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A 1 hour test is fine for routine use. Some say to test for 12 or more hours... I think you should test your system in a manner consistent with it's intended use. For gaming, it's more likely to crash from bad code than only testing p95 for 1 hour smile.gif

With that vcore at 44, if all other components are good, 46 is well within reach as a 24/7 OC. As a "rule of thumb" each 100MHz costs about 40mV depending on which 100MHz it is wink.gif

BTW, plz update your sig with your new rig.

tongue.gif if it's not stable, it's not stable. he might open 3 folders while browsing the web on a random day and bsod. Just not acceptable to run a super low voltage because you can boot into windows.

I personally feel if you aren't going to run stable, you might as well run stock biggrin.gif
  
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Originally Posted by Jpmboy View Post

A 1 hour test is fine for routine use. Some say to test for 12 or more hours... I think you should test your system in a manner consistent with it's intended use. For gaming, it's more likely to crash from bad code than only testing p95 for 1 hour smile.gif

With that vcore at 44, if all other components are good, 46 is well within reach as a 24/7 OC. As a "rule of thumb" each 100MHz costs about 40mV depending on which 100MHz it is wink.gif

BTW, plz update your sig with your new rig.

tongue.gifif it's not stable, it's not stable. he might open 3 folders while browsing the web on a random day and bsod. Just not acceptable to run a super low voltage because you can boot into windows.

I personally feel if you aren't going to run stable, you might as well run stock biggrin.gif

Running prime95, which taxes your CPU and motherboard at 100%, for 1 hour is not just booting into Windows.

If you're just gaming/browsing. 1 hour is plenty fine.

Also, you say "if it's not stable...", failing to realize that anything past stock frequency is unstable. Just because you run prime95 for 12 hours does not confirm 100% stability. It only confirms you are more stable than the 1 hour person.


I personally ran a QuadCore system some years ago for 2 years based on only a 30min test. I did whatever I wanted on the PC and only had 1 bsod a month, which did not interrupt me in the least bit.

My current rig is based upon the 1 hour test and I've only seen 1 bsod in a 1.5 years... maybe.
I have even started folding all night and no crashes.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 5/14/13 at 10:44am
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Running prime95, which taxes your CPU and motherboard at 100%, for 1 hour is not just booting into Windows.

If you're just gaming/browsing. 1 hour is plenty fine.

Also, you say "if it's not stable...", failing to realize that anything past stock frequency is unstable. Just because you run prime95 for 12 hours does not confirm 100% stability. It only confirms you are more stable than the 1 hour person.


I personally ran a QuadCore system some years ago for 2 years based on only a 30min test. I did whatever I wanted on the PC and only had 1 bsod a month, which did not interrupt me in the least bit.

My current rig is based upon the 1 hour test and I've only seen 1 bsod in a 1.5 years... maybe.
I have even started folding all night and no crashes.

I couldn't agree more. Stability is all context dependent.
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these instructions are pretty neat.. Got mine stable at 4.5 with some offset adjustment and been using my beautiful rig for almost 3 months now.. Thanks OC.net!!thumb.gif
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tongue.gif if it's not stable, it's not stable. he might open 3 folders while browsing the web on a random day and bsod. Just not acceptable to run a super low voltage because you can boot into windows.
I personally feel if you aren't going to run stable, you might as well run stock biggrin.gif

So then you run at stock, right?
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So then you run at stock, right?
no. my overclock is stable. meaning it can pass whatever form of stress tests or any application/operation my computer handles for an unlimited amount of time.

if you dont feel the need to have a voltage/settings capable of doing this, you shouldn't be giving advice about overclocking
1hour of prime95 isn't enough for anything. i assume you dont know how to test the stability of a overclock, if you dont pm me i'll give you a bunch of links about why you need to do so.

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I couldn't agree more. Stability is all context dependent.
this is an opinion.

just because your vcore allows you to run notepad but bsod on firefox, that's not a stable or acceptable overclock
this isn't acceptable or a "stable" overclock.
you are either stable, or you are not, there is no such thing as "my computer is stable for what i do"
  
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Now really... Get back on your meds.

Your can only be stable for what YOU do. Not what i do.
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Now really... Get back on your meds.

Your can only be stable for what YOU do. Not what i do.

Sorry sir, there's only one meaning of stable. and that's 100%

no need to insult me about 'meds' when you lack the capability of a dictionary.com definition of a word. STABLE.
pretty sure my STABLE OC wont bsod in anything you do smile.gif thats why it's stable.

it's not a stable for notepad but bsod when browsing the web type of OC, seems which you prefer
  
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Sorry sir, there's only one meaning of stable. and that's 100%

no need to insult me about 'meds' when you lack the capability of a dictionary.com definition of a word. STABLE.
pretty sure my STABLE OC wont bsod in anything you do smile.gif thats why it's stable.

it's not a stable for notepad but bsod when browsing the web type of OC, seems which you prefer

So how do you know if your rig is stable? 10 years of prime 95?
There is no real 100% stable, until you are done using the rig forever, if it never crashed in the time you used it, it was 100% stable.

Stable is being able to use your rig for everything you do while never crashing.
    
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