download BurnIn test, and install it on your computer. It is
equipped with an easy to use self-installer. After installing
it, double click the icon created on your desktop. Before any
tests can be run, the settings need to be changed to insure
the test performs the way we want it.
Click on "Configuration" at the top, and scroll down to "Test
2. Make sure nothing is checked but "Math" and "MMX instructions".
(Otherwise it will be hard to single out if the processor is
the direct cause or not.)
3. Click the Go button
downloading and installing Prime95, right of the bat it asks
you to sign up for the distributing computer project. While
distributed computing is an incredible technology, and has a
bright future of leasing CPU cycles in return for income; it
is not necessary to use the torture test.
Click cancel (unless you would like to sign up). (No options
need to be changed for the purpose of this test.)
2. Click on Options > Torture test.
torture test will then commence, and run until manually stopped.
We recommend at least 12 hours of continuos testing, and 24
to be absolute.