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I usually do a 6 hour run of IBT.
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I use 10 mins of OCCT while in the process of tweaking/finding max clocks (ex, if I'm starting at 3.3 and shooting for 4.0, i'm not going to spend an hour testing each 50MHz jump), then I move to 60 mins for final tweaking.

I've found though that some OCs that are stable at 60 min OCCT are not fully stable 24/7, and 4-5 hours of Prime95 on all cores is needed to root those out. It's usually memory related instabilities, where the CPU is fine but RAM is not fully stable.
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Folding at Home seems to be the best way of checking an overclock.
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