Stands for “Error-Correction Code”, ECC are just a way of discovering and fixing mistakes inside the computer memory.
When buying computer memory you might discover ECC or LOW- Mistake, or ECC memory -Correction Code Storage and Low-Error Correction Code Storage. LOW-ECC memory will be cheaper.
Electrical or magnetic interference inside a computer system can cause a single bit of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) to spontaneously flip to the opposite state.
It was initially thought that this was mainly due to alpha particles emitted by contaminants in chip packaging material, but research has shown that the majority of one-off soft errors in DRAM chips occur as a result of background radiation, chiefly neutrons from cosmic ray secondaries, which may change the contents of one or more memory cells or interfere with the circuitry used to read or write to them.
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Martin Cooper (inventor) Inventing handheld cellular mobile phone Making world’s first handheld cellular mobile phone call. Martin “Marty” Cooper (born December 26, 1928) is an American engineer.