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Orthos, Prime95, etc. etc
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what do you guys use to measure stability of the processor once overclocked
Google these:

MemTest86+ (for preliminary RAM overclock testing)
SuperPi (for preliminary CPU + RAM testing)

After passing the tests above, google these:

Orthos (for dual-cores)
Prime95 (for single-cores) (Or, you can install two of these in two different folders and have two executables)
OCCT (multi- or uni-core) <---- Use this for a quick test, then go for an Orthos run (I recommend a minimum of 12 hours on Orthos to be assured of stability; my sig rig is 24-hour Orthos stable, with a voluntary shut-off)

and the most brutal I know about:

S&M Stress Tester

This last monster is absolutely the harshest stability test that I know about. It can break equipment if it's not up to snuff. But, if you pass this test, there's no doubt your rig is rock-solid stable.

Hope this helps!
    
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well here is my first overclock. i haven't finished testing yet but it only seems to be 2 degrees warmer. and ill i did is up the multiplier.

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i just finished running OCCT for the 30 minutes they want you too and my temp never went above 53 and the temp started going down 2/3 through the test but the processor load was the same through the whole test. so i guess im good.
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