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post #1 of 11
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Originally I used Atitool, but some of my overclocks would fail even though atitool wouldn't show any artifacts after 30 minutes of stress testing. then I tried furmark and although it helped me find the max heat of my overclocks its hard to see artifacting when using it. So then I thought why not use both at the same time? Since then I have been using both at the same to time to find a stable overclock, and although it does seem that my overclocks haven't been as high, I haven't had ANY crashes or artifacting in-game. has anyone else tried doing this, or does anyone think this is a bit overkill?
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post #2 of 11
Furmark is pretty good, OCCT is another one that I think has error reporting
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I've used occt but only on my cpu, is the gpu stress test any good?
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post #4 of 11
well with OCCT, it loads the card to 100% and has error reporting. It also has a GPU memtest which I like. I use furmark for testing temps as it seems to get the card the hottest though. Other than that I use heaven benchmark and 3dmark11 for further testing and benchmarking.
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post #5 of 11
My fav tool to test my gpu is games. They work good as testing programs and offer fun at the same time.
Other then that i use Furmark and 3d mark Vantage

    
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OCCT is the best, I have never seen a card artifact after it has passed OCCT. However, I cannot seem to get it to run properly in SLI.
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post #7 of 11
Run furmark then open up heaven benchmark while furmark is running lolz
 
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post #8 of 11
OCCT! It will find errors very fast if you have a bad overclock. It also has memory testing. I had my card Furmark stable at 875MHz, but after OCCT was done with it I found out that my max was 850MHz
 
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post #9 of 11
My favorite is OCCT. It gets the job done. I have not had any reasons to test my CPU for that long yet, but it's a great GPU stresser.
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My favorite is Crysis.
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