Question What does the error in MemTest86 means??

Should I replace my RAM?


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kanewolf

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I just finished my complete test on MemTest86. And I got 250 errors. Well, I did this test after getting a lot of Blue screen of Death. Does it means that I have to replace my RAM? So if you something to help, please help me out here.


Here's the image of the errors:-

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lZvYMDC1DJ7yERIrMB8I50kfg_KuBeit?usp=sharing

My BSOD errors screenshot:-

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ub5vU0dabsAMWjXlV3duICUD40n4xiz-/view?usp=sharing
Yes it means you should replace your RAM. There is no "help me out here". You buy new.
1 MEMTEST error is too many.
 
I would swap the ram the modules and/or test them one at a time in different sockets. There can be socket/module conflicts that can cause this on otherwise perfectly fine ram. But if you cannot get a module to run without even a single error, it is bad--no way around it.

I would also check memory module cooling. I ran into errors when testing 256GB of LRDIMMs that tested fine once I got a fan blowing on one bank that didn't have a factory fan on it.
 
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