How do you test your coponents???

newdude

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Subject: How do you test your coponents???

Hey guys I know I've emailed alot of questions but here goes another one. I'm going to have my new system running in about a month. Here's my specs again:

1)athlon 64 3000
2)Asus k8v se deluxe k8t800
3)Corsair value select 512 mb ddr pc-3200
4)sapphire radeon 9600xt or radeon(regular) 128mb, 256bit
5)Enermax noice taker series 470 w athlon aproved power supply

What kind of stuff could I download to check the coponents of my system, Memory,cpu, and video card, to see how well my system works. I've heard this 3D mark is one good thing. What else can check my new systems for bugs? what could i download to help it run better, and free to download?
 

coylter

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Set them on fire. The faster they burn ,the faster they are/were.

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Xrock

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Just play some really intensive 3D game like DOOM 3 for 24/7 for at month. If the computer does not crash and burn, I bet you will.
 

ChipDeath

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My usual Stability check involves running Sisoft Sandra's 'Burn-in' wizard (Just the CPU & Memory tests selected) on a loop (or set for 999 runs or something), and leave 3dMark running on a loop at the same time, AND have Winamp playing some tunes so it's at least providing some entertainment (and if the music stops, it's probably crashed so it's useful too!).

Leave that lot running, and read a book for a couple of hours. if that doesn't crash it, it's a safe bet that it's stable.

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Epox 8RDA+ V1.1 w/ Custom NB HS
XP1700+ @200x10 (~2Ghz), 1.4 Vcore
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