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