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ok so atleast now im 100% sure my rig is stable

but is it safe to have your CPU at 100% for such extended periods of time (ie: more then 2 days)
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but is it safe to have your CPU at 100% for such extended periods of time (ie: more then 2 days)
I have had the CPU in my sig rig pegged at 100% for over three months with maybe two or three outages of more than 2-3 minutes. No crashes whatsoever, no sign of system degradation.

So, yes it is okay to have it running at 100% for extended periods of time.

What you want to watch is temps of course - my rule of thumb is 70-72 degrees at most for extended periods, preferably a bit less. Anything more than 80 or so for extended periods and your CPU will probably have a short(er) life.

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ok then my temps are at a steady 50*c so i guess ill just leave it on
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