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I'm new to this, so bare with me. I got my two 9850s today and will be hooking them up. What should I do to make sure everything works okay? Is there software to run to test them?
Edited by DrC - 8/19/11 at 9:28am
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Yes, if your're talking about processors, which I assume you are, you can test them with prime95 for 18+hours, superpi on 32m, and intelburntest 25 rounds. I like to do a mix of all three to ensure stability.
    
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9850s? Am I missing something here?
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this is in graphics cards so i guess he is thinking about graphic cards and 2 of them and he wants to sli/crossfire, bu t i have no idea which card is he refering to
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6850s....

Try some games... Bit of 3dmark... Check temps and look for artifacts...
 
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I am more of an Intel follower and dont know much about AMD CPU-s, but here may be something useful for you:

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/682/1/
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Fixed the title. Sorry, I'm dyslexic this morning. I suppose it was either that or I got a really good deal.
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
6850s....

Try some games... Bit of 3dmark... Check temps and look for artifacts...
Do you use something to monitor temps?
post #9 of 11
Does 'CCC' display temps?

I would use MSi afterburner...

Or GPU-z, Hardware monitor, even Real Temp.
 
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download lastest drivers and caps. then download heaven benchmark 2.5. then run the benchmark and check back and let us know your score.make sure you ramp your fan speed up to 70% on your cards. after this if you want to use msi afterburner we'll help you set it up to.
http://unigine.com/products/heaven/download/
Edited by toyz72 - 8/19/11 at 10:00am
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