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ECC ram

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#1
i have a qeustion would ECC ram reduce the ammount of crashing programs?
and add more stability? or does software need to be specialy be written to take advantage of ecc?
 
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#2
ECC is for servers only and some rare older chipsets.

It doesn't prevent program crashing. Poor software and or bad overclock/system do that.
 
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#3
Your board does supports it but it runs slower and no you don't need any special software. But as natron said its for servers
 
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#4
ECC is for servers only and some rare older chipsets.

It doesn't prevent program crashing. Poor software and or bad overclock/system do that.
last time i readed an article abouth ecc it says that hardware it self also makes mistakes
overclocked or not

my machine is a workstation and a server

and i know that my board supports ecc
 
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#5
Hardware makes mistakes if it breaks. The whole point of ECC DRAM is to scrub the RAM for errors caused by failing RAM and turn off the responsible chip that failed. Unless you're running a production server that absolutely cannot ever be shut down and runs mission critical data, stick with regular RAM.