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what program can do "stress test" of a pentium III

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Ubuntusario, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Ubuntusario

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    I have a pentium 3 700-850 mobile laptop, I think is having problems like random freezes, but I can't identify the problem apparently the memory is fine, I just memtested the memory for an hour and it said it pass the test so I know is not the memory, I want to do the same like I did on a amd-xp with prime95 but I've like to know if this is the right program for my cpu. I don't want to trow this computer.
     
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    Does that chip have any temp sensors ? It could be overheating and the stress test could fry it for good.
     
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    Prime will work fine
     
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    I don't think, is there a way to see that? btw could there be a chance the voltages are set too high or the bus frequency? what program like cpu-z is used to find specs of older cpus.
     
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    +1

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    Yes prime95 was the go to back in those days that or seti@home. LOL
     
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    I forgot about seti@home. Did they ever find anything?
     
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    they found more space
    the Op needs to run memtest a lot longer then one hour
    memtest should be run for AT LEAST 8h
     

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