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Last night I ran Memtest and it was the first time I saw errors. Below is a photo of the result:


I haven't yet had a chance to test individual sticks but does this mean that there were 276 errors at just one memory address?
     
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post #2 of 6
the way I interpret it is 3 passes 276 errors in counted so 92 errors found on each pass
ddr3@1333Mhz time to get some more it is cheap as chips these days
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post #3 of 6
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This is 1600 MHz that I was not able to run at stock speed with this CPU and it's only 1.5 years old, so why would I buy new RAM? If anything I may need to RMA.

Also, there is only one line showing up under errors, which leads me to believe that all errors were at that address. Can someone who has used Memtest confirm this?
     
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an error is an error I am guessing you have 4 sticks of ram I would say the only way to check which one is faulty is test individually

There is another possibility as you said you have never been able to run stock ram speed on this kit and that is a faulty IMC
easiest way to tell if it is weak try run 1/2 the ram you have @ stock speed this will indicate a weak IMC if there is no issue.

I agree a RMA would be preferable if you are not worried about the time this often takes.
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post #5 of 6
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Back when I was first trying to get it to run at 1600 I tried every stick out individually and could not get a single one to run at anything above 1400, so it's the IMC.

I'll be checking the sticks individually and if it is just one hopefully I can RMA it on its own, rather than the entire kit. Otherwise, I'll just drop down to 8GB and RMA someday in the future, since I don't have a spare.
     
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post #6 of 6
I could only guess what the cause why you have not been able to run default speeds with the ram
It is a lesson is check your system when you first put it together an be sure everything is 100%
That way you can take it back to the supplier to check the CPU ram etc that may have problems for free
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