Memory -- Motherboard ECC support ?

Is the below true ?
 1. cannot mix ECC and non-ECC RAM ?
 2. ECC will work in non-ECC motherboards as non-ECC memory ?

 3. how can I determine if a motherboard supports ecc memory ?
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Don ThomsonCommented:
1. No - you can never mix ecc and non-ecc memory
2 No you cannot use ecc in a non-ecc motherboard
3 - Find the mother board model number and search google or the manufacturers web site for the specs


ECC are generally only used in servers  or mission critical systems or in Mil-Spec Computers
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
1. No, you cannot mix ECC and non-ECC.
2. No, memory is one or the other - ECC memory will cause a non-ECC board to not complete POST.
3. Look up the specs on your board.  Do you have one in particular you are wondering about?
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Don ThomsonCommented:
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