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Well i found a way to truely know if your OC is stable... yesterday i did some tweaking and ran some prime95. Went for my dinner, came back and started playing bad company 2 multiplayer. I was noticing some lagg but coulnt figure it out, after a while i noticed the Prime95 taskbar icon (i play in windowed mode) and clicked it, to see it was still running on all 4 cores (not my sigrig) and not a single error. Thats stable for you.
was with a q6600@3.4ghz/1.32/3v under load
    
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But prime95 sometimes needs to run 12+hours to show instability,

What IBT (Intel Burn Test) can show in 30 minutes.

I would never thurst prime95 100% to test a Core 2 Quad.
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