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I'm sorry for mistakes here is revised text:

Dude you are totally confused
Prime 95 is a program for stress testing of hardware and his purpose is to find possible failures or mistakes. It is able to do that because it simulates conditions of hard work pressure under some thermal conditions (there are some codes that put the CPU at 50% usage and in the same time produces temperatures as if it was in full stress). Saying that, like a stress tester you have to provide "optimal" conditions for test. You will find a lot of "complaints" here on site that after passing xx hours of stress testing in "normal" use of rig they got BSOD. It is normal because they keep temps at "safe" under 70. So, is it a stress if my temps are 60 ???
No one here claims that rig should be run (pay attention "run" not "stress tested") at anything else than "shallow water" 50s to 60s.
Reason for stress testing is also to establish best possible settings which will provide safe most efficient work in almost any, in reality possible, conditions’. I feel free to say that this is also definition of overclocking. It is a complex work and require technical knowledge (at least basics from physics) especially if it is at home with no additional measuring tools.
So to conclude (summaries)
Recommended temperatures for 24/7 usage -> who cares about how long computer works if there are no problems at all?
Explanation: Even a moron will notice that enormous amount of heat coming out of case and if he continues to use comp on that way something bad will happen. In the moment when someone decides to overclock he already knows that his CPU is on stake. I never ever in my life met an overclocker who is satisfied with achieved results, so sooner or later he will probably overclock it even more. The most popular breakout point is new game with more demands.
When you ask yourself that question you already know the answer
There is a general formula: CPU temp = TjMax - remorse + coefficient of stupidity * curiosity (no one solved this)
Recommended temperatures for stress testing:
Depends on cooling system: On air TjMax - 10 °C on water TjMax -5°C it is up to you to decide if this apply for average or peak values
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post #32 of 34
I know what prime 95 is.

The reason for some people crashing at lower loads after passing prime 95 for x hours is because prime 95 tests 100%load only. Just because you are stable at 100% doesnt mean you are stable at other loads.
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No one here claims that rig should be run (pay attention "run" not "stress tested") at anything else than "shallow water" 50s to 60s.
This is basically what i said. Stress testing up to 80 is ok, but running the chip at those temps all the time is not optimal.
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Originally Posted by kope View Post

Who cares about how long computer works if there are no problems at all?
I do, and i'm sure many people do.

To be quite honest, I've presented my thoughts and my experiences to try help the TS, and it appears to me you misunderstood/misinterpreted what I've said as you have even repeated some of my points back to me.
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post #33 of 34
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I know what prime 95 is.
The reason for some people crashing at lower loads after passing prime 95 for x hours is because prime 95 tests 100%load only. Just because you are stable at 100% doesnt mean you are stable at other loads.
This is basically what i said. Stress testing up to 80 is ok, but running the chip at those temps all the time is not optimal.
I do, and i'm sure many people do.
To be quite honest, I've presented my thoughts and my experiences to try help the TS, and it appears to me you misunderstood/misinterpreted what I've said as you have even repeated some of my points back to me.
Lol - Nice conversation My broken English and your broken technical knowledge cheers.gif
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I just OC'd with the watts in my BIOS......I didn't use the voltage stuff......it didn't work correctly.
    
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