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RE: With newer chipsets, is ECC memory slower ? Worth the penalty ?

Hi Bob,

> Negative.  My own memory test benchmarks using a (cough) windows based
> test program shows only a 1%-2% speed degradation.  Of course that
> depends upon the chipset used.  But I wouldn't expect anything above
> 5% in the worst case for anything reasonable.

Thanks for the info.  It sounds like I would be crazy to not use ECC memory.
I tend to leave the PC running 24/7.  That alone might make the ECC worth


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