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What do I test for stability before I run an 12 Hour / 18 Hour Blend Run?

I'm currently at 4.7GHz at 1.45v but I have a feeling I can squeeze more MHz into that 1.45v

Any ideas?

I know in the Sandy stable club they recommend trying 1792 FFT and 4096 FFT,.

Just making sure I know what to test before I let it run overnight.

Also, what should I do for Intel Burn Test? 50 Runs at Maximum memory?

Thanks!

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50 runs of IBT at max seems like a lot to me.I would do more like 25 the temps would worry me.
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50 runs of IBT at max seems like a lot to me.I would do more like 25 the temps would worry me.

Alright. I'll do 25 runs at max mem.

Anyone have any recommendations as far as what FFT to set (Custom) and for how long?

I don't want to jump the gun and try for a 12/18 hour run if it's just going to fail.
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Alright. I'll do 25 runs at max mem.
Anyone have any recommendations as far as what FFT to set (Custom) and for how long?
I don't want to jump the gun and try for a 12/18 hour run if it's just going to fail.

Does anyone have a good answer for this? I'd like to start overclocking and perhaps even go to bed soon...
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When I was overclocking my 2500k, I would go w/ a bit of 1344 FFT, and 1792 FFT, maxing out mem 90-95% for 30-45 min ea, and if it passed that, I would go on to the blend test for 12-24 hours.
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Couple of runs of 3D Mark 11 will push most overclocks. If you get through that, it's a good sign...especially the specific CPU tests.
 
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thanks guys... i'm running 1344 right now on max mem for 30 minutes.

Then i'll do 1792 and 4096 FFTs for 30 mins each...

I'm at 5.0GHz at 1.488v right now
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People would usually test for a few hours but i really dont see the reason why if you're not going to run the comp 24/7 at huge loads, or just a ridiculous amount of time at load.

An hour in prime would convince me that its stable.
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I personally would go for 2 hours just to be really safe. It all depends on what you are going to be doing.
    
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25 runs of LinX is enough to make me say its stable, I normally do only 20 runs to satisfy me.
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