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post #11 of 29
i never stressed tested.

im at 4.2 fine. and my pc can game and stay on 24/7.
    
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post #12 of 29
Stress testing isn't overrated.... however it is up to you to deem what is stable for your own uses.

Passing Prime95 or LinX after 24 hours does not automatically mean you are 100% stable, it just means you are "stable enough".
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What is the general idea here, I am too lazy to spend a couple of days creating a stable system? Maybe you will have problems, maybe you won't, maybe your system will have errors that just make it slower(overclocked ).
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post #14 of 29
Yeah I do 24hr prime 95, I've had it fail at 16hrs before.
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On a side note - I suggest you change the title to something a little less provocative... otherwise you'll soon get the stability nazi's slinging mud at you.... which will turn into a flame war, which in turn leads to a closed thread.
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post #16 of 29
I have been running a Prime 'unstable' overclock for over a year and never had a game or program crash from it and no corrupt files either (that I know of)
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post #17 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post
On a side note - I suggest you change the title to something a little less provocative... otherwise you'll soon get the stability nazi's slinging mud at you.... which will turn into a flame war, which in turn leads to a closed thread.
This thread should be closed.
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post #18 of 29
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Just copy that to your next new thread in a couple weeks.
Lol that was funny. My friend is like OP, just over clocks and says f stress testing because he wants a very high OC and does not care how he gets it. Then after an hour or two, or as low as 5 minutes of gaming, I see he leaves the game, then he calls me and says "dude I blue screened". I then proceed to laugh at him and tell him to actually test it next time but he never listens. DOn't be like him OP, please.
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post #19 of 29
Nice temps and voltages!

most people recommend 20 passes of Linx, which is MUCH faster than running prime for hours and hours.
Just make sure temps stay under 80c
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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
What is the general idea here, I am too lazy to spend a couple of days creating a stable system? Maybe you will have problems, maybe you won't, maybe your system will have errors that just make it slower(overclocked ).
Right, lol. More like a day even.
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