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Old 08-01-2010, 10:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how do i make sure i install everything correctly?

yesterday i built my first computer. all my hardwares seem to be working, but i want to make sure they do. i already checked manager and ran memory diagnostic test, what other thing can i do?

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check event viewer for warnings & errors

setup performance monitoring
How to create a log using System Monitor in Windows

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You could also run stress-testing software like Intel Burn Test. It's a tool for overclockers mostly, but you know it's running perfectly if there are no problems during the stress test.
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