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Date:      Sat, 5 Jul 1997 11:58:35 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Shawn Ramsey <>
To:        Don Wilde <>
Cc:        Carey Nairn <>, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: EDO vs non-parity RAM
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> as an addendum / caution to what David G said, most Pentium chipsets DO
> NOT support parity RAM, so you're stuck with non-parity. EDO is
> certainly faster than normal ("fast page mode") DRAM. The ideal solution
> is to get a board which supports DIMM memory with ECC, such as Dell
> PowerEdge's and a few others. GOOD memory is ALWAYS preferable to fast
> memory with holes in it... ;) 

Also, if you board doesnt support parity RAM, and is an Intel chipset, it
won't cache more than 64MB of RAM! The only decent Intel chipset really is
the HX chipset. (Supports ECC and 512MB of cachable RAM)

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