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Offline -lynx-

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Memory question
« on: August 02, 2000, 05:25:00 AM »
Just wondering if anyone can explain in simple terms what the difference is between CL2 and CL3 memory? They are basically the same price?

All this "unbuffered", "ECC" and "non-parity" stuff is awfully confusing too .

Can someone please-please explain the basics without going into too much detail and help make a decision with helpful "good"/"not as good as.." comments? Tom's Hardware page is still listing EDO stuff and I've found it's explanations about memory to be rather vague...

I have 128MB PC133 made by Micron (16x72, unbuffered,ECC,CL3) and am considering replacing another 128MB (2x64MB PC100) with PC133... Do I go for the same type? Or shall I get 16x64, non-parity,CL2 (5 cheaper)? And what's a "registered" DIMM type (13 more expensive)?

Help?

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Offline MrBill

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Memory question
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2000, 08:46:00 AM »
More information on memory than you can use. http://www.anandtech.com/articlelist.html
on the leftside of the page select memory from the dropdown list under the reviews heading, then click go.

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