P4C800-E and Memtest86

Discussion in 'Asus' started by MaH, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. MaH

    MaH Guest

    Why oh why can't I finish memtest with this board ?
    I get no errors, it just hangs....
    In windows i get random crashes, usually when I'm gaming but not allways.
    Aquamark,3dmark, sandra etc all runs fine.
    I'm using twinmos memory (w twinmos chips) which are in the memcompatible
    list in the manual.
    P4 2.6 and bios 1015 BTW.
    Sure, it sounds like a heat problem, but i have a very well ventilated case
    and a Zalman 7000 AlCu, so surely it cant be that.
    And i've monitored the voltages from the PSU (truepower 380 i think), and
    they're all stable under load.
    MaH, Feb 17, 2004
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  2. MaH

    Ayoub Guest

    try disabling usb legacy support in bios then rerun memtest.
    Ayoub, Feb 17, 2004
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  3. I'd use Memtest86+ instead:
    However, it's up to ASUS to fix this bug:
    | This is BIOS Bug and a workaround is not possible by software. Intel
    | solved the same bug with a BIOS Update. Owner of an Asus board must
    | set the "Legacy USB" to "Disabled". This option is disabled by
    | default and is not very usefull.
    * CPUBurn (more specifically, burnmmx.exe)
    * Prime95's Torture Test

    Stephan Grossklass, Feb 17, 2004
  4. MaH

    MaH Guest

    I disabled fast writes (have a GF 5600) and after 9 hours and 57 loops no
    mem errors so far.
    MaH, Feb 18, 2004
  5. MaH

    billh Guest

    Are you using the latest Memtest version?
    billh, Feb 18, 2004
  6. MaH

    Pat Guest

    I have the same board but I am using Kingston Hyperx memory. (Not on
    compat. list) I also can not finish the memtest. I am having strange
    blus screens as well. I also ran microsoft memory diag......and it
    fails. But it fails on slot 0...no matter where i put the memory.
    Pat, Feb 18, 2004
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