Subject: Re: Motherboards with ECC support?
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.org>
From: Douglas A. Tutty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/16/2007 15:50:26
On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 07:50:31PM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> its time for me to get a faster cpu and I want to use ECC ram for the new mb,
> but I'm having problems to find such a board.
> The intel X38 chipset supports DDR2 ram with ecc, but this is not a low power
> consumption board and it is difficult to even find a x38 board which officially
> support it.
> The Asus P5E WS Pro may support ECC ram, but that part is not 100% clear.
> It should be a mb with PCIe and dual core support.
Mine is an Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe. I use ECC ram. I don't know if its "low
power consumption" or not. I figure that this is mostly a function of
the CPU and drives rather than the power consumption of the MB itself.