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Forum: Software 2013-07-11, 20:45
Replies: 3
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Posted By Caribou007
Best way to test CPU and RAM stability?

Dual-Core CPU and two RAM sticks running in Dual-Channel mode. I underclocked my RAM and ran the Prime95 Small FFTs test with a single instance of Prime95 and 2 threads and determined the top stable...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 21:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
The guide I was reading said it was in order to...

The guide I was reading said it was in order to utilize the CPU-RAM interface, which would make the CPU run hotter.

"The in-place large FFTs test is the hottest of the three ready-made tests just...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 21:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
Yes. Sure there isn't. But is it...

Yes.



Sure there isn't. But is it better to run one Blend test alongside one Small FFTs test, or two Small FFTs tests?
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 21:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
Um.. maybe you already explained this and I...

Um.. maybe you already explained this and I missed it, but..

Starting a single thread Torture Test after a test is already running does not make Worker #2 start that test. It only makes Worker #1...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 19:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
What do you mean you hope I understood it? Of...

What do you mean you hope I understood it? Of course I did.

However, I still need an answer. Starting a single thread Torture Test after a test is already running does not make Worker #2 start...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 19:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
If I want to 24-hour test a CPU overclock for...

If I want to 24-hour test a CPU overclock for stability and do not want the RAM modules, video card or anything else to compromise the test, then should I run the Blend test on one core and the Small...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 18:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
According to this guide...

According to this guide (http://www.playtool.com/pages/prime95/prime95.html),

"If you have a multi-CPU machine then you should run one instance of Prime95 for each CPU. If the cores share one...
Forum: Software 2013-06-17, 00:49
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caribou007
Overclock Testing Guide?

A quick google search revealed many out of date guides on how to use Prime95 to test CPU stability.

The problem I have found is that the Affinity option is missing from Prime95's Advanced menu.
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