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not a memtest user, but:
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...and got 40,000 errors in the first couple of minutes when it seemed to be testing something related to L1 and L2 cache.

that would be cpu related?
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Hi. Could someone with fans plugged into cha1 2 and 3 do a quick test for me? Show screenshot of bios with fan control disabled, and then fan control enabled with them running at a slower speed?

For me controller 1 and 2 are stuck at max speed. I'm using both 3 pin and PWM fans for testing.
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Originally Posted by harlen View Post

Hi. Could someone with fans plugged into cha1 2 and 3 do a quick test for me? Show screenshot of bios with fan control disabled, and then fan control enabled with them running at a slower speed?
For me controller 1 and 2 are stuck at max speed. I'm using both 3 pin and PWM fans for testing.

U got ur own board silly
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Originally Posted by alancsalt View Post

Steve, did you test the ram sticks individually? You may find that you have one faulty stick. I've had that with a new 3 x 2 set of 2133 Corsair. You can be unlucky.

Actually, I haven't yet (believe it or not). It was late last night when I hit this issue and I have been at work all day today. That definitely seems like the next step. Probably tomorrow though, since I am still at work...lonnng day smile.gif

I was just getting thrown by the errors in the first phase of memtest86+ when it looks like it is doing something with the CPU cache...since the memtest86+ docs state that it does not test cache explicitly. It just tests memory. Thus, I was wondering if anyone was familiar with the tool or had a better recommendation...or if there is a tweak that I should make to my BIOS before running such a tool. I found something about turning off USB legacy support on this board...but the BIOS is all at default values for the moment until I get this worked out...unless there is a good reason to do otherwise.

Thanks for the response! Rep to you! smile.gif Any other advice is appreciated. thumb.gif
post #5515 of 7119
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

U got ur own board silly

The point is to confirm whether that is normal behaviour on another board. I only have 1. On my board 1 and 2 CHA controller are stuck at max speed no matter what i do.
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post #5516 of 7119
Thought I'd share my build from Feb 3:

403

It was built for use as a home virtualization lab so memory is maxed at 32GB.

More on it - http://www.overclock.net/t/1068487/silverstone-tj08-e-owners-club/870#post_16474126
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Originally Posted by Scuba Steve in VA View Post

Actually, I haven't yet (believe it or not). It was late last night when I hit this issue and I have been at work all day today. That definitely seems like the next step. Probably tomorrow though, since I am still at work...lonnng day smile.gif
I was just getting thrown by the errors in the first phase of memtest86+ when it looks like it is doing something with the CPU cache...since the memtest86+ docs state that it does not test cache explicitly. It just tests memory. Thus, I was wondering if anyone was familiar with the tool or had a better recommendation...or if there is a tweak that I should make to my BIOS before running such a tool. I found something about turning off USB legacy support on this board...but the BIOS is all at default values for the moment until I get this worked out...unless there is a good reason to do otherwise.
Thanks for the response! Rep to you! smile.gif Any other advice is appreciated. thumb.gif

Don't know if this helps clarify:
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Please be aware that not all errors reported by Memtest86 are due to bad memory. The test implicitly tests the CPU, L1 and L2 caches as well as the motherboard. It is impossible for the test to determine what causes the failure to occur. However, most failures will be due to a problem with memory module. When it is not, the only option is to replace parts until the failure is corrected.

Once a memory error has been detected, determining the failing SIMM/DIMM module is not a clear cut procedure. With the large number of motherboard vendors and possible combinations of memory slots it would be difficult if not impossible to assemble complete information about how a particular error would map to a failing memory module. However, there are steps that may be taken to determine the failing module. Here are four techniques that you may wish to use:

1) Removing modules
This is simplest method for isolating a failing modules, but may only be employed when one or more modules can be removed from the system. By selectively removing modules from the system and then running the test you will be able to find the bad modules. Be sure to note exactly which modules are in the system when the test passes and when the test fails.

2) Rotating modules
When none of the modules can be removed then you may wish to rotate modules to find the failing one. This technique can only be used if there are three or more modules in the system. Change the location of two modules at a time. For example put the module from slot 1 into slot 2 and put the module from slot 2 in slot 1. Run the test and if either the failing bit or address changes then you know that the failing module is one of the ones just moved. By using several combinations of module movement you should be able to determine which module is failing.

