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post #1 of 7
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Alright, so what program can you guys run which
will check if your overclock is 100% stable, and how long do you run it for?

I have Furmark/Kombuster/etc... etc.. but I'm not sure which one is
the fastest and most efficient way to quickly check for safe overclocks
on windows 7 64 bit

Thnx
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I used furmark to test the core overclock and heaven benchmark maxed out to test the memory overclock.
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post #3 of 7
Furmark and Kombustor are pretty much the same thing. The best way to check is to play games for a couple hours. Furmark has been known to kill cards.
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post #4 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Furmark and Kombustor are pretty much the same thing. The best way to check is to play games for a couple hours. Furmark has been known to kill cards.
well I can imagine if you don't watch it,
you gotta watch the temps really close because it shoots
up in no time
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
well I can imagine if you don't watch it,
you gotta watch the temps really close because it shoots
up in no time
Even when you do watch the temps sometimes something like a VRM goes. Furmark just puts so much load on everything that sometimes the parts can't take it.
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I've been using Furmark for 10 minute runs to check for artifacts while watching the temps though temps don't get too hot with the cooler, even on auto.

When you reach too high of an GPU OC, what happens...just artifacts on the screen?
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