Originally Posted by Jenox
Playing a game stresses the PC a ton.
But it doesn't stress the cpu as much as some of the benchmark/stress test programs. Some games don't even use 100% of the cpu. And even if they do, 1st you would have to play for a pretty damn long time without keeping a brake. And then the game would need to constantly use 100% of the cpu, like loading maps for example might give the cpu a few minutes brake from working hard etc.
Games are good enough, but there are programs that work better.