memtest

Forum discussion tagged with memtest.
  1. Koesherbacon

    Question After a motherboard short and failure, how can I tell if my RAM has been affected as well?

    I recently had a motherboard short and crash that basically destroyed my computer. It won't turn on, even using the paperclip trick. The motherboard is fried and there's not really anything I can do about that. Anyway, what I'd like to know is in regard to the RAM that was installed at the time...
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    Question RAM pass memtest but freezes on startup

    So i just bought a new 4x1 gb ramstick to upgrade my ram to 8gb by adding it to the 2nd slot of my laptop. But on startup after it loads some program, it freezes after a few minutes in, or bsod occurs on some occasion with error irql_driver_less_or_equal. I tried clean booting, disabling memory...
  3. Question One of two sticks in a Vengeance LPX pair presumably bad

    I have had consistent instability with my pc ever since I built it (bsods, app crashes, total pc hangs) and I’ve presumed it all along to be memory related. I finally decided to test each stick individually and the first of the two worked with no issues and memtest came back clean after 8...
  4. Question MEMTEST Results, something to be worried about?

    Hey guys! I done a memtest twice now and both have come back like this but this one is worse. Does this mean by RAM is dead? or my CPU?
  5. Mark0191

    Question Memtest86 question

    Hello guys! I've been having problems with stuttering in games so decided to give memtest86 a try as I've heard good things about the program. After 3 hours of testing I was given 3 errors in the form of this, 2 of which were the same and one was the pretty much the same but just a different...
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    Question !! Freezing Computer!! Help wanted!

    Hello everyone, First of all thank you for reading my topic, I'm fairly new to this site but I have already checked multiple topics where people had (more of the same) problem as I did but I haven't found a solution yet. I'm having a freezing/Deadlocking/lock-up computer issue for quite a...
  7. Question Memory Management error

    Hello everyone! I have an Acer laptop (Acer Nitro 5) that some months ago started to show BSOD presenting the error "Memory Management". After showing this error several times my O.S (Windows 10) crashes and I try to repare it, but never works, then I need to format my computer. I did the...
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    Question Errors in step 5 on Memtest86

    I used Memtest86 some days ago in an attemp to solve a BSOD problem, and I had errors only in step 5. Could someone explain me the causes of this issue? Below will be the results provided. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uN-we5f7GVGExe2zfUYpb0KNr-S_VxSd/view?usp=sharing
  9. xKernalSandersx

    Question Computer Freezes, POST Issues, Crashes

    I don't even know where to begin with the issues I have been experiencing with my new build. It has been running smoothly for about a month, then randomly started some major issues with freezing, artifacts, POST issues, BSOD, WHEA errors, etc. Build: Intel i5 9600KF (have have a K model coming...
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    Question After installing new RAM, Notebook constantly reboots itself, I can't even run Memtest86 [DDR3, SODIMM]

    Hello and welcome to my post, I'll go into detail so you can know what happened so far. I've acquired a pair of 4GB Kingston 1600Mhz RAM model KVR16LS11/4 modules For an old Samsung Notebook model NP-RV511-AAR1, to which, after EXTENSIVE research on my part (this linked site is one of many)...
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    Question PC crashes to desktip while gaming

    Hello, I had this annoying issue with my pc since first I had it. IT works perfectly fine except when gaming (particularly more demanding games). The screen freezes and then I'm back to the desktop(it happens at random it could go for hours without a crash or crash within minutes after launching...
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    Question Very inconsistent memtest86 result: RAM (usually) only show errors 5 min after BSOD

    Just got a BSOD while writing this post... Bought RAM two weeks ago, correct timings latency etc. to the integrated one on my laptop, updated BIOS, updated Windows, checked memtest86: 4 passes. Nice. But then it starts crashing. And strangely as in the title: RAM (usually) only shows (10000)...
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    [SOLVED] Memtest86 isn't booting

    Hey guys, so recently 2 of my DDR3 ram sticks got defect. I have only 4GB left now. So I'm getting a replacement. Corsair asked me to do a memtest with memtest86, so I downloaded it and installed it on my USB. When I tried to boot it there's nothing happening, It's giving me a black screen...
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    Question Frequent BSOD, Memtest86 passes and fails depending on slot config (read thread)

    SPECS R5 2600 no OC 1660ti OC Tweak II performance OC 16GB (2x8) T-Force Vulcan DDR4 3000MHz Windows 10 Home Edition on SSD 60GB ASRock AB350M-HDV MOBO 750w corsair bronze+ THE DEALIO Frequent bsods, can be fine for a week then crash 10 times in 1 day, completely random. Either bsods, screen...
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    Question PC wont boot with more than two cores (Ryzen 7 3700x)

    Heya Forum (first time posting, so bare with me, im not very tech-savvy) Roughly a month ago i completed my new gaming rig, and its been running OK since. Now, in the start i had some problems restarting the pc, it would turn off but get stuck booting up, with fans blasting at full force. And i...
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    [SOLVED] Memory stress testing

    Hello, I'm interested in testing the stability of my RAM and after enough research over the internet, my conclusion is going with MemTest86. There are 2 variations of MemTest86: the classic and the MemTest86+. In the case of classic MemTest86, it's again available in 2 flavors: free (v4) and...
  17. oakside

    [SOLVED] Crashes - MemTest86 Errors, Dumps Suggest Drivers

    New build seems mostly fine, but now had a couple random crashes for a couple straight days. Decided to test RAM, resulted in errors. Maybe some wisdom can be shared with me to help figure this out. Otherwise, this post may at least help others with similar problems. Will update until resolved...
  18. BlazingAngels

    Question Games Crashing/Testing my PC

    I have been having issues with crashing with some games, mainly mods which worked perfectly on my previous system. My first course of action was to reinstall the mods which it still crashed then I scanned for errors on all my storage devices and it came back no errors. I also checked my storage...
  19. miknepa

    Question Afraid that i'll overheat my RAM during MemTestx86

    So, I have had a bluescreen which i already had 1 Month ago with the stopcode: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR This is 99 Percent an Hardware issue so i've decided to stress the hell out of my components to detect which one is causing the issue. I ran chkdsk already, planning to run Prime95 and...
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    Question How to test RAM without extra sticks?

    I bought a new computer no more than 5 months ago, and the whole time I kept getting repeated blue screens. I ran Memtest in each slot with my single stick of RAM and three of them reported errors, while one just crashed the PC completely. How can I be sure it's my RAM and not my Motherboard...