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1: What does superPi do ?
2: What program to test superPi ?
3: What Tests do we haf to test with Superpi?
4: Does it make ur system stable? if so, how do we kno if its stable?
5: How many Seconds are good with superpi?

Edit*** sorry u've got tricked it actually haf 5 questions
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It's a quick test for cpu stability (run 1M). I think a good time is around 14secs.
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1. Uses algorithms to make your PC calculate Pi to a set number of places while checking it's correct

2. Super Pi Mod, google it.

3. You can pick a number of places - 1M and 32MB are the standard ones.

4. Not really, it's more a speed benchmark. No test "makes" your system stable, it just checks if it is stable or not If your system isn't stable, you'll get an error message saying NOT ROUND or something similar.

5. It depends how far overclocked you are. www.hwbot.org has a range of scores, search for Q6600, but they will be heavily overclocked
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It's a quick test for cpu stability (run 1M). I think a good time is around 14secs.


ur short sentence answers 4 of my questions but u missed 1

what program to test superpi?
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1)SuprePi calculates Pi(remember geometry)
2)There's many versions(look in the download section).
3)You can do any of the tests. Most use either the 1m(1 million) or 32m
4)no test "makes" your system stable, nor is it a good stability test
5) Depends on which. My personal goal is under 10 seconds with 1m test. For a good idea look here.
http://www.overclock.net/benchmarkin...top-times.html
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ur short sentence answers 4 of my questions but u missed 1

what program to test superpi?
This one
http://www.overclock.net/downloads/1...er-pi-mod.html
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thanks everyone for replying i understood it now
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