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How do i graphically do a stability test?

ATITool can artifact yet still show 'no errors'... yellow dots

I have FurMark but not sure how it works...
    
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Make sure ATItools is set to detect the smallest artifacts - there's a slider from detect more artifacts (lower OCs) <-> detect less artifacts (higher OCs)

Regardless of whether ATItools is detecting the artifacts, if you're seeing little dots, you're artifacting... better to have a stable video card than an unstable one clocked up 5MHz higher (with the exception of benching to elongate your epeen)
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the hell with e-peen benches

theres no point if you can never run a game at that speed

I just want to be able to run my card decently higher - but ATITool turns yellow once in a while, kinda weird when OC'd
    
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