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Parity and Error Correction Support

Error correction logic is provided as part of the memory control circuits of the chipset. On modern PCs, both parity and ECC functions are provided by the use of parity memory; some chipsets support ECC only, using ECC memory. A chipset without at least parity support has no ability to detect or correct memory read errors.

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