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What PC hardware diagnostic stress-testing freeware can you recommend?

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Old September 4th 20, 06:35 PM posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.microsoft.windows,alt.comp.hardware
Arlen Holder
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Default What PC hardware diagnostic stress-testing freeware can you recommend?

What PC hardware diagnostic stress-testing freeware can you recommend?

o I have a random hardware related BSOD whose cause is unknown to me

It could be the motherboard, a daughter card, the HDD mechanics, etc.

I first ran the Windows memory diagnostic freeware to no avail:

As per the kind suggestions of "n/a" and others, I ran memtest86 freeware
on that old BIOS desktop in an attempt to identify its hardware faults:

The old BIOS desktop booted a 32GB Memtest86 USB stick to ran overnight,
finding no errors on 16GB RAM (I stopped it after 5 hours & 6 iterations):

If it's not the RAM, it's something else hardware related (the HDD has been
re-imaged multiple times in its entirety and all extraneous boards and
peripherals have been disconnected).

What other hardware diagnostic stress-testing freeware can you further recommend?
Usenet is a wonderfully public way to identify freeware of interest.

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