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Re: ECC Ram (Was: Debian 5.0 & 64 bits)

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:14, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Dec 2009 09:58:02 -0800, Kelly Clowers wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 14:22, Andrew M.A. Cater
>>> Get good quality memory (possibly ECC memory if you can) and you'll
>>> have a workhorse for a long period of time.
>> Since I doubt he is running a DB that big just for fun, I would say ECC
>> RAM is mandatory. In fact, every time I look up the error rates for RAM,
>> I wonder why consumer class RAM isn't ECC.
> I have read the latest Intel chipsets (Core i7 - Bloomfield) do not allow
> Quite rare :-?

Yes, I think on the Intel side you have to go with a Xeon to get ECC.
At least some Phenoms and such support ECC though.

Kelly Clowers

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