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Hi all,

I tried orthos and prime 95 and both dont fully use my cpu i need all 4 cores to be at 100% can anyone suggest a program to stress my cpu?
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prime 95 should use 100% of your cpu
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For Orthos, you can run four instances to stress all 4 cores. Use ''Set Affinity'' in the Task Manager to assign to each core.

Or, try OCCT (http://www.ocbase.com/perestroika_en/index.php)
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Prime should load cpu to 100%, check that you have the latest version. Its wise to stress test with multiple programs as each one may find instability the other one did not. I recommend 50 passes of linx on all memory, and 12 hours of prime blend.
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Intel burn test and linx are other stressing programs.
    
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Originally Posted by windfire View Post
For Orthos, you can run four instances to stress all 4 cores. Use ''Set Affinity'' in the Task Manager to assign to each core.

Orthos = 2 threaded Prime95 with GUI....

Just run the later versions of P95 that can run at least 8 threads.
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When you first open Prime, it will start 4 workers on 4 threads. You need to stop all those workers, and then from the top go to Options -> Torture Test. From there you should see "Number of torture test threads to run", you should see "4". Change that to "8" and you'll be at 100%, testing across 8 threads.
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Originally Posted by Andy.Yung View Post
When you first open Prime, it will start 4 workers on 4 threads. You need to stop all those workers, and then from the top go to Options -> Torture Test. From there you should see "Number of torture test threads to run", you should see "4". Change that to "8" and you'll be at 100%, testing across 8 threads.
I dont think this is needed if you run the latest Prime95 v25.9 build 4
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