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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

i dont use stress tests for testing other than a few runs of wprime 1024m and video games/general usage. i find that i can pass a lot of hours of prime 95 and crash almost instantly in bf3/skyrim/crysis 3, whatever. real world usage is a better determination of stability than a single stress tester

I agree, i test my overclocks by running BOINC and F@H, then a couple runs of Heaven and 3dMark11. Most of my OC's are Prime/IBT stable, but they aren't real world stable and generate useless heat.
   
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