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Len

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Apr 13, 2001
Try using the CPU Stability Test utility found here. After only about 10 minutes of running its 'CPU Warming' function I have found it will heat my Tbird 1-2C more than Prime95 or the Sandra burn-in wizard and 3C or more than a 3D game like Unreal Tournament.

In fact I once ran a 16 bot UT server in a window, the Sandra CPU burn-in wizard, prime95 and CPU Stability Test all at the same time and my CPU didn't get any warmer than when running CPU Stability Test alone.
 

Hoot

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Feb 13, 2001
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Prime95 is not hard to beat for warming your CPU. Waiting at the Network Login screen does a better job. I have to try that CPU Stability Test. Thanks for the tip.

Hoot
 

Kingslayer

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Keep one thing in mind guys, don't limit yourself to one stress test. Use a wide variety. They all utilize different parts of the CPU, and you will get a better test for stability if you use multiple tests.
 

KILLorBE

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Mar 28, 2001
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Kingslayer (Jul 12, 2001 09:19 p.m.):
Keep one thing in mind guys, don't limit yourself to one stress test. Use a wide variety. They all utilize different parts of the CPU, and you will get a better test for stability if you use multiple tests.

Right, just run Sandra burn-in, Heavyload and 3Dmark at the same time.
That will teach your CPU.

BTW: Heavyload and some other progz can be found here (including stability test)