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I have a new build and I'm testing the OC stability. I gave her six hours of Prime95 without a problem. Is that enough? Is there a burn-in tool more taxing than Prime95?
    
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Prime is the best for test.I can said 6 hrs is good.Some of us go way more than that.I go 24hrs want to be sure is really rock solid stable.But once again 6 hrs is good.If is no a problem let it run overnigth.
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6 hours is good. 12 is considered "stable" and 24hrs is "Rock Solid"



Keep at it.
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I go 0 hours of that crap. I use PCMark and 3DMark but also a 32M PI.<--about 1 hour all combined.

So far......from August 22nd to today my system has been running trouble free w/o the need of letting it sit for 24 hours (or less) with the CPU at 100% load or the full system for that matter.

When an OC fails, it fails right there and then......not hours or days after.
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I go 0 hours of that crap. I use PCMark and 3DMark but also a 32M PI.<--about 1 hour all combined.

So far......from August 22nd to today my system has been running trouble free w/o the need of letting it sit for 24 hours (or less) with the CPU at 100% load or the full system for that matter.

When an OC fails, it fails right there and then......not hours or days after.
you're cool

honestly, superpi 32m plus prime95 for 24 hours is considered rock hard stable not going to ever crash.
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I do 24 hours.. then 3DMark05,06 and some SuperPi without rebooting or anything. And maybe some games after..
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