RPiazza72 Posted September 4, 2009 Share Posted September 4, 2009 I tend to purchase a lot of RAM and throw it into various computer projects I do. I was upgrading my current pair of CM2X1024-6400Pro. I always test my memory by using the most recent version of memtest 86+. I am planning to upgrade this current system to the Windows 7 RC so I opted to get a pair of CM2X2048-6400C4Pro. In memtest I ran this pair for first 9 hours and 15 minutes. I got 14 passes with 20 errors listed however in the section where memtest list errors in red it showed only one listed error in Test 4 on Pass 0. I have had bad sticks before and never quite seen a result like that. I next tested a pair of CM2X1024-6400C4Pro. Within 16 minutes those sticks produced 57 errors and the errors listed in the red text filled the rest of the screen all in test 7 and 8. To make sure there were no issues created by my system I ran my original 6400Pro pair. I ran them for 2 hours and 31 minutes and showed no errors after 7 passes. I suspect the CM2X1024-6400C4Pro are definitely bad with that many errors in such a short amount of time. I am not quite sure about the CM2X2048-6400C4Pro but I am still concerned at seeing errors when the CM2X1024-6400Pro run flawlessly in memtest. So I'd like to know if the two pairs I mention qualify as bad and in need of replacement. Thank You. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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