How to test for bad memory? Tags: Memory Blue Screen Last response: July 8, 2010 5:10 PM in Memory Share lfforte July 8, 2010 11:28:01 AM I have G.SKILL F3-12800CL8D-4GBRM Ripjaws and Asus P7P55D E Pro, intel i5 750. I have been getting blue screen errors. When I run memtest I get errors. When I try to close memtest again blue screen and computer reboots. In BIOS I set the Ai Overclock Tuner to XMP Profile as was suggested. I also tried different BIOS setting and still get errors. How do I test if one or both memory sticks are bad? I cant afford to spend more time troubleshooting More about : test bad memory violentlyhappy91 a b } Memory July 8, 2010 11:33:30 AM Use one stick at a time in Memtest and try using the computer with only one stick at a time. m 0 l lfforte July 8, 2010 11:48:09 AM Am I setting the BIOS correctly? m 0 l Related resources how to test for bad memory - Forum I need help! Memory getting very bad performance on performance test! - Forum How long do should I test my undervolted memory? - Forum How can I test my motherboard's memory capacity? - Forum Bad memory test. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lfforte July 8, 2010 11:50:25 AM What are the chances that only one of the sticks is faulty? Would they not both be faultyt? m 0 l violentlyhappy91 a b } Memory July 8, 2010 11:51:41 AM I'd turn overclocking completely off and make sure the voltage of the RAM is on what it's default is. There should be an option for 'Load Fail-Safe defaults'. m 0 l gamerk316 July 8, 2010 11:52:54 AM Not always. RAM is a bit touchy; you can have multiple sticks last a decade, and a new stick fail within a month. Its not guaranteed that multiple sticks would fail if one stick does go. m 0 l lfforte July 8, 2010 12:02:43 PM I had the problem from the beginning. I never suspected he memory. I'd turn overclocking completely off and make sure the voltage of the RAM is on what it's default is. There should be an option for 'Load Fail-Safe defaults'. Is this the option in the BIOS? m 0 l violentlyhappy91 a b } Memory July 8, 2010 12:50:47 PM Yes, it's in the bios. m 0 l lfforte July 8, 2010 1:07:25 PM Ok I am now testing one stick at a time. I'm wondering if they were both seated properly in the DIMM socket? m 0 l gamerk316 July 8, 2010 5:10:50 PM Probably; if you didn't have a stick in right, you'd know it right away. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to find out what type of Windows memory diagnostics test was done. Forum How can I decide if a memory is good or bad? Forum How to test for bad hdmi port on a new laptop Forum How to test if a hard disk is bad or not Forum How to test if my GPU is going bad?? Forum How to test if my CPU is bad? Forum How can i test my viedo card to see if its bad Forum how can i test to see if my ram went bad. Forum how to recover bad memory. Forum How to test for bad cables? Forum how to fix bad sector in memory cards? Forum How do I know if my memory is bad? Forum Windows 7 detected a memory problem- How do I test memory ??? Forum How can see if my memory board is bad Forum How to determine if a memory board is bad Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !