If you can afford it, always buy the ECC. Saves your bacon more often
than not in the long run.
My Mac Pro personal desktop has it. It developed an issue in one of
the sticks. The system detected that many errors were getting
corrected, and disabled the whole stick. Sure I lost 2GB but the
system did not go down. I can shut it down and replace the memory at
A Solaris 10 server I run has a memory stick creating many errors.
System is still up and I can replace the stick when I can without a
ECC cannot necessarily protect you from every memory issue but it can
protect you from many sorts of memory issues and can keep you from
having hard crashes and allow you to fix problems on your schedule
instead of in a panic. First time you have a hard crash due to memory
issues you will wish you had ECC. (And a motherboard that supports
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