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post #11 of 21
You might be able to run your memory at that speed? Yah never know till you test it.

When using Prime95 Blend test, the longer, the better.
But to be honest, if I do it and pass 3 hours, with no errors, I call it fine. Though most will tell you to test for at least 12 to 24 hours, for unequivocal stability!

But honestly, there are few if any programs that you'll use that will put that much stress on your cpu and memory, which is why I stop at 3 hours.
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post #12 of 21
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yeah i hope that it will run for a long time
btw can you look at this.. http://i55.tinypic.com/2ekomxw.jpg

is that fine or should i lower my memory timing for safety purposes?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cokezero View Post
yeah i hope that it will run for a long time
btw can you look at this.. http://i55.tinypic.com/2ekomxw.jpg

is that fine or should i lower my memory timing for safety purposes?
Well, only the stress test will tell, once you've passed 3 hours at these settings, I'd say you can ,keep your memory right where it's at! If within a few hours it does fail, instead of lowering your memory speed, what we'll do is loosen your timings a little bit, and that should get you nice and stable.

But yah, right now, your looking golden!
Nice job!
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alright! thank you for your advise
i'll keep an eye on the stress test for now
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post #15 of 21
Also keep an eye on your cpu temps!
Very important!

But as of now, they look great!
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post #16 of 21
I'm amazed that you got a G31 over 420FSB. If you pass 6 hrs of Prime Blend at 4.0 I'll really be amazed, especially with DDR2 800.
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post #17 of 21
Hey cokezero,

Hows that overclock? Still stable?
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post #18 of 21
Ahh, he can't reply since that G31 caught on fire :O
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post #19 of 21
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@Inteller
hey, yea its stable. i want to use for game like gta4 but it doesn't show any increase in performance so i'll just stick with 3.6ghz

@2thAche
lol im still here, the 4.0 oc is pretty stable
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post #20 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
I'm amazed that you got a G31 over 420FSB.
This was seriously my thought reading this whole thread. I had a Core 2 Duo E8400 in a Gigabyte GA-G31-S2L that did 3.6GHz (400MHz FSB), but I settled on stock.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cokezero View Post
@Inteller
hey, yea its stable. i want to use for game like gta4 but it doesn't show any increase in performance so i'll just stick with 3.6ghz
Grand Theft Auto 4 wants a quad core CPU.
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