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I used IBT and Prime95 small ffts to test the cpu for my Core 2 Quad, but is the small fft option still the one to use for the i5 2500k, or is the blend option better?

Also, I've seen different voltage maximums depending on the guides I've read about overclocking. I think 1.3 cpu vcore is the highest I would use in the bios.
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kill it with linX
 
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Blend is the best option for Sandy Bridge chips. LinX is very unthorough in its stressing.
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I do both blend and small ffts, 1 hour of each is sufficient for me.
    
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