[RndTbl] new ECC computer options

Kevin McGregor kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 08:00:50 CST 2017

The original PC had parity checking only. I don't know how long ago that
stopped. Or did it?


On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 1:36 AM, Hartmut W Sager <hwsager at marityme.net>

> Just for the record here (i.e., moral support for you, Trevor), I too have
> always been a strong believer in ECC.  And heck, the original IBM PC had
> ECC (or did it just do parity checking, and crash if parity error?).
> Hartmut W Sager - Tel +1-204-339-8331 <(204)%20339-8331>
> On 28 January 2017 at 00:46, Trevor Cordes <trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:
>> I'm looking for input from anyone in the club who may be knowledgable,
>> eyeballing, or has purchased a "workstation" system recently with ECC
>> memory.  (Note, ECC is imperative!)  I don't need dual-socket, crazy
>> speed, just something like a mid-range modern i7 with modern RAM, slots,
>> etc.  (i3 speeds won't cut it.)
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