3) Replacing modules
If you are unable to use either of the previous techniques then you are left to selective replacement of modules to find the failure.

4) Avoiding allocation
The printing mode for BadRAM patterns is intended to construct boot time parameters for a Linux kernel that is compiled with BadRAM support. This work-around makes it possible for Linux to reliably run with defective RAM. For more information on BadRAM support for Linux, sail to http://home.zonnet.nl/vanrein/badram

Sometimes memory errors show up due to component incompatibility. A memory module may work fine in one system and not in another. This is not uncommon and is a source of confusion. In these situations the components are not necessarily bad but have marginal conditions that when combined with other components will cause errors.
http://www.memtest86.com/tech.html
Edited by alancsalt - 2/15/12 at 7:33pm
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I urgently need the 302 bios for the gen3 model, please upload it. thanks

No one has?
I need the 0302 build bios of the Gen3 model which is not avaliable on asus website. please help!
Edited by sunny7day - 2/15/12 at 9:08pm
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Originally Posted by Scuba Steve in VA View Post

Actually, I haven't yet (believe it or not). It was late last night when I hit this issue and I have been at work all day today. That definitely seems like the next step. Probably tomorrow though, since I am still at work...lonnng day smile.gif
I was just getting thrown by the errors in the first phase of memtest86+ when it looks like it is doing something with the CPU cache...since the memtest86+ docs state that it does not test cache explicitly. It just tests memory. Thus, I was wondering if anyone was familiar with the tool or had a better recommendation...or if there is a tweak that I should make to my BIOS before running such a tool. I found something about turning off USB legacy support on this board...but the BIOS is all at default values for the moment until I get this worked out...unless there is a good reason to do otherwise.
Thanks for the response! Rep to you! smile.gif Any other advice is appreciated. thumb.gif

Well, forget what I said about L1/L2 cache. That was me misinterpreting a blinking cursor in the memtest86+ program redface.gif I downloaded the standard memtest86 app and ran the test and the cursor was elsewhere...and then I realized what was up.

The standard memtest86 app also puked hard and fast, so I pulled all but one stick and ran it again. Same puke. I then pulled that stick and dropped in a different stick in a different slot...and that stick passed all 11 tests. I then placed that passing stick in the slot that failed in test 1 and it passed again. Relief, it is not the slot. I then dropped the failing stick from test 1 in the slot that passed in test 2...and it failed again. Thus, looks like a bad stick and the MB is fine. I am testing the other two sticks and other two slots now...and will then need to figure out if I need to contact newegg or G Skill.

Thanks for the help! Rep to all who responded.


UPDATE: The other two sticks and two slots passed fine...so it looks like one bad stick out of four. And folks ask why people get 16GB of RAM...it's so that we can ensure that we get at least two good sticks smile.gif

RMA-ing in the morning...and going with 8GB for now. Thanks again.
Edited by Scuba Steve in VA - 2/15/12 at 11:57pm
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Well, forget what I said about L1/L2 cache. That was me misinterpreting a blinking cursor in the memtest86+ program redface.gif I downloaded the standard memtest86 app and ran the test and the cursor was elsewhere...and then I realized what was up.
The standard memtest86 app also puked hard and fast, so I pulled all but one stick and ran it again. Same puke. I then pulled that stick and dropped in a different stick in a different slot...and that stick passed all 11 tests. I then placed that passing stick in the slot that failed in test 1 and it passed again. Relief, it is not the slot. I then dropped the failing stick from test 1 in the slot that passed in test 2...and it failed again. Thus, looks like a bad stick and the MB is fine. I am testing the other two sticks and other two slots now...and will then need to figure out if I need to contact newegg or G Skill.
Thanks for the help! Rep to all who responded.
UPDATE: The other two sticks and two slots passed fine...so it looks like one bad stick out of four. And folks ask why people get 16GB of RAM...it's so that we can ensure that we get at least two good sticks smile.gif
RMA-ing in the morning...and going with 8GB for now. Thanks again.

Good to find it. It's problems you cant find the cause for that drive you crazy. wink.gif
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