On Mar 2, 2014, at 2:33 AM, Bjoern Kahl <googlelo...@bjoern-kahl.de> wrote:
> On the other side you say (only) 8% of all DIMMs are affected per > *year*. I *guess* (and might be wrong) that the majority of installed > DIMMs nowadays are 2 GB DIMMs, so you need four of them to build > 8 GB. Assuming equal distribution of bit errors, this means on > average *every* DIMM will experience 1 bit error per hour. That > doesn't fit. The disconnect is in the fact that they are not uniformly distributed at all; see my other email. Some (bad) DIMMs produce tons of errors, while the vast majority produce none at all. Quoting the averages is really kind of misleading.
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