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[Discuss] cpu benchmarking and power usage

On 7/18/2014 8:54 PM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
> If it's a windows system, just write an infinite loop one-line script
> in python or something.

The Prime95 stress test. It's designed specifically to run CPU cores and
RAM to their limits.

> I don't have any good way to max out the GPU though.

FurMark. Like Prime95, FurMark is designed to stress GPUs to their limits.

Fair warning: both tools can overheat a system to the point of physical
damage if it lacks sufficient cooling.

Rich P.

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