Software Update: Memtest86+ 5.01

Version 5.01 of Memtest86+ has been released, as a successor to version 4.20. This program is intended to thoroughly and completely test the working memory of a computer. Various Downloads are available, with which a self-starting floppy, USB stick or CD can be created. The previous version is from January 2011 and the changelog mainly shows support for new hardware and technology.

New Features

  • Added support for up to 2 TB of RAM on X64 CPUs
  • Added experimental SMT support up to 32 cores (Press F2 to enable at startup)
  • Added complete detection for memory controllers
  • Added Motherboard Manufacturer & Model reporting
  • Added CPU temperature reporting
  • Added enhanced Fail Safe Mode (Press F1 at startup)
  • Added support for Intel “Sandy Bridge-E” CPUs
  • Added support for Intel “Ivy Bridge” CPUs
  • Added preliminary support for Intel “Haswell” CPUs (Core 4th Gen)
  • Added preliminary support for Intel “Haswell-ULT” CPUs
  • Added support for AMD “Kabini” (K16) CPUs
  • Added support for AMD “Bulldozer” CPUs
  • Added support for AMD “Trinity” CPUs
  • Added support for AMD E-/C-/G-/Z- “Bobcat” CPUs
  • Added support for Intel Atom “Pineview” CPUs
  • Added support for Intel Atom “Cedar Trail” CPUs
  • Added SPD detection on most AMD Chipsets

Bug Fixes

  • Enforced Core Boot Support
  • Optimized run time for faster memory error detection
  • Rewrite lots of memory timings detection code
  • Corrected bugs, bugs and more bugs (some could remain)

Version number 5.01
Release status Final
Website Memtest86+
Download http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
File sizes

58.00KB – 259.00KB

License type GPL