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  1. catnipkiller

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    i need a program to check everything on my pc i.e ram hhd gpu cpu for problems i keep freezing and crashing. even on stock i dont get it. i need something to check for problems a eazy program for free or for pay.:rockout:
     
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    There is no magic "cure-all", so don't look for one. I would first try updating drivers, running an antivirus scan, and switching components to check for a bad component. One of those should fix your problem.
     
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    You can't check everything at once.

    Memtest for ram
    prime95 for cpu/ram interface
    hyperpi for cpu
    aida64 for ram and cpu benchmark

    And all gpu stuff is here:

    http://www.ozone3d.net/



    edit: to check your hard drive use chkdsk, to check windows files use sfcscannow
     
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    what exact PSU do you have?
     
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    Don't forget about OCCT as well, can stress GPU, CPU, PSU. Can do a form of linpack cpu stress as well. I also utilize the above when ensuring stability or testing for intermittent failures/crashes.
     
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    my system locks up sometimes and like the cpu thing on my g15 still moves then it snaps out of it or it bsod or just frezzes its a rocketfish 900 watt power unit. or my tv and monitor will flash for a bit then snap out of it. i dont get it
     
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    Test your hard drive with HDtune
     
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    There you have your culprit... rocketfish should be huntkey, and a huntkey PSU is... well...
    one big steaming pile of crap.
    All of your rig is fine, but it wouldnt wonder me if the PSU cant keep up... after i yesterday read this review about a 1000w generic PSU housing parts that actually could deliver a max of 750w, till the whole PSU blew,and was only safe when using it as 500w PSU... im pretty sure that if you exchange that, your problems gonna vanish;)
     
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    so your calling my ROCKITFISH A POS lol my company owns it and it feels bad man. j.k how would i test it safely? or do i just buy a new1?
     
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    best would be to lend yourself a good, branded PSU if possible, from a friend or so, to see if that will bring change... if the crashes are the culprit and you use, say, a 1000w corsair PSU.... and the culprit vanishes instantly... then you can be pretty sure that it was the PSU...
    There are also plug-in testers for PSUs, but most shouldnt be of too good quality.... the best test, is indeed, testing with a part gueranteed to work:)
     
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    i did the hd tune test and my ssd is fine? i cant get memtest to boot from disk what other program can be used to test this? and what is a good brand of psu?
     
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    use OCCT with the Powersupply stress test;) if that acts up.... you can also be pretty sure i think
     
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    if it blows up then what lol?
     
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    they you got some nice RMA material, and can be dead fond of your problem:D
    PSU should stand that, and if it blows... BOOOO! :p
     
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    well i might try this in another rig i.e a shitty one cuz i dont wanna blow up my pc i dont have the money for that.
     
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    that wont help your problems i guess.... how should you know, your PSU is the culprit, if you test on a completely different rig?:)
    i also have to say, that chances are bigger, that before anything blows, your system will rather hang aggressively ;)
     
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    but iv herd when ur pus goes it takes ur system with it and if i just buy a new1 i will have a better energy efficiency but what is some god brand names for psu i dont rlly know much about them.
     
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    i personally go with pc power and cooling. a lot of people recommend
    rosewill, corsair is also a good brand.

    go with a lower wattage rating, but better brand and better energy star rating.

    i can't see your specs, but i doubt you need 900 watts. most gamers,etc,
    myself included , need about 600 watts. go with that and a good brand,
    rather than spend the money on a crap brand with a higher rating, that
    means nothing.

    most regular/office users can go with a 350-400 watt no problem.
     
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    a PSU like yours surely can do that, but i have had quite a few generics blow, and never, i had problems with the rig... i dont want to say,that it cant happen... but its pretty rare. As said, i think before that happens, the rig will probably crash anyway.
    Yeah, if the PSU you buy, is a PSU branded for efficiency like 80+ bronze,silver or gold, it will also save you money on the electric bill, each month. (compared to the rocketfish)
    If you want a good PSU, just buy a Corsair,Pc Power & Cooling,OCZ ModXstream, or Enermax... Corsairs are pretty good for their price, and Enermax pretty expensive but even better (in my opinion);)
    wattagewise, i would go for at least a 750w unit, to be able to keep it, no matter what HW you gonna get after it ;) maybe, one day you want something that will pull more :)
     
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    ok thz to everyone that replayed to this i will be buying a better one anyways cuz this one was a temp that i never replaced lol.
     
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    hope that this will solve your problems;)
     

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