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Dewman

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Memtest errors
« on: March 20, 2013, 09:11:29 PM »
Earlier this evening i had a random memory management BSOD. I googled around and saw a few forums stating i should run a memtest to make sure my RAM is not the culprit. Here was the results:

any idea where to go from here?

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Re: Memtest errors
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013, 03:29:16 AM »
Memtest failures are usually either bad ram or bad mobo. To test for bad ram, install it in a different machine and run tests. To test for bad mobo, install known good ram and run tests.

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Re: Memtest errors
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013, 08:16:30 AM »
I wouldn't even go that far. Just contact the RAM manufacturer, let them know you ran a memtest, and give them the results. RAM has a lifetime warranty.

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Re: Memtest errors
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2013, 09:12:45 AM »
I cant afford to have my computer down for any amount of time due to my capstone/thesis being due in 5 weeks so i sent a email to g.skill explaining my situation.

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A possible solution would be to purchase a 2nd set directly from Newegg. Upon receiving your 2nd set you can return your original set stating the memory was DOA. If you havea ny questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you

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Re: Memtest errors
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2013, 10:24:37 AM »
Wow. Good on them. That's great customer service.

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