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Old 27-01-2022, 02:37
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Originally Posted by lolaya View Post
I have a computer repair shop and just look for computer problems using a computer component test
Why not compress a few very big files with a few parallel instances of 7-Zip? I noticed on my PC at my work place that 7-Zip eats up 4 cores. I run 7-Zip with this command line:
7z a -mx -myx -ms=off -mmt=on -stl ARCHIVE.7z FILES
And then you can even check possible RAM problems by testing the resulting archives.

(Around 2000, at my work place, we experienced strange file corruptions. It was very annoying because we distributed software installation archives to all Hungarian universities. By archiving them with ZIP, at least, corruptions were noticable by testing the archives. Later it turned out to be a buggy driver for our Ethernet cards that sometimes missed bits.)
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