Originally Posted by dlukesdoom
Besides your system runs a complete memory test on bootup
And FWIW, memtest is hardly useless. I have used to find faulty modules on probably 20-30 machines. The machines posted fine and in many cases would run fine until a particular address range was accessed by a particular method. Memtest not only detects the problem, but tells you exactly what area of the RAM is bad. All the machines I have replaced RAM on that memtest said was bad, completely fixed the machine. This is (possibly) only the second time I have seen a bad module that memtest didn't show as being bad.