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Monitor Flickering caused by repeating gif image

I have an LG LED IPS monitor (22MP55). A GIF image of an animated firefly flapping its wings was on my screen and I was doing something else with my laptop and didn't notice monitor. After 15 minutes ...
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USB test methodology and automation tools [closed]

I am charged with the task to design the architecture to stress (burn-in) test computer's USB ports. Requirements are not defined yet, and I have double complicated task - to define what to test and ...
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Properly testing ECC memory

I am currently in the process of burning in a server that employs ECC RAM. I am not quite sure how I should go about testing the memory though. Normally I would let memtest86+ run for a day or so, but ...
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Do thermal pads require a burn in period?

I just bought a Corsair H105 and it had what I think was a thermal pad on it. On WIKI it says thermal pads are less efficient then thermal grease, but it seems to be working (30°C-40°C idle 45°C-55°C ...
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Does burning-in a GPU by stressing it with coil-whine producing load reduce coil-whine?

It seems the entire R9 Fiji line, to which my GPU belongs, has this horrible coil-whine problem. My RMA is worse than my original purchase. In regards to user-action that can be taken to reduce coil-...
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Text burned into mac screen after leaving infinite print loop for 15 minutes! (Pico-8)

I was at school, and I ran a program which would infinitely print a number, each time increasing it by .5. I wrote it in pico-8, a retro computer simulator, where you can write code in Lua. I left it ...
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stress testing a 64bit CPU with 32bit software (mprime)

When I stress test a CPU there are three things I'm looking for: Power consumption at peak load (can the PSU handle this CPU?) Heat disipation under heavy load (is it well refrigerated?) Reliability ...
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Is burn-in on my LCD panel normal?

The other day I bought a new computer monitor (Acer G246HYLbd, LED backlight, IPS panel, 24"). Apart from the fact that it doesn't feel like a "real" IPS panel (at certain angles part of the screen ...
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Can a 7 days full 100% CPU load “burn-in” / “stress test” damage a modern notebook? [duplicate]

When I buy new computers, I usually do a "burn-in" with 100% CPU load for, say, seven days, in a well ventilated place. This is to find out if the computer has problems before I invest time into ...
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Why might identical hard disks perform at different speeds?

I have just bought two WD 3TB Reds (WD30EFRX) for a FreeNAS box and whilst doing burn-in testing it seems like one is consistently taking about 10% longer than the other. So far I've done: a dd read ...
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Subtitles .SRT are not displayed on my Sony Bravia TV while they are displayed on my Samsung TV

I have plenty of MKV files with their SRT files stored on a DLNA server. Subtitles appear well when watching these movies on my Samsung TV, but do not appear on my Sony Bravia. How can I solve the ...
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How to burn-in a home built pc running centOS?

I have built my first PC from components yesterday I have installed CentOS 6.5 on it as this will be my ZFS home based server. How do I burn-in a home built PC on linux? Is there some live CD ISO ...
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Orientation of PC during burn-in?

I heard a rumor that when you build a new PC, you are supposed to "burn" it in for about 24 hours so the thermal paste will correctly bond between the heatsink and the CPU. Assuming this is really ...
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Is there a way in Windows/GNU Linux to prevent burn-in on plasma TVs being used as a monitor?

I've got a plasma TV (Samsung E8000) that I'm using as a second monitor for my Windows 7 computer (also be interested in software for GNU/Linux). Since plasma TVs have problems with burn-in, ...
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What programs can I use to test my computer's hardware? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best computer “burn-in” or stability testing software? How can I thoroughly test all the hardware on my computer? I been having computer troubles ...
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Is there any software that can let me burn-in test a new harddisk before i put my data on it?

I bought a new 1.5TB Samsung HDD, and since I heard that all the high capacity drives are very unreliable these days, I wanted to do some kind of burn-in test so that if there is a problem with the ...
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Live Linux CD for burn-in with Bonnie++?

Is there a live linux distro that I can use for burn-in? I'd like something that has Bonnie++ on it. I've found other live CDs that have utilities, but nothing with bonnie++ on it.
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free software to test my laptop components [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What programs can I use to test my computer's hardware? i need some tools to check when/if my laptop can resists on hight computing requirements. Now i'm workin on a ...
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Artifacts on LCD monitor?

I have an LCD monitor which was, arguably, relatively cheap. Undoubtedly it's due to cheap manufacturing, but after a while of continuous use, I start to see artifacts of previous images (resembling ...