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I need something to test my OC attempts.
It has to be multi-thread, and it has to represent both stability and performance.
I once used IBT, but that doesn't give me any valuable performance results with my CPU, so I need something more substantial. Can't use 3DMark, because it takes forever to complete.

So to recap, it needs to stress the CPU enough to test stability, and it needs to have results that actually represent performance smile.gif Recommend something, pls smile.gif
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post

I need something to test my OC attempts.
It has to be multi-thread, and it has to represent both stability and performance.
I once used IBT, but that doesn't give me any valuable performance results with my CPU, so I need something more substantial. Can't use 3DMark, because it takes forever to complete.

So to recap, it needs to stress the CPU enough to test stability, and it needs to have results that actually represent performance smile.gif Recommend something, pls smile.gif

Cinebench is pretty good, needs some stability to complete, it's pretty fast & there are threads with scores to compare to here at OCN. Intel XTU benchmark is a better test of stability, also fast & stable enough to finish it will pass the majority of stress tests. We don't have an XTU thread here, but scores can be compared at hwbot. In the search field type in the cpu & match it in the drop down, then scroll down to xtu rankings to compare.
For example, here are 4770k XTU results, go down the list to others running at the same clockspeed & see how yours compares http://www.hwbot.org/benchmark/xtu/rankings?hardwareTypeId=processor_2741#start=0#interval=20
    
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Cinebench is pretty good, needs some stability to complete, it's pretty fast & there are threads with scores to compare to here at OCN. Intel XTU benchmark is a better test of stability, also fast & stable enough to finish it will pass the majority of stress tests. We don't have an XTU thread here, but scores can be compared at hwbot. In the search field type in the cpu & match it in the drop down, then scroll down to xtu rankings to compare.
For example, here are 4770k XTU results, go down the list to others running at the same clockspeed & see how yours compares http://www.hwbot.org/benchmark/xtu/rankings?hardwareTypeId=processor_2741#start=0#interval=20

Thanks a lot! smile.gif Which of these two translate better to overall and gaming performance? In other words, which is less strictly synthetic. I don't know if I'm asking correctly biggrin.gif
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Neither of those use the gpu, & both are technically synthetic. They are both a decent way to see the effects of changes to the cpu & memory speeds/timings, when you are happy with the performance of those, you will want to use some 3dmark or 3dmark11, valley or heaven bench to get started on gpu overclocking stability, & get going on some gaming to make sure everything is nice & smooth.
    
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Neither of those use the gpu, & both are technically synthetic. They are both a decent way to see the effects of changes to the cpu & memory speeds/timings, when you are happy with the performance of those, you will want to use some 3dmark or 3dmark11, valley or heaven bench to get started on gpu overclocking stability, & get going on some gaming to make sure everything is nice & smooth.

Yes, yes, I know about the GPU, it was purely in the CPU that I'm interested smile.gif So ok, I suppose both of them reflect equally good actual performance. Thank you, rep+ smile.gif

Edit: oops, can't rep you redface.gif
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In Cinebench I get 257 points on stock 3.4Ghz, and 339 points on 4.5Ghz. Is that normal for Athlon X4 750K?

Mind you, I have a single-channel 1333Mhz RAM redface.gif
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