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Old 01-03-2005, 10:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default cpu load?

whats considered load for a cpu?
i wanna test my cpu's temp but not sure what i should run
to give it a load.

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Old 01-04-2005, 06:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you wanna test temp under load try running a game or other intensive app that will stress the cpu or use a benchmarking program.

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Old 01-04-2005, 06:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Prime 95 works wonders, and will test stability as well. It puts your comp under full load and sees how long it can last (stability).
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