01-27-2015 03:59 PM
01-28-2015 11:07 AM
I am very sorry for the issues that you you are experiencing with your memory. Are you having system issues with the memory or are you running the test and it shows the failure?
What system are these memory modules in? What is the part number on the memory module? It would be best to verify the compatibility of the memory with the system, too.
Thanks in advance for this information!
01-30-2015 01:59 AM
i am running a brand new asus z97i plus with latest firmware with an i5 4690. The part number is BLT4G3D1608T3LX0.16FER2 each.
I tried g.skill in meantime and this memory fails the test too.
I am talking about the problem adressed in these slides:
The test is implemented in MemTest86 6.0 beta 3
01-30-2015 10:40 AM
We have had any issues reported on this memory yet. So it doesn't appear to be a consistent issue with these memory modules and your system. If you are experiencing performance issues with these modules, please contact us directly and we would be happy to check into it further. Our contact information can be found in my signature below.
06-03-2015 11:56 AM
I have an MSI X99S SLI PLUS motherboard and Intel 5820k processor that I just built into a system. I am seeing multiple freezes in Windows without blue screens. The only thing I can do is power off at the switch and reboot. I am currently running Memtest86 and have already seen errors during the hammer test. I have 2 sticks of 8GB Ballistix memory, model BLS8G4D240FSA.
06-03-2015 01:02 PM
I think there may be some information in the MSI forum that may help users here. It seems that the memory that I bought and others have bought come with 2400 MHz as the spec'ed speed. However, the processor I have (and is referenced in the link) has a memory controller spec'ed for 2133 MHz. I have manually set my memory speed to 2133 and am using it now normally. I will try to post back if there are any issues after this change.
12-15-2016 12:12 AM - edited 12-15-2016 12:15 AM
This seems like a problem that is universal to all DRAM though. Did you read the slides you posted?
You can't beat physics: if there's EM coupling, there's EM coupling -- take a look at Slide 19.
Replacing the RAM isn't going to fix anything.
12-15-2016 02:53 PM
Ballistix parts for the most part are going to fail the Row Hammer test. There is no reason to be alarmed by this however, since it’s simply a matter of the test not playing well with certain builds of memory. Row Hammer just so happens to hate something about the architecture behind lots of our Ballistix parts, so it’s easily flagged. Row Hammers tests sensitivity is probably why it’s not a common benchmark across most memory testing applications.
So long as your system is stable and the memory is passing everything else, there isn’t anything you should be worried about.