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post #1 of 10
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I use Orthos and Prime95 to test the stability of my system.

If I run Orthos or Prime95 would it be ok to browse the web for example?

I just wondered if it will cause more errors in those two programs if I happen to be doing a light task; such as using Firefox while one of them is running.

Will it increase the chance of instability on an otherwise stable system or is it ok?
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great question! I've wondered as well, bump for my own selfishness...
    
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ik doit whenever i test, it doesnt hurt anything if your gonna erreor then browsing the web aint gonna stop or start it
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I agree with you. I'm currently testing my own question by running Orthos as I type this. (testing RAM)
I guess I'll post my results or final thoughts about this issue later :-)
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post #5 of 10
pretty much any of them you should be able to use the net, memtest in windows will slow you down alot though since it delays giving up your ram for yo to use but other then that its cool
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Sure you can, I do all the time

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post #7 of 10
lol nice one dude
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post #8 of 10
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Yah, I'm sold. Looks like using Firefox doesn't ruin Orthos after all ^^

I did some tests and my web browsing didn't cause any adverse effects.
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post #9 of 10
here is one thing to think about. if browsing the web while running orthos/prime is going to increase your chance of errors was your system really that stable to begin with?
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post #10 of 10
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I was directing the question to whether the program is "stable" when running other programs rather than my machine...

I know what you mean though. =D
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