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Old 2005-09-28, 20:00   #3
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Originally Posted by cheesehead
If you want the torture test to use as much memory as possible but simultaneously enable other applications to use a lot of memory, then you'll have to use a paging file. In this case, when the other applications execute, Prime95/mprime will slow way down because of paging, so its testing can't be as "torturous" during that time.
Unfortunately, I think the paging will cause everything to become unbearably slow, not just prime95.

The easiest answer is to run a Torture Test using lots of memory when you go to bed / leave the office. When you want to use the computer during the day stop the Torture Test and resume it with the in-place large-FFT option.
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