For the past few months, I keep getting random Bsod's and I think I just recently discovered why. After viewing BlueScreen View, it showed the cause was ntosfkrnl.sys ( I think that's right ). Somewhere I read that Bsod's can be caused by bad ram also, so ran memtest86 and the windows memory tester and both discovered bad ram. I'm assuming this is my problem?
So, after searching for new ram on newegg, I've read a few places that some ram has to be configured or it can become corrupted overtime? I'm a bit new at computers so I don't know much. I currently have Corsair Vengence 8GB 1600 dual channel memory. I'll probably end up downgrading to 4GB dual channel because I think for what I do (not a gamer), 8GB is a bit overkill. Plus it's cheaper.
Which ram would be a good replace that I wouldn't have to configure? Unless configuring is super easy in which case I could figure it out. I'm running a ASRock B85 Pro4 motherboard with an Intel i3 Haswell LGA 1150 processor.
Thanks for any help.