Using SETI@Home for burn-in test

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Message 1453991 - Posted: 14 Dec 2013, 21:22:33 UTC

I'm assembling a computer from parts and should have the base configuration (without a graphics card) ready for test within a week or two.

I was wondering if it was an acceptable use to use your project to stress test my system in order to verify its stability, both in its initial state and later when a GPU card is added. After this testing (about two months) I'd either completely remove my system from your list or drastically reduce your usage allotment.

Is this OK to do from your point of view?

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Message 1454024 - Posted: 14 Dec 2013, 22:48:05 UTC - in response to Message 1453991.

I'm assembling a computer from parts and should have the base configuration (without a graphics card) ready for test within a week or two.

I was wondering if it was an acceptable use to use your project to stress test my system in order to verify its stability, both in its initial state and later when a GPU card is added. After this testing (about two months) I'd either completely remove my system from your list or drastically reduce your usage allotment.

Is this OK to do from your point of view?

It has been done before.

We had one person who built custom computers and would stress test each one with SETI for a week before handing it to a customer.


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