i just stumbled across this article as i was searching the web and it says
this maybe be old but i thought it was interesting and when i searched nothing showed up. Well for me it's just another reason not to buy pre built computers because unless you are using optys or xeons there is no real need for ECC ram is there? I hope manufacturers don't go along with this...
|Microsoft confirmed to TG Daily that it will "encourage" system builders to use Error Checking and Correction (ECC) memory modules for Vista computers - rather than the standard DDR devices common in desktop and notebook computers today. Currently, ECC is mainly used in servers and workstations and will not be a Vista requirement, but the technology may increase the stability of the OS.|