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Yeah I know I do not need pagefile, but I guess that is why I cannot do IBT / Memtest on "Maximum". Or am I guessing wrong?
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post #92 of 126
I think I know what you are talking about; IBT shouldn't use pagefile memory, what you need to do is hit start just after you select maximum because your memory usage will always fluctuate a little bit.
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Alright, it does however give me "Out of memory" messages or "Memory is running low" messages, maybe that is normal.
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post #94 of 126
I just run 2 hours an thats it. Can't be bothered more than that.
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One 24h run small FFT test to be sure the Vcore is OK.
One 24h run blend test to be sure everything is OK.

Then I call it stable.
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post #96 of 126
Depends what u do with a computer.
I never bother running a lot of prime and such over a longer time.
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post #97 of 126
Quote:
Originally Posted by frW View Post
How about this:

10 runs of IBT at custom memory size ( maximum doesnt work for me since I don't use pagefiles, the RAM is a bit.. random )

100% coverage of 10 memtest 4 with 900MB and one with 500MB to test all available RAM ( this uses 11GB of my RAM )

a couple of hours of large ftt just to be sure everything works, but the above should really cover all the bases, right?

And after this, I go game game game and watch some bluray movies too see if it holds up
Memtest is good but run it first to make sure that your RAM is OK..

Run it twice,1st with everything @ STOCK and then with OC..

Make it 20 runs of IBT and at least 6h of P95 LARGE FFT..

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post #98 of 126
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Hmm I am running memtest now on 1 kit at the time, doesnt give me any errors..

Could it be that I just needed to swap slots? Can the memory be that picky?
Edited by frW - 1/13/11 at 3:18am
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post #99 of 126
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I got them replaced, they just asked what tests I ran, I put up the same testing stuff when I got back home and so far it works.

The previous kit gave me an error directly after two runs of IBT, this one has been solid a while. Back to the OC now

Then maybe I don't need to go with the higher vcore.
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post #100 of 126
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Wohoo!

Prime left now..

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