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Old 09-05-05, 11:57 AM   #4
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Default Re: Warning! Benchmarking stresses components. Some components may fail if they ...

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Originally Posted by softypopty
Warning! Benchmarking stresses components. Some components may fail if they have any weaknesses.

--- ask this if can damage benchmark of SiSoftware Sandra your hardware...?
Like you said, Some components may fail if they have any weaknesses. If your hardware has all sorts or powersaving modes from CPU frequency and voltage dropping to shutting down harddrives, barely sufficient ventilation (bad/failing fans, tons of dust and cat hair), and your system is already stretching the limits of your worn-out power supply, firing up dual (with dual core if possible) Pentium 4 (whatever is the most power-hungry model) system to full load (burnCPU) along with set of harddrives and fast optical medias, all while running intensive 3D-rendering with your dual 6800 GTX (or something) can cause all sort of trouble from crashing to overheating and literally your system setting to fire. Just keep your case dust-free, make sure you have proper cooling and sufficient and good quality power supply and you should be just fine.
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