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  1. #1
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    What tool can i use to do hardware testing?

    hi guys. I recently build a server. I was wondering what tool can i use to test the stability of the hardware and the OS. (Windows2003/CentOS)

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    Use memtest86 (centOS boot cd should have that option)

    If windows is already installed, try prime95 -- thats one of the toughest tools that pretty easily weeds out bad hardware.
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    We soak-test new kit with memtest for 12 hours and prime for 12 hours, before racig up ready for customer deployement.
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    There are some good tools on the ultimate boot disk for checking different aspects of the hardware.
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