Closed What is this "Prime 95" I frequently see? Tags: Games Video Apps Last response: November 22, 2011 10:02 PM in Apps General Discussion Share ulillillia November 21, 2011 10:44:57 PM What is Prime 95? Is it some sort of video game or something? I see this referenced a lot and as far as I can tell, it's something to put the system under great load to test stuff (though exactly what, that I don't know). More about : prime frequently SR-71 Blackbird November 21, 2011 11:01:43 PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime95 http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft/ Score 0 Best solution nikorr November 22, 2011 1:15:36 AM We "all" use Prime95 to test the stability of our system. The purpose of Prime95 is twofold: (1) test a prospective machine to see if it is stable enough to execute the Prime95 code (2) test for Mersenne primes. http://www.overclock.net/t/18731/info-prime95-primes-an... Share Related resources What is prime95 Doing? - Forum Prime95: what settings should i use for about 5 hour testing? - Forum Prime 95 or Battlefield 4, what's more cpu intensive? - Forum What is up with my worker stopping in prime95? - Forum Prime95 fails after 2 hours... no matter what - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ulillillia November 22, 2011 4:56:12 PM Best answer selected by ulillillia. Score 0 nikorr November 22, 2011 10:01:59 PM Thanks for the vote : ) Score 0 nikorr November 22, 2011 10:02:13 PM This topic has been closed by Nikorr. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat is prime 95 and why do I want it? Forum SolvedComputer crashes during prime 95, wont turn on. what components have i killed? Forum SolvedFatal error while running prime95, dont know what it means!!!!!!!!! Forum i ran prime95 on my nvidia gtx 670 and it failed within a couple of mins. what should i do? Forum SolvedAMD3700+ 2.2 firstname.lastname@example.org ghz OC Prime95 fails after 10h what would you do Forum One Core Failed in Prime95, What to do now? Forum Prime95 Fatal Errors, What do they mean? Forum What Prime95 to run? Forum What do I change if I fail prime95? Forum What is Prime 95? Forum Prime95 crashing, what's wrong? Forum What is this error code for prime95 Forum Errors in Super Pi, and Prime95! What exactly do they mean? Forum Prime95 errors when not overclocked? What's going on? Forum What type of prime95 is best for testing stability? Forum More resources !