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By this question I mean a real world test. I'm installing the 770 I got for my new system soon and I don't have Farcry 3 or any of the other newer graphics intensive games to run while I overclock it. Best I have is Skyrim... and I'm not ready to install that yet. Is there something free I can run that has a graphically intensive game level or something? Something I can run that will let me test my card in real time? Or maybe a demo of something? Something that will give my card a real world stress test in real time that I can see with an FPS guage, and maybe even other stats?
post #2 of 15
Check out Unigine Heaven and Unigine Valley.
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Unigene Valley or, just go on Steam an purchase 3DMark and have it forever.

3DMark is a bit better for quantifying your performance. It shows you how your computer stacks up against other similar systems etc.
Valley you can run in a loop to validate your OC.
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Quote:
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Check out Unigine Heaven and Unigine Valley.

+1

Valley/Heaven is all you need for GPU benching imo.
 
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post #5 of 15
I found heaven to be more stressful than valley, having OC's pass on valley but not pass on heaven.

So if you really want to test your OC, i suggest using heaven. Valley just looks cooler though.
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Thanks for the help!

I notice if you want a decent amount of features, you need to pay for it. I'm probably going to use this only a couple times then uninstall it. I see no need to pay for it if I'm going to use it so little then just toss it. Will the free version of Unigine Heaven do it for me? If it was something I was using on a regular basis, then it would be understandable to pay for it... but not for what I'm doing. I'm not an OC enthusiast. I put it together, get it running, then spend the rest of the time enjoying it.
Edited by Drahadis - 1/10/14 at 2:59am
post #7 of 15
The free version is all you need, yes.
 
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post #8 of 15
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Sweet thanks. smile.gif I'm going to unbox my new Gigabyte OC'd 770 4GB tomorrow and get it running and overclocked. Wish me luck! I'm going to play Morrowind through Skyrim, with tons of mods and addons. biggrin.gif
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Good luck and happy gaming. thumb.gif
 
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Well... I do need to find a mouse and keyboard first. frown.gif
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