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I need to upgrade, who doesnt, my ram. I have pc3200 ddr 400mhz ram
installed now, 512k. I want to add 2 more gigs. Question is what is
the diferences in types, other than the obvious cost?

   PC3200 (400MHz) DDR 184-pin ECC Memory

   PC3200 (400MHz) DDR 184-pin ECC Registered Memory

   PC3200 (400MHz) DDR 184-pin non-ECC Memory

   PC3200 (400MHz) DDR 200-pin SO DIMMs Memory

Also, any recommendations for good online vendors with good pricing?

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You need to tell us what motherboard you have so we can advise you properly.

SODIMM is for laptops
ECC is for servers and very stable/reliable PCs
non-ECC is probably what you need, but tell us what motherboard  you have
(make and model) before you buy so we can advise you properly - you might
not be able to 'add' 2GB of RAM to your board! You might have to throw away
what you have or settle for 1.5GB.

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jetway 600dap I believe

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i have 3 slots, 3 gig max. forget the 200 pin, silly me. whats the
difference in the others?

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184 pin non-ECC are the type listed on Crucial.

non-ECC is a 64 bit wide DIMM. ECC is a 72 bit wide DIMM. ECC
allows a checksum to be computed, over the 64 bit word. With a
SECDED Hamming code, you can correct a single error or detect
a double bit error, in a 64 bit DIMM memory word. When a DIMM is
non-ECC, there is no error check, and you are relying on the
good qualities of the memory.


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