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How to run iperf3 throughput test for multiple client interfaces on same machine?

I'm trying to run a throughput stress test from a machine that has multiple Ethernet interfaces to another machine with the same number of Ethernet interfaces. E.g. machine1.ethA.192.168.1.1 <-> ...
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Testing health of laptop hardware

I recently bought a second-hand laptop and I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on it. Everything appears on the surface to be working fine, but before I switch over to using this laptop as my main ...
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Linux CPU stress-ng outputs

I'm doing a CPU test using the stress-ng tool. But I want to understand what their output means. Can you explain, please? I added 2 screenshots. For example: AWS DO Thanks for your help.
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Will the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 check all available RAM or only the first 4GB?

According to this article: https://www.lifewire.com/windows-memory-diagnostic-review-2626154 The Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool for Windows 7 only scans the first 4GB of RAM for errors. This Super ...
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Why do different 100% cpu loads cause different temperatures on the cpu?

I have been running tests between using CPUz and OCCT. I noticed that if I set CPUz to stress the CPU with multiple threads it will never go above 70c. On the other hand running OCCT to load on the ...
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Adding a new 4GB stick gives Memory Management BSOD on Windows, works fine on Ubuntu, stress tester doesn't detect the 4GB one on Windows

Let me enumerate the issues I have come across. 1- My mobo is Asus Z97-C. I screwed up one of the pins when I was installing the CPU for the first time so I had to have it fixed. But it works fine now....
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How can I give temperature monitoring absolute priority over stress testing?

I am trying to stress test my home-built NAS for cooling problems. Since neither stress, nor FIRESTARTER nor mprime95 look after the temperatures, I want to write a small script that kills all of ...
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How to understand Stress-Ng Test Results on Debian?

I have been troubleshooting an issue I have had with a old laptop, Acer Aspire 5745 with a Intel Core i3-370M processor. Currently running Debian with Raspbery Pi Desktop for the OS in hopes of the ...
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CPUERR light after stress test and failure to POST. Is this definitely a CPU failure?

I have a high-value CPU (XEON E5-2698 v3) CPU that has failed a stress test (I believe). The ASUS Z10PE motherboard is lighting the CPUERR_LED3 light, the system fails to boot, stopping at Q-code 04 "...
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How do I load test large UPSs?

I'm currently the only hardware repair person at my work and I've been left with a pile of UPSs that need to be fixed and tested. As it is I've been load testing the smaller (250-500 watt) units using ...
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java.net.BindException: Address not available

I am using Gatling to load test a spring application build using Spring webflux and mongo databse. My API just takes a string parameter and does a get call on the mongo reactive repository. My ...
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Jmeter Configuration

I need help to configure Jmeter. Can anybody help with this following error (if loop count is not -1 or forever, duration will be min(duration, loop count*iteration duration) Note that system time is ...
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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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JMeter Table Result Created 3 Timestamps

I am new to JMeter and Automation Test, and I have a problem in reading JMeter results in CSV. I tried running a test plan with the following Thread Group Properties: My JMeter Thread Group Number of ...
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Why does Firefox struggle to render React animations while Chromium renders them without breaking a sweat?

If you go to this page and scroll down, a stress test of React animations takes place (there's just a lot of animations): https://www.react-reveal.com/examples/common/flip/ When I scroll down in ...
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What's with i7 7700 throttling?

Hardware: Motherboard: Asus H170-Pro CPU: i7 7700 (Stock cooler) GPU: ZT-P10810F-10P (ZOTAC 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition) RAM: 16GB Software: Windows 7 x64 AIDA64 Extreme Games Issues: Why ...
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Router performance tests

628/5000 Hello all, I am looking for tools or ways to test router performance. I am not only concerned about WiFi bandwidth, coverage and etc, but also about the performance of the hardware itself in ...
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i9-7940x Strange TDP increase while stress testing

I was running the CPU torture test "In-place large FFTs" from prime95 on my brand new i9-7940x while monitoring the CPU temperature and TDP with Intel Extreme tuning utility. During the test I ...
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Can it damage a CPU to only stress out a single core?

Damage is meant as a broad term here. Could any negative effects occur if I run a 100% workload on a single core in a multicore CPU? The thought has two sources. is the temperature difference ...
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Overheat and turn off during CPU stress test

I test my system health by applying a cpu stress test using the stress program in a script shell. Here's the script and it's output : xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ cat bin/test_stress.sh echo "=============== ...
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How to make Intel Turbo Boost to reach its maximum for testing cooling efficiency?

I noticed that Intel stock cooler occasionally gets really loud (oh, Intel, why did you make your stock coolers worse; SandyBridge ones were larger and quieter), so I will replace it with a third ...
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How likely is it that I've encountered a MemTest+ bug?

I'm using my CPU, memory and board with the default, spec-defined voltages and frequencies. Yet if I run Memtest 5.01 (which installs alongside my Linux Mint 18) in SMP mode, my machine hangs at some ...
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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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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 cooled?) Reliability and ...
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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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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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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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What tools to test the reliability and stability of a newly built PC?

Just curious what everyone uses to stress test their machines.