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I need something free that will stress the heck out of my gpu like a game would that I can just leave looping.
post #2 of 14
How about Furmark/GPUTool? It'll stress your GPU more than any game.
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Furmark is indeed excellent (it's nearly the best):

http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/
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post #4 of 14
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will this loop as long as I want? Thanks
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;12806663 
Furmark is indeed excellent (it's nearly the best):

http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/

Except it doesn't scan for artifacts..
I can cook up furmark stable overclocks, that will crash in minutes in game...
OP you could loop Crysis benchmark , Its a good representation of a real "gaming" load.. And has been known to find instabilities. .
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Originally Posted by geazy;12806682 
will this loop as long as I want? Thanks
Yep!

If you need assistance with using it, then post those questions in this thread.
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by Capwn;12806697 
Except it doesn't scan for artifacts..

GPUTool does.
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post #8 of 14
Sorry, but Furmark isn't a good "stress test." Furmark is good for maxing out the power load and temps of your GPU. I've ran Furmark for 24H w/o problems, but crash in a game like Crysis in less than 5M. Although I've had some luck running Unigine's Heaven benchmark in an endless loop for stability testing, I generally run Crysis: Warhead benchmark for 99 loops before I call my overclocks stable.
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post #9 of 14
Crysis maxed looped 20 times.
Vantage looped several times, Vantage will display artifacts and texture flashing if you're not stable.
These aren't set it and forget runs, you'll have to watch.

I stay away from furmark, it's actually too stressful(damage your card) and I've had good furmarks runs that didn't pass Crysis or Vantage looped with the same speeds.
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post #10 of 14
You could use OOCT. It has a wicked GPU stress tool that finds errors and will stress the heck out of your GPU. It also has infinity mode for loop tests.

I would recommend it.

http://www.overclock.net/downloads/191765-occt.html
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