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I would like to know any good combination of gpu and cpu application to see if my current cooling is sufficient.

the main components are:
AMD 965 at 1.45v and 3.8ghz
2x ATI 5850 at stock.

I also have 8x 5400 harddrives but I believe these spend little heat at idle.
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post #2 of 6
To be honest some of the benchmarking programs like 3dmark vantage or 3dmark 11, or even 06 give a pretty good idea of what kind of heat you will be working with. As they have test that stress both the cpu and gpu. If you want to stress them individually, try Intel Burn test for cpu and furmark for gpu.
post #3 of 6
download prime95, to stress your CPU, and OCCT for your GPU
post #4 of 6
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1. CPU: I'll run OCCT CPU for 20min, prime95 for 8-12h.

2: GPU: Will OCCT GPU be as harsh as furmark?
I really don't want to cook my components.

3. OVERALL:
Maybe I should loop 5-6h a game like Lost Planet 2 at 5760*1080.
if I loop for 5hours 3dmark vantage or 3dmark 11 it's going to be at a wery low resolution so maybe not good reslults?
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OCCT GPU is just as (or maybe more stressful) than Furmark.
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OCCT GPU is just as (or maybe more stressful) than Furmark.
in that case I'll use some other software.

I don't see the point in running furmark/occt gpu for hours....
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