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When i stress-test using prime95x64 i tend to get bored and play partypoker.com naked while watching pron.

Could it affect the stress-test in anyways since it requires a bit more CPU usage?

could it be why my stress-tests never last more than 12 hours?
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TMI.

No, webbrowsing and porn don't take that much processing power. Besides, you are using processing power. The point of these tests is to utilize as much processing power possible.
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I think you should be more worried about yourself than your P95 run.
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TMI.

No, webbrowsing and porn don't take that much processing power. Besides, you are using processing power. The point of these tests is to utilize as much processing power possible.
makes sense, now i still have to find why it fails at 12-13 hours. damnit i'm at 1.40000vcore (bios) 1.397(cpuz) and still stops at 12-13 hours.

tried every tick from 1.3625 to 1.4000000
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makes sense, now i still have to find why it fails at 12-13 hours. damnit i'm at 1.40000vcore (bios) 1.397(cpuz) and still stops at 12-13 hours.

tried every tick from 1.3625 to 1.4000000
Could it be software issue? Is anti-virus or something kicking off?
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Could it be software issue? Is anti-virus or something kicking off?
disabled all the vista defender crap and my avg.
But then again as the above poster said, it's just processing power even if something strats-up, no?
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makes sense, now i still have to find why it fails at 12-13 hours. damnit i'm at 1.40000vcore (bios) 1.397(cpuz) and still stops at 12-13 hours.

tried every tick from 1.3625 to 1.4000000
Shouldn't matter what you're running simultaneously with prime. If the program gets unexpected numbers as a result to a calculation, your OC is unstable, regardless of what else is running. Also, there's more than vcore, though I wouldn't go past 1.4v. You might need to lower your OC, or raise your FSB voltage (and also check your RAM settings/timings/speed/voltage).
    
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When i stress-test using prime95x64 i tend to get bored and play partypoker.com naked while watching porn.
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When i stress-test naked while watching pron. could it be why my stress-tests never last more than 12 hours?
I think after 12-hours of watching porn, your heart is pretty damn healthy...

Seriously though, I run Prime95 (blend) and OCCT (mixed / infinite) concurrently for 24 hour stretches when I'm really trying to beat it into the ground. It also tends to be a pretty good way to tell if you need to tweak your CPU vPLL because it exacerbates any latency between cores... (one core finishing it's workset faster/slower than others)
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