I've just built a new Skylake PC, and I'm going to see about a bit of overclocking with Prime95 as a stress tester. It works fine in normal use, but with Prime95 I'm noticing a bit of CPU throttling ...
Overclockers often use Prime95's Torture Test to stress-test their CPUs, but what I don't understand is that why overclockers don't prefer other programs that stress CPU to 100%, for example, anyone ...
I've recently had to benchmark the CPU performance of a variety of operating systems on identical machines. I've been using the 'benchmark' functionality of Prime95 to obtain a consistent test. I've ...
In an effort to diagnose the cause of random resets and freezes I have been running a series of stress tests on my two year old computer. Thus far the machine has passed nine hours of the Prime95 ...
I've been having a lot of trouble with freezing and bsods with my computer lately, so I took the chance to do a full upgrade. My new system only shares the VGA with the old one, nothing more. Current ...
I just recently replaced the stock heatsink that came with the AMD FX-8150 with a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo and have been having a lot of issues with my computer ever since. I first noticed the ...
Looking for a tool that can test a dual-core cpu via a boot disc, thus bypassing Windows (and ensuring that only the hardware is being tested). UBCD4Win's included Prime95 is an older version and it ...
Does Prime95 use multiple cores? (Is there a difference in this regard between running it from Windows, UBCD, or UBCD4Win?) If it doesn't, are there tools out there that will (preferably via a boot ...
My computer is notoriously unstable. It blue screens all the time. I'm running Windows 7. Here's what's in the box: Intel Core i7 920 (Stock cooler, not overclocked) Gigabyte EX58-UD3R motherboard ...