Tech Tip: What is a Bus Type?

Bus Type, also known as the Bus Speed, is tied with the Peak Transfer Rate and Peak Data Rate. This is very critical to consider when upgrading or adding memory to an existing machine. If the memory modules aren’t on the same page, it can lead to undesirable results. Backwards Compatibility You won’t find memory being compatible between generations. For example, a DDR4 module won’t … Continue reading Tech Tip: What is a Bus Type?

RAM Requirements Through the Windows In Time

System Requirements To Windows 95 and Beyond Windows 95 – Requires 16MB (480MB Max)Windows 98 – Requires 16MBWindows ME – Requires 64MBWindows NT – Requires 64MBWindows 2000 – Requires 64MB (4GB Max), 650MB HD Windows XP – Requires 128MB RAM, 1.5GB HDWindows Vista – Requires 1GB RAM, Windows 7 – Requires 1GB-2GB RAM, 16GB HDWindows 8 – Requires 1GB-2GB RAM, 16GB HD Windows 10 – … Continue reading RAM Requirements Through the Windows In Time

Tech Tip: What is DDR Memory?

DDR(#) SDRAM stands for Double Data Rate (Insert a number here) Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access. It’s a mouthful, but what is it exactly? Short Term Memory Memory modules allow your computer to open and operate multiple software at the same time. It’s what allows you to keep opening new tabs in your browser and allow one to go down the rabbit hole. You can keep opening … Continue reading Tech Tip: What is DDR Memory?

Tech Tip: Error Correction Code (ECC)

ECC stands for Error Correction Code. It is a technology used to detect and correct errors in memory at the bit level. Errors are typically caused in these two ways. ECC, error detection and correction, technology is used in where errors that can lead to data corruption and system failure must be avoided at all costs. This is typically the case for scientific and financial … Continue reading Tech Tip: Error Correction Code (ECC)