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  • 39% (23)
    I use Prime 95 Blend, and or other Prime95 presets for 12 hours +.
  • 27% (16)
    I use both Prime95 Blend (+ other presets) and IBT/LinX with AVX enabled.
  • 15% (9)
    I only use IBT/AVX Enabled, then some gaming to check for stability.
  • 10% (6)
    I just game and use my computer for my regular tasks to check for stability.
  • 1% (1)
    I use other stress testing programs, like OCCT.
  • 5% (3)
    I use other stress testing programs, like OCCT in addition to Prime95 and IBT/LinX.
58 Total Votes  
post #21 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by leezaal View Post
WOW! chill out no need to be rude!, your entitled to your opinion and
I'm entitled to my opinion on this forum without you telling me what i should or should not be doing with my rig.

The point i was making which i made clear in my previous post was that for ME i didn't want to risk degradation of my CPU by running stress testing programs for 6 -8 -12- 24hrs.
i have read about people saying they are suffering degradation with their cpu's due to usage of stress testing programs to verify their rigs are stable and they now need to bump up the voltage to maintain the OC or it just wont OC like it used to and blue screens.
As already stated i have been running at 4.7ghz for around a month now with no blue screens all day an night so my rig is stable regardless of whether i'm gaming for hrs or encoding.
I was giving you proper advice, and now that is rude?



Man, do whatever you want. It's your rig, not mine.
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post #22 of 25
Thread Starter 
Proper stability testing is important. Otherwise, in my opinion, a overclock is worthless for me.

For me, on my Sandybridge, that is 12 hours + Prime 95 Blend stable.
Edited by turrican9 - 6/12/11 at 7:56am
    
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*bump* Need more votes
    
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20+ passes of LinX with AVX
and 6+ hours of prime95 blend.
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