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HOw long is a good time to run orthos, to chk system stablity?
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A good 12 -24 hours for Full system stability is recommended.

If your testing, about 15-20 minutes is good.
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If you are folding, leave it as long as possible. If not, run it for as long as you would ever use a CPU-intensive program. Ex. if you would ever play 10 hours of CoD2, run it for 10 hours. I rum mine for 8 usually, 36 when I have the time.
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The longer your system can run at maximum load conditions without generating errors, the more stable your system is. So, if you want absolute assurance your overclocked system is stable, I would suggest a minimum of 12 hours.

But more is better.

Hope this helps!
    
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24-36hours if you want to know its rock solid.
    
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Originally Posted by KEITHRH12 View Post
HOw long is a good time to run orthos, to chk system stablity?
Generally, the longer the better, up to a point. You could leave it stability testing for the next five years (for example) but that wouldn't be much fun for you .

I usually leave my CPU o/c's ORTHOS testing for 6 to 8 hours. No game or app I have loads both my CPU cores 100% for that long anyway, so if it'll go without errors for 6 to 8 hours I'm happy to call it stable. Other people may be more content with 24 hours, or maybe even 48 hours. Don't bother doing any more than 72 hours though, it just isn't worth your time, unless you're going away for a few days .

Min 6 hours, max sensible of 24 hours imo.

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For short runs I use OCCT. Ill run occt for 2 hours for a wuick test and 6 to 8 hours for stability test. If I want then Ill run orthos for 8 hours or so. Honestly if it passes occt for 6 hours it usually is good to go for a orthos pass of 8 to 12 hours.
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As others have sugested 12hr's and no errors you got a stable pc. As for me 30min-1hr no errors is good for me, since in that time it has got up to max temp on max load, and if it is unstable you will notice errors early, first 15 min instead of late 5hr's+
    
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I'd say 24 hours is the best test...
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Generally whist I'm in the process of OC'ing I just let it run the first round of tests (approx 20mins if memory serves), if it passes those I increase my OC a little more.

Once I think I've hit my max OC and want to check its solid I'll run it for a good 12hours
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