Through a convoluted series of events which I won't detail here, I have obtained an AMD Ryzen 7 1700, and two pieces of Crucial CT16G4WFD824A.18FB1 memory (with the intention of eventually going to four pieces, ie. 64 GB of RAM). I am looking to build a workstation (with no interest in...
When the first Ryzens came out, there were several articles detailing how the default max memory speed changed depending on rank and ECC support. Best support was for single-rank, no ECC.
There are two types of X99 motherboards compatible with ECC memory:
- The ones officially compatible
- The ones not officially compatible
If you have tested your board with ECC memory, please report it here. (With Memory serial number and bios version if possible).
It's just about ECC...
So I just found ECC RAM are extremely cheap. But the cheap ones I found comes in 6x4GB sets.
Is it possible to buy 18 sticks and then just get 16 out of the 18 sticks to be installed on the board?
All the sticks will have the same markings/model number/timings. Like RAM makers sell RAM sticks...
I am building a budget CAD/FEA/Gaming machine.
I have a Xeon E5649 (six core 2.5Ghz Base), and a MSI X58 PRO-E (MS-7522 V3.1) motherboard.
The Xeon supports ECC DDR3 1333Mhz , but there is no info about ECC in the manual.
Would ECC ram (PC3-10600R) work,or is the mobo lacking the extra...