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hey guys... i am running my cpu q9550 at 3.8ghz for about all day but i dont know if ti stable and people say around try prime95 and occt... how can i see from the results that my cpu is stable? what settings to put?

i am a noob overclocker trying to know something better so help pls
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Well prime 95 is a good tool, I would say not to use OCCT as it has been known to have a few bugs. I would sugguest to use Orthos instead on smal FFT's. Run the test for 24 hrs and monitor temps with Core Temp and keep an eye on things. If it gets too hot or you get an error, than you need to either throtle things up or down depending on your set-up.
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yeah the prob is the settings i need to put to see if my system is stable by using prime95
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Do blend for 8 hours. on prime 95, but first run intel burn test for 20 passes.
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I think its stable. As long as ram is stock or atleast you tested it with memtest than I just do small FFT and I am fine. infact the longest I ran orthos small FFT was 8 hours. Still running fine. Its just ram that bites me
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Do blend for 8 hours. on prime 95, but first run intel burn test for 20 passes.
yes itb will DEFINETLY do the trick. I am getting higher temps then on orthos or prime
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okay will run itb in a while and after i will go for sleep until it finishes
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