Memory type? (ECC vs non-ECC)
justin at cs.duke.edu
Fri Aug 17 12:21:53 PDT 2001
There have been a few discussions about this before on the list, so you
may want to check out the list archives. Geocrawler seems to be the best
one I can come across ATM (supercomputer.org's is down).
These threads may give you a good start:
And if these don't help, I'm sure rgb will chime in with a much more
detailed examination of it (Rob: I'm still digging through your 40k opus
on WYSIWYG editors vs TeX from the dulug list :)).
Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0129
Email: justin at cs.duke.edu
On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Dan Kirkpatrick wrote:
> We're finalizing our specs for our next beowulf cluster... and I had a
> ECC or non-ECC memory? Motherboard "supports" ECC memory mode... although
> non-ecc memory is cheaper so we can get more...
> How does this realistically affect performance?
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