01-01-2005, 05:48 PM #1ChatboxGuestHow to burn-in or stress test the iBook's CPU and memory?
I'd like to stress test the processor and the extra stick of ram that I bought for my iBook.
In the PC world, I'd use Prime95 and memtest (bootable CD) to test the CPU and memory.
What apps do I use for an iBook?
01-02-2005, 11:06 PM #2ChatboxGuest
01-03-2005, 12:08 AM #3IChingGuest
01-03-2005, 12:54 AM #4ChatboxGuest
Nah, it's not benchmarking software that I want.
Basically, I'm looking for software that can scan/test the memory for bit errors, and another piece of software to test CPU stablility/consistancy under stress/load.
01-03-2005, 01:15 AM #5IChingGuest
As noted on the site;
"I only tried your product out this afternoon for the first time. I'm really impressed. I heard some buzz about it on versiontracker and some of the tech sites, but thought it was "only" a bench mark utility.
I had no idea until I downloaded it and watched it run that it was a tool for diagnosing specific problem areas in performance. I assumed that it would only output a single number - like an overall performance rating. Then to see that one can use it to compare to other user's systems: very comprehensive."
but they do have memtest for mac. http://www.memtestosx.org/
for the os x system. prime95 is not avaliable yet.
I would suggest you benchmark also before adding memory or stressing your system.
01-03-2005, 01:17 AM #6
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There is nothing that does real stress tests but this program does a great job of scanning all of the hard disks, memory and testing the CPU for errorsDon't forget to use the new User Reputation System
01-03-2005, 03:16 AM #7
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