[Nottingham] Spontaneous errors in RAM - How often?

Michael Erskine msemtd at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 20 11:55:19 BST 2006

On Thursday 20 July 2006 11:45, ForkBombFluf wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Martin wrote:
> > For 1GByte of PC RAM (non-ECC), what is the probability of a bit-flip
> > due to radiation, cosmic rays, or whatever?
> I'd be very intrigued to hear the answer to this one too, we just had to
> purchase ram for a new server and were faced with the same question.  We
> were unable to find very little useful information on the web regarding
> this, and no real statistics.


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