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post #141 of 226
55C is the max should should hit. The Thermal specs set by AMD are like 65 but none of us ever wanna hit that.
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Yep, I'll keep that in mind when I start to OC.

Just have to wait for my HD to come so I can get everything running...
    
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Don't go above 60C at all, 55C max for benching and 53C or so max for everyday

Run Orthos for a couple of hours to find your current load temps, or the OCCT stress test only takes half an hour
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Yea, I've heard Orthos is a good stressing program, but what is OCCT?
    
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OCCT is just like Orthos, but supposedly the half an hour Stress test is worth about 5 hours of Orthos testing
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
OCCT is just like Orthos, but supposedly the half an hour Stress test is worth about 5 hours of Orthos testing
Wow... must be good then

Off to my good friend, GOOGLE!
    
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OCCT Download

Google FTW
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Thank you for your help prosser

In the meantime (up until the Super Bowl), I will use the Maxtor drive test program that you linked me to in the other thread.

I'm hoping newegg won't take that long to ship this stuff to me lol, it said something about 2 day when I ordered with 3 Day Shipping, but I always have bad luck when it comes to shipping, so I expect Wednesday
    
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Thank you for your help prosser

In the meantime (up until the Super Bowl), I will use the Maxtor drive test program that you linked me to in the other thread.

I'm hoping newegg won't take that long to ship this stuff to me lol, it said something about 2 day when I ordered with 3 Day Shipping, but I always have bad luck when it comes to shipping, so I expect Wednesday
Glad to see you're getting everything pieced together! I myself finally got my audigy in and it works like a beaut! Everything sounds really good.... Now if only it could improve my game performance in R6:Vegas!
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Well, guess where I am posting from

The HD got in today, and I installed Windows without a hiccup. (Took a little long to format though, probably because its so big ) It's a 160GB Seagate 7200.9.

I've got a couple programs that I've downloaded. Here is the list:

Speedfan
Super Pi
CPU-Z
Orthos

Gettin rdy to get OCCT. Speedfan likes to act up and tell me my Core is 40-40°C , when clearly the Abit system monitor thing (don't ask me its like ABIT EQ ) shows 30-31°C. The funny thing is is that I'm in one of the hottest rooms in the house (had to move my comp to my spare bedroom so I could get this up and running and help my stupid bro on Runescape at the same time).

After I get all the updates for XP, I'll start to OC this baby
    
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