everything the builder could possibly get away
> with.

True. Things don't get any better if they got a sticker "Via" on them btw

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