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Going to be overclocking my Asus 660 TI, the thing is I am wondering which Benchmarks to use to see if it's stable?

What about these:

Future Mark 3D Mark / PC Mark
Unigine 'Heaven' DX11 Benchmark?

Free benchmarks if possible. =P
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Unigine 3.0 with extreme tessellation, 16x AF & 8xAA at the native resolution of your monitor.
Keep it running for 30-45 minutes.....
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Unigine 3.0 with extreme tessellation, 16x AF & 8xAA at the native resolution of your monitor.
Keep it running for 30-45 minutes.....

Thanks! I appreciate it. First time ever doing anything like this.

Any other programs that I should do? Or game benchmarks?
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Going to be overclocking my Asus 660 TI, the thing is I am wondering which Benchmarks to use to see if it's stable?
What about these:
Future Mark 3D Mark / PC Mark
Unigine 'Heaven' DX11 Benchmark?
Free benchmarks if possible. =P

^This, plus SANDRA Sisoftware to gauge your whole system (CPU, GPU, RAM, SSD, HDD) or just your GPU.
http://downloads.guru3d.com/SiSoftware-Sandra-2009-(freeware-version)-download-2056.html
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Heaven is a good quick check for stability. If it can loop that for 30 minutes or so, then you can feel pretty comfortable trying some games. It still might not be 100% stable, but at least you can move on to something else. At least that cuts down on the number of times you have to deal with game crashes. If Heaven fails, then you know it isn't stable pretty much right away. Which can be a big a time saver.
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