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How long is too much for the hardware?

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November 25, 2011 9:19:03 AM

For how long one would have to play a game until we could say it is too much for the hardware?







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November 25, 2011 9:25:32 AM

As in how long would it take to wear out hardware when running a game 24/7? Assuming you're operating within spec (temp, voltage etc), you should get something within the MTBF (mean time before failure) for the component. It's usually a large number, equating to years even if it's 24/7 usage.
November 25, 2011 10:30:59 PM

jemm said:
For how long one would have to play a game until we could say it is too much for the hardware?



What a Question. I guess you could answer it like this One nano second to 10 years. There are so many factors involved just like diellur said.
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November 25, 2011 11:43:54 PM

DM186 said:
What a Question. I guess you could answer it like this One nano second to 10 years. There are so many factors involved just like diellur said.


Actually it is not a question, as I am not seeking an exact answer. It is a discussion where opinions and advices are shared.
November 26, 2011 3:33:24 AM

Sorry I miss read it. It is a very good subject and I will be poping in and out to see what transpire. Have a good one
November 26, 2011 5:46:09 PM

jemm said:
I come up with this topic after reading this "Scientist finds hardcore gamers have larger brain pleasure centers than casual gamers" http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Research-Video-Games-Brain-...



Ya now thinking about that I remember reading something like that. I think it also read about hard core gaming and how dangerous it can be like sitting infront of a game with no brakes, not even bathroom usage and it has led to death. If I remember it had to do with a south Korean. I think I saved the link. If I did I will repsot it when I find it.
November 26, 2011 8:55:31 PM

there were several cases in korea. one guy collapsed dead from exhaustion and dehydration from playing WoW afaik. Another issues was some guy committed murder because someone stole his GTB card in Ragnarok Online (korean MMO)
November 26, 2011 10:36:52 PM

I put the article in my favorites but it is no longer at the web site This is what the headline read "Xbox addict dies from blood clot " I down loaded to favorites to show my 15 year old what happens when you play Games all the time with out getting any exercise. The report went on to say for every 2 to 4 hours of play get 1/2 to 1 hour away from the games and strech and walk around.

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