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Hi guys, so im using this to test my OC. Do i HAVE to set the number of threads from auto to 8? Also, im setting times to run as 5. Obviously when i reach my OC i want i will do 10 and run prime 95 fo 24hours. Does it seem as though im testing ok?

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you don't have to run for 24 hours.. do 12 is enought
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For IBT, I generally set it to Maximum for ~20runs ( Idk how the U12 will handle those temps). For prime, just like insyxion said, ~12 hours is usually sufficient to determine stability.
Do you HAVE to change the number of threads? Nope.
However, some have reported higher temps with manually setting the number of threads (to 8) which leads them to believe the chip is being stressed more that way... your choice.
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