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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.

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

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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.

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