Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have ton's of memory modules (mostly old ones) but also DDR3's DDR2's SODIMMS and more.

Is there any tool/appliance that I can connect the memory to it (preferrably USB), and it will test it?

I don't want to have to sit around an open PC, and plug/unplug DIMMS.

share|improve this question
1  
Not as far as i know. Such a device would be shiny as hell tho –  Journeyman Geek Jun 5 '12 at 12:55

2 Answers 2

up vote 4 down vote accepted

There seem to be standalone devices that do this (sorry for the google link, but i'm confirming there's such things NOT making a specific recommendation) , but looking at the prices, unless you needed a LOT of ram tested, getting an appropriate system and an open case seems like a better idea.

They also seem to be specific to memory types, though there seem to be adaptors to convert between desktop and laptop varients.

share|improve this answer

Hardware devices that tests memory exist, such as RAMCHECK and products from CST Inc. But they are expensive, and aimed at companies which manufacture memory modules.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.