just brew it! wrote:My experience with it over the years has been that it doesn't always find existing RAM-related issues; but if it says a stick of RAM is bad, it is a near-certainty that there is a problem with the RAM or motherboard. Put another way: it has a less-than-wonderful false-negative rate, but its false-positive rate is close to zero.
I still use it as my 0th order burn-in test (before I try to install an OS).
Also, Memtest86+ (a fork of the original Memtest86 code) seems to be better maintained. I've switched over to it.
just brew it! wrote:Two DRAM cells are walking down the street. The first one says, "Hey... I lost my electrons!" The other one says, "Are you sure?" The first one replies, "Yes, I'm positive!"
just brew it! wrote:Arclight wrote:Hmm i think we need a "rimshot smiley".
So what would that look like?
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