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hey guys, I just passed 50 runs of Intel Burn Test with memory set to high.

I'm now at 3.4GHz with 1.4v

I also tested 3.2GHz with 1.28v (stock VID) with 50 runs on high memory.

Is this good enough for stability purposes?

I hit 60, 60, 56, 56 load on Intel Burn Test and idle is 26, 26, 22, 26c

attached is a screenshot

Should I run 50 passes on LinX as well?

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IMO you should always use maximum. It stresses much harder. As you can see high is only 2 gigs. But everyone does it different.
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To be honest, it all depends on you. Some people feel that as long as their system is game stable, then everything is fine. Others opt for 24 hours of P95 and 100 passes of both IBT and LinX to feel safe.

For me, I normally do 25 runs of IBT first, then around 12 hours of P95 Blend overnight to test for stability.
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ok thanks guys.

Gonna game for a bit and see how she does.

I'm gonna aim for 3.6GHz if I can
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