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I recently bought 24GB's worth of memory because it was cheap. Ran it in memtest 86 just to make sure it is alright. Unfortunately, I got 1 error. frown.gif

My memory sticks

From what I've searched up, bad memory leads to hundreds of errors. but i've only got 1. is this a serious issue? other hardware specs are in my sig.

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Yeah Ive had a 4GB set of ram and it had one error and that error caused random freezing.

I would RMA it, they should understand thumb.gif
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Yeah Ive had a 4GB set of ram and it had one error and that error caused random freezing.
I would RMA it, they should understand thumb.gif

Is there a way to tell which dimm the error is on?
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Is there a way to tell which dimm the error is on?

I'm pretty sure Memtest86 is supposed to be ran on one DIMM at a time, and when used on multiple dimms, causes false-positives.
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I'm pretty sure Memtest86 is supposed to be ran on one DIMM at a time, and when used on multiple dimms, causes false-positives.

I have used 4 dimms at once before and it returned no errors.
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