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Hi,

I'm wondering what software I should run to test a system after a brand new build and make sure there are no faults, etc.
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Check my sig for what I do. I would start with the memory though.
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memtest 86+ for ram and prime95 blend test for ram, nb, and processor. 8-10 hours on each should be plenty.
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Check my sig for what I do. I would start with the memory though.
Thanks! What is LinX and OC.S?
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memtest 86+ for ram and prime95 blend test for ram, nb, and processor. 8-10 hours on each should be plenty.
Ah, cool! Thanks.
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Thanks! What is LinX and OC.S?

Ah, cool! Thanks.
LinX is just a linpack test. Very CPU intensive. http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...nX_v0.6.4.html

OC.S is OC Scanner, which is a video card stress test for EVGA cards. There are other likes Furmark and Kombuster that serve a similar purpose. I Like OC Scanner better for the artifact detection, but artifacting is relatively easy to see if it's happening at a steady rate.
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LinX is just a linpack test. Very CPU intensive. http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...nX_v0.6.4.html

OC.S is OC Scanner, which is a video card stress test for EVGA cards. There are other likes Furmark and Kombuster that serve a similar purpose. I Like OC Scanner better for the artifact detection, but artifacting is relatively easy to see if it's happening at a steady rate.
Ah great, thanks!
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Intel burn test is pretty popular,it gives you an idea if you're stable or not pretty quickly.

If you don't have a temperature monitoring program,get one like core temp too check your temps while load testing.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
Intel burn test is pretty popular,it gives you an idea if you're stable or not pretty quickly.

If you don't have a temperature monitoring program,get one like core temp too check your temps while load testing.
Since they're new to all these programs, I just thought I should mention that Intel Burn Test (IBT) is just another linpack test. You just need to run one or the other.
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Ah, thanks guys!
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