Closed What is this "Prime 95" I frequently see? Tags: Games Video Apps Last response: November 22, 2011 10:02 PM in Applications 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/ 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... Related resources Prime95 Fatal Errors, What do they mean? - Forum New Computer; BSOD, Prime95 fails and variur errors. (Win7, i5 3570K) - Forum Prime95 errors - Forum Unstable new build failing prime95 blend test - Forum Is Prime95 running too hot? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ulillillia November 22, 2011 4:56:12 PM Best answer selected by ulillillia. nikorr November 22, 2011 10:01:59 PM Thanks for the vote : ) nikorr November 22, 2011 10:02:13 PM This topic has been closed by Nikorr. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumQ6600 4th core keeps failing in Prime95 : need help Forumunstable system Prime95 ForumPrime95 says I have issues, but it's working fine? ForumWHEA errors with IBT and prime95 ...help? Forum3770k over heating Prime95 ForumI7 3630qm wont go above 50% usage with prime 95 or any other stresser ForumPrime95 temps with 3570k at 4.4 ghz help ForumI5-2500k unstable at 1.4 volts on prime 95 ? ForumBattlefield 3 crashes my computer but Prime95 does not? ForumAmd fx 6300 prime95 ForumWhy does one worker fail and the others still go prime 95 ForumWhat is the difference between Extended and normal version of a software? ForumWhat is best antivirus for i3 Forum[Solved] What is .NET and what is it used for? Uninstall? Forum[Solved] What better hardware for recording games? More resources Read discussions in other Applications categories Graphics Internet Applications Multimedia Office Security CAD Distributed Computing Drivers Enterprise Software Firmware Programming Photoshop Skype Wordpress !