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Re: question about memtest86+




Thank Jimmy Johnson for your advice!

i use xosview to monitor memory usage
maybe i shall use big program (memory hog) to test memory
but it sounds too unprofessional

On Friday, August 24, 2018, 5:15:53 PM GMT+8, Jimmy Johnson <field.engineer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


On 08/24/2018 12:05 AM, Long Wind wrote:

>
> Sorry, Ben, i made mistake, it isn't hp dx5150, it's lenovo
> motherboard is 865GV-M8, it uses Dual DDR 400 memory
> i've used it for about 5 years, it's OK except sometimes it's noisy
> noise must come from fans in case
> since it's OK, why should i bother with memory or overheat problem?
>
> it has 512M x 2, now i want to change one of them to 1G, so that total is 1.5G
> i want to use memtester to test it, but it doesn't print progress, it seems i have to wait forever.



You don't need to run memtest, be careful, install the new memory and
start the computer, it does a self test, check the BIOS is the new
memory there?

Memtest is known to cause heat to the max.
Memtest is known to cause budget chips to error.
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