Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › LinX not stressing the CPU.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

LinX not stressing the CPU.

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
This is my first time overclocking, and I thought I'd try some LinX runs, but when I do so, the CPU load stays at idle. What am I doing wrong?
Perdi's machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4ghz Asus P6X58D-E MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III/PE OC 6GB Corsair XMS3 Classic 1600mhz 7-8-7-20 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F1 1TB Windows 7 64-bit Samsung Syncmaster B2230 22" 16:09 Logitech G15 2nd rev. 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair TX850W CoolerMaster 690 II Razer Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
Perdi's machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4ghz Asus P6X58D-E MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III/PE OC 6GB Corsair XMS3 Classic 1600mhz 7-8-7-20 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F1 1TB Windows 7 64-bit Samsung Syncmaster B2230 22" 16:09 Logitech G15 2nd rev. 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair TX850W CoolerMaster 690 II Razer Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 3
I've not used LinX but intel Burn Test does a similar job. I'd download that and have a look. Also, what cooler are you running at the moment? 4Ghz requires some hefty cooling.

Comps
post #3 of 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Perdition64 View Post
This is my first time overclocking, and I thought I'd try some LinX runs, but when I do so, the CPU load stays at idle. What am I doing wrong?
Run it as an Administrator.

Right Click > Run as Administrator

That should do the trick
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Impact VII Z97 EVGA GTX 780 Classified Crucial Ballistix VLP 2x8GB 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 256GB Seagate 1TB SSHD Lite-On eNAU108-111 Thermalright Ultra Extreme Black 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Professional Asus PB278Q Das Keyboard Ultimate 4 Seasonic 760W Platinum 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CaseLabs Nova X2M Logitech G602 Razer Scarab Asus Sonar Impact II + AudioEngine A2 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Impact VII Z97 EVGA GTX 780 Classified Crucial Ballistix VLP 2x8GB 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 256GB Seagate 1TB SSHD Lite-On eNAU108-111 Thermalright Ultra Extreme Black 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Professional Asus PB278Q Das Keyboard Ultimate 4 Seasonic 760W Platinum 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CaseLabs Nova X2M Logitech G602 Razer Scarab Asus Sonar Impact II + AudioEngine A2 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › LinX not stressing the CPU.