how do i test the RAM?

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  1. wildernessbob macrumors member

    wildernessbob

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    I just installed new Ram and since then the machine has shut down twice. with the msg " your computer had to restart because of a problem" so i'm wondering how i can test the Ram. also, what log would i look at to see what the actual problem was?
    H
     
  2. wildernessbob thread starter macrumors member

    wildernessbob

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    I'm running 10.9 this says it's for up to 10.5
     
  3. Donoban macrumors 6502a

    Donoban

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    Turn the Mac on

    Hold down the D key

    ADT (apple diag test) will launch

    Click Extended test then start test.

    This will do a decent ram test. Will take 1+ hour if you have 16gb.
     
  4. brand macrumors 601

    brand

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    Its actually called Apple Hardware Test.
     
  5. Donoban macrumors 6502a

    Donoban

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    Sick.
     

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