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Just got my new 580 2 days ago. So I've been trying to find new ways of testing my stability, so far in the last hour I've done 20 runs of Metro Benchmark and about 10-15 runs of Crysis. Are these good benchmarks to crash my drivers?

You think it's stable?
I don't like OCCT because it doesn't seem to find errors even on unstable overclocks, likely because of the OCP crap.
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furmark for 30 minutes and then just playing the game's i like to play for hours
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occt
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post #4 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Farih View Post
furmark for 30 minutes and then just playing the game's i like to play for hours
+1

I've found that if Furmark doesn't kill your OC within the first hour not much will haha
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post #5 of 40
I usually run heaven for a few hours, and constant 3dmark11 runs.
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i use ati tool then kombuster then lots of gaming

i find ati tool picks up on the artifacts really well
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Alright, how do you guys find unstability in Furmark? Wait til it crashes or actually stare to find artifacts? Does Furmark work well with the 500 series?
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furmark locks up for me when OC is too high
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Will try Furmark and Heaven, thanks guys. +REP
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99 Loops of Crysis will sort out any unstable overclock that will actually have an effect. If you want pure stability, OCCT will find it, but if you have low-count OCCT errors, you're not crashing in 999/1000 games and that one game you can crash in is only if you put a box above a doorway and shoot it with an rpg when you enter into a cutscene (OCCT stable is way beyond gaming stable)
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