[RC5] Checking a bad proc..

aSe aSe at SysFail.com
Wed Jan 8 01:13:16 EST 2003


I had one of them running over 24hours straight at max load and temp specs were well within normal/acceptable levels.


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[mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Brad T.
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Subject: Re: [RC5] Checking a bad proc..


I'd be more worried about them burning up with runnning at 100% load
from dnet

--- aSe <aSe at SysFail.com> wrote:
> A friend of mine had a dual 1400+ athlon system. The pump running the
> water cooling died and damaged both procs. They work fine, and even
> boot up unless u try to watch videos or view jpeg files. So they were
> given to me for free. I'd really like to setup a system using them to
> help crunch keys. However, I'm worried that when running dnetds
> client. It might on some slim chance discover the right key but,
> because of the damaged procs it won't return it as passing.
> 
> So, long story short. Is there any way to test the procs with dnet's
> client and see if the core it selects is working right. Like if u
> were to test and see if a Hd was good/bad By coping a file over and
> crc checking it. Kind of a long shot but, I don't want to let these
> semi-damaged procs go to waste.
> 
> Thanks,
> Gordon Keesler [aSe at SysFail.com]
> 
> 
> 
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