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Should I use system-specific memory on a server?

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I was looking to upgrade the memory in my Dell PowerEdge 1850. I see that Dell sells their own branded memory at a very inflated price. I found that Kingston offers System-Specific Memory for the Dell PowerEdge 1850. I also found on Newegg, that a server memory module with the same specifications that is not "System-Specific" is about 1/2 the price.

In general, should I be fine with getting memory that is not "system-specific"?
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