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2 years ago#1
At pass 17%
Says no errors yet.. How long do I let it go and How do I know if something is wrong?
2 years ago#2
Also.. If I go to work for 6 hours and just let it run for all 6.. Is that a bad idea?
2 years ago#3
sockrox posted...
Also.. If I go to work for 6 hours and just let it run for all 6.. Is that a bad idea?


That's a great idea actually.
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2 years ago#4
Ok, also, I'm addition to my " how do I tell if my ram is bad question " my ram slots 1-3, all say " 2048 mb ddr3- 1333 - mushkin 991585 ( 996585 ) " why do these have an extra set of numbers besides them ( the parentheses are the extra numbers ) but the other slots don't.
2 years ago#5
I don't know why you'd get the 991585 on one DIMM but not the other(s), but that's just Mushkin's model number.
And yes definitely let Memtest run for as long as possible. While you're at work, overnight, whatever. Let it run through a couple of full passes.
Also note that Memtest is not 100% reliable. I've had a bad DIMM before that passed Memtest but I would get stop errors all the time in Windows until I removed that DIMM.
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2 years ago#7
sockrox posted...
It must be my "non-legit" windows..


That's highly, highly unlikely. Pirated versions of Windows don't give you random blue screens.
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2 years ago#8
Perhaps. But then what in Gods name could it be?
2 years ago#9
sockrox posted...
At pass 17%
Says no errors yet.. How long do I let it go and How do I know if something is wrong?


3 passes, also you have to check one stick at a time. Memtest will not be able to tell you which DIMM is failing, if any are
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2 years ago#10
sockrox posted...
Ok, good. I'm worried though.. Because if it isn't my ram.. Or my videocard or hardware that's causing random blue screens.. It must be my "non-legit" windows..


debug your bsod, what is the event code?. 1033, 41?
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