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So, I had Prime95 running just to try out my new overclock and then for 5 days I've been wondering why It was making louder than usual sounds and games were running slower. Turns out I forgot to hit "stop test" and now I feel really dumb. At least I know it's stable!
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LOL Stress testing like a boss. I love it. :)

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120 hour stress test. that's crazy!!!
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Most people recommend stress testing for at least 6 days, you stopped a little early.
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I never stop stress testing, you think we buy computers to enjoy our time on them?

tongue.gif Well at least you know its pretty stable then lol
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IBooNI View Post

Most people recommend stress testing for at least 6 days, you stopped a little early.

 

LOL :applaud:

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spbach View Post

So, I had Prime95 running just to try out my new overclock and then for 5 days I've been wondering why It was making louder than usual sounds and games were running slower. Turns out I forgot to hit "stop test" and now I feel really dumb. At least I know it's stable!

When I first build my rig I didn't realize prime95 stayed on without manually stopping it. I ran for about 4 hours before I noticed it was running in the background, but 5 days, lol.

*This really lets you know just how OP modern systems have become.
     
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Tip: open the prime.txt file (located in the same folder that prime95.exe is in), and add this line to it:

 

TrayIcon=0

 

(or, change TrayIcon=1 to TrayIcon=0 if that line exists)

 

Save it, and now when you close Prime95, it closes instead of minimizing to the Notification Area.

 

Tip #2: Press Esc and then Enter to quickly and easily stop a Prime95 test.


Edited by TwoCables - 3/11/14 at 10:17pm
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Toshiba 3TB P300 
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Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail 
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AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 
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