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so ignore Small FFTs & In-place Large FFTs.

just Blend?
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For basic stability testing blend is the way to go but Small FFTs & In-place Large FFTs can be useful when diagnosing a specific issues.
    
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Originally Posted by Bit_reaper View Post
For basic stability testing blend is the way to go but Small FFTs & In-place Large FFTs can be useful when diagnosing a specific issues.
sometimes i passed 2 loops of Small FFTs and Blend but failed In-place. idk whats really more accurate.
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Blend isn't an optimal test for the old Core 2 Duos, as their memory controller isn't on the die. Small FFTs is the main test you need for making sure your processor is stable. LinX is good for raising the temps to their absolute maximum and making sure you're well within spec. When I run LinX my Q9550 goes 8-10C higher than with Prime95 Small FFTs.

If you're failing blend it makes me question what multiplier settings you're using for your memory.
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post #25 of 28
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Update:

Prime95: Blend. 90% memory usage.

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I just run intel burn test for 300-500 passes of 8 threads, maximum memory. If it passes, I consider it "stable enough".
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Update:

Prime95: 3 hours Blend. 90% memory usage.

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Update II:

Prime95: In-place Large FFTs over an hour

conclusion. i think the best way is to run all of them. lol
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