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I have encountered an error when running a memory test. Does a failed "Databus stress test" mean a problem with the RAM stick, or with the motherboard/chipset? Or could it be either?

(i.e: is the data bus it's refering to in the RAM stick, or on the motherboard)

Note: I am using the Dell Diagnostics Utility (on a bootable partition).

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It would appear that a "Data Bus Stress Test" in this case tested the RAM stick's bus. The "Data Bus Stress Test" failure/error indicated a problem with one of the RAM sticks.

After experimenting, I found that removing one of the memory sticks solved the problem (eliminated the error). So it was a problem with the RAM stick.

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