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What stress testing & length of tests do you guys use to test the stability of your video card overclocks? I used to use furmark, but it's been about 3 years since I've needed to stress test (just got a gtx 480 so back at it now) and just wanted to see if anything better is out now. Plus, I've been reading posts of people saying to avoid furmark due to frying vrm's or something.
    
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I just run crysis benchmark like 10 times and then play games for a couple hours. If nothing happens I move onto 24/7 folding.
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Intel Burn Test.

If your machine survives this, then your overclock is good
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Use ATItool, or OCCT w/mem/core stress test.
 
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Prime95 for CPU, Kombustor/Crysis 2 for GPU
    
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techpowerup gpu tool, many games, furmark, 3dmark
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How long do you guys let the video card stress testing go for?
    
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Originally Posted by tedman View Post
Intel Burn Test.

If your machine survives this, then your overclock is good
This is the GPU section

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Originally Posted by Steven-1979 View Post
How long do you guys let the video card stress testing go for?
I wouldnt run OCCT/Furmark for more then 10 mins.
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My favorite tools:

CPU/Memory: Prime95, IntelBurnTest, Memtest86.
GPU: Play heavy GPU intense games for an hour, 3DMark Vantage, 3DMark 11.

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CPU: Prime95
GPU: Full version of 3D Mark 11.
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