I ran Memtest86 last night and came up with the following error:
ERROR - Confidence Value
Lowest Error Address: 0020c33000 - 1204.1 Mb
Highest Error Address: 002f2faeff8 - 12079.6 Mb
Bits in error mask: 00000010
Bits in Error - Total:1 Min:1 Max:1 Avg:1
I am guessing that there is a problem is with the RAM but I am not sure how to interpret the results correctly.
I have 16 Gb RAM (2x8GB) (Corsair Vengance LP 1600Mhz DDR3). I am going to remove each module in turn and test the remainig one on its own.......currently running at the moment....
The reason for using Memtest is that my computer started freezing up yesterday. I had to reboot using the restart button on the front. However only the fan starts and won't boot - the screen stays blank...... after a few attempts (having to power off with the button on the front) I get this message:
('American Mega Trends' logo)
please enter setup to re-configure sytstem.
Press F1 to run setup.
So I pressed F1 and set 'Default' settings option in Bios and it boots.
However the next time I try to boot the same thing happens.
I have uninstalled some recent programs and updated the BIOS.
Any ideas what all this might mean or what I should do next?
Windows 8.1 64bit
Intel Ivy Bridge i7-3770 Quad Core CPU @ 3.4Ghz
ASUS P8Z77-V LX - Intel Z77 Chipset
ATI Radeon HD5450 1024Mb Dual Head
Edited by j_bins, 13 July 2015 - 12:02 PM.