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The following guide will show you how to run MemTest under Mac OS X. This will allow you to debug if you have bad ram or a bad over-clock. Originally Posted on here.

 

Guide:

 

Part 1: Installation

 

1. Download MemTest for Mac here

 

2. Go to your Downloads folder and locate the following package:

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3. Run the MemTest Installer:

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4. When the install is complete close the installer

Part 2: Running MemTest

1. Open Terminal:

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3. The following screen should appear:

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4. Type in the following into terminal:

memtest all 2

Or
memtest all

 

5. Then press Enter

 

6. The following screen should appear:

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7. Now wait for the results as this my take a few hours to running depending on the amount of ram you are using

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