[rescue] Learned something new today...
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 15:44:14 CDT 2012
I wanted to use RAM from a Dell 2950 in my AMD server, but now that I need to
buy some, I'm leery of eBay and memory store prices are 2x or more than eBay
On Jul 16, 2012, at 4:17 PM, Jonathan Patschke <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2012, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> After a go-round with TYAN support (which was very responsive and very
>> helpful), it turns out that Registered RAM is not the same as Fully
> No, Fully-Buffered is almost exclusively used with the Intel 5000/5400
> series of chipsets. If there's anything else out there that uses it, I've
> not heard of it.
> That screwed us early-adopters of Core Xeons well and good--doubly so
> those of us who bought Macs built around them, which need funky Apple
> heatsink/thermal-sensor bits.
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