[RC5] Checking a bad proc..

Florian Schindler flocki at scisaria.de
Thu Jan 9 09:17:19 EST 2003


Perhaps MMX/3dNow damage? Did you a benchmark like 3dMark2001 in 
graphics "software mode" ?

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> --- aSe <aSe at SysFail.com> wrote:
> > To be more clear, The proc does not crash. It displays video and
> > pictures wrong, adding blockish looking distortion to the images and
> > video plays really odd. I probably should just junk it, new one is
> > only ~50 dollars. Just i was trying to decide if I should whip up a
> > box using a cheap ECS board, some old pc133 ram, and a Hd laying
> > around. Use it for mp3 playing and dnetc or actually spend some money
> > on a new proc, DDR, and motherboard.
> > 
> > anyway... thanks for the feedback/help all..
> > Gordon Keesler [aSe at SysFail.com]
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> > [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of dan carter
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 3:16 AM
> > To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> > Subject: Re: [RC5] Checking a bad proc..
> > 
> > 
> > aSe 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.
> > >
> > I don't see how they can run at full load with dnetc for 24hours, but
> > 
> > crash under the tiny load of viewing jpeg files.
> > 
> > >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. 
> > >
> > dnetc -test
> > 
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