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Windows 7: My Memtest86 (v4.20) results

27 Mar 2011   #31
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
Wait, you said that Windows is reporting hardware problems as related to your memory. That's going to cause a lot of problems. Fix that first and then we can address whatever problems remain, if any.

Your system specs say 4GB of memory in your system. Which is true?
Yeah, buying some new RAM sticks as well. They're totally destroyed.

I'll report back when I've got my new memory.


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27 Mar 2011   #32
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Okay, something strange happend. I was running with the "working" 2BG of RAM as well, I had 2 task windows open (world of warcraft, google chrome), and suddenly my 1st monitor became solid white, and my other monitor became solid black. When I logged on Windows again, it said that there was an unexpected shut-down (BSOD).

What is this?
It's maybe the same as BSOD, but I still hope it is refering to my damaged memory.
Btw, question:
  • Does Memory Diagnostics Tool only show memory (RAM) trouble?
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27 Mar 2011   #33
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

oh, sorry for posting my own topic off.. What can cause Blue Screens not showing up?
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28 Mar 2011   #34
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 
My Memtest86 (v4.20) results

Aight, so I had a lot of BSOD during my computer time. And some of them were refering to my memory. So I plugged out one RAM stick, and later I figured out that, every time a putted the other RAM stick in there, Windows wouldn't apply it. So I ran a Memtest86 (v4.20 _ USB)

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[Notice: This "working" memory stick is in the yellow socket]
Results:




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The 1st pass result ended with 48 erros. But then it counted as sick at pass 2.
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So quite a lot of errors as you see. So, basicly, I think my Blue Screen of Death is causing my RAM.

What do you think?

I think I might need some new Memory sticks.
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28 Mar 2011   #35
Stormkitty

7x64 SP1
 
 

See if you can maybe borrow some RAM from a friend first to make sure it's the RAM. It's quite likely the RAM but there's also a chance it's the motherboard itself, bad DIMM slots etc. Don't want to buy new RAM just to find out it's the entire board you know.
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28 Mar 2011   #36
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stormkitty View Post
See if you can maybe borrow some RAM from a friend first to make sure it's the RAM. It's quite likely the RAM but there's also a chance it's the motherboard itself, bad DIMM slots etc. Don't want to buy new RAM just to find out it's the entire board you know.
True, I asked a few friends. But their sticks didn't match into my P5Q Pro. I really don't think it's my DIMM slots.

Is it normal to have so many errors?
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28 Mar 2011   #37
Stormkitty

7x64 SP1
 
 

No, normally you should have 0 errors from your memory after multiple passes.
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28 Mar 2011   #38
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stormkitty View Post
No, normally you should have 0 errors from your memory after multiple passes.
Wow, really? But if my DIMM were destroyed, I think I couldn't do a single thing on my computer.
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28 Mar 2011   #39
Stormkitty

7x64 SP1
 
 

They can be just failing, not entirely destroyed. Very rare, only seen it happen twice, and both times the boards had other issues as well. But the RAM is indeed almost positively the sure culprit here. Now then, have you tried both sticks in the Slot or just the one that "works", so to speak? Or does the machine not even POST with just the other stick in there?
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28 Mar 2011   #40
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stormkitty View Post
They can be just failing, not entirely destroyed. Very rare, only seen it happen twice, and both times the boards had other issues as well. But the RAM is indeed almost positively the sure culprit here. Now then, have you tried both sticks in the Slot or just the one that "works", so to speak? Or does the machine not even POST with just the other stick in there?
I only tried with the one that "works". If I put the other memory stick in there, it usually stuck on the full-screen motherboard showup at booting.

As you said, I think there's a really low percent chance for it's my DIMM. RAM is my main-target right now.
Please keep posting - I gave you reputation to keep this topic alive and on-top

The RAM I'm using, isn't listed in the motherboard manufacturer's Qualified Vendors List of compatible modules either. The Kingston RAM i'm looking forward to buy, is.
